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Painted Leaf-Appliqué Furniture Set

"Its matte finish makes things look aged," says home editor Lorna Aragon.

Painted Leaf-Applique Furniture Set

Photography: Marcus Smith

Source: Martha Stewart

materials

  • Construction adhesive (pictured: Loctite PL200 Projects adhesive, walmart.com, $5)

  • Grey chalk paint (try: PPG's Ultra-Hide Zero Pebble Grey Flat, homedepot.com, $16.97/gallon)

steps

  1. Before you paint, lay the mirror and drawers on the floor to map out vine placement.

  2. Paint appliqué vines and furniture separately; let completely dry.

  3. Once both are dry, secure them using a caulk gun loaded with heavy-duty construction adhesive.

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