I recently painted a hutch in Aubusson Blue Chalk Paint and when I was done it looked a little well blue. So I decided to apply White Wax to highlight the details. Very easy to use, my new favorite. **Miss Mustard Seed WHITE WAX
3 of the most common ways to give painted furniture piece an antique look: Paint Distress Stain This process involves doing the basic painting process and then using some kind of hand (not electric) sander
This is how I distress my mantle and it's so easy! How to "distress" painted wood furniture. The technique she uses is a little different than what I've done. Looks easier.with a little less dramatic of an effect.