Crackling A Wall Leads To A Cracked Chest Of Drawers…

I was commissioned late last year to create an accent wall in a client’s loft area – a  not to dark and not too heavy crackle







Soon after,   I pulled out a chest of drawers that had previously been painted white, and went to town …





I used CeCe Smoky Mountain Gray, sanded it back to some white, then sealed and aged it in one, using Liberon Walnut Wax-



I get asked alot about the crackle finish, after all my store is based on a do-it-yourself concept.  This finish ISNT part of our DIY offerings.   The crackling products  I use are from a company called Faux Effects – they are one of the bigger faux finishing manufacturers, and their products are geared toward professional use, training required or in the minimum,  recommended…


  I am not certified to sell OR train any Faux Effects finishes,   thus this is one finish that if you like it you’ll need to buy it.  This custom, one of a kind piece is available for purchase in our showroom –


 That piece is what prompted me to crackle the focal wall in our new store…


Come visit us!

Our  online store carries all the CeCe products required to complete these finishes, and of course if you’re local to Metro Detroit stop by and we’ll hook you right up at our  retail studio on Van Dyke Rd in Shelby Township.

ARE YOU READY TO GET your paint on?

If you want to place an order, click on the  store button below.


2 responses to “Crackling A Wall Leads To A Cracked Chest Of Drawers…

  1. Michele A. McMillan

    Totally awesome finish. Would be a striking piece to compliment finishings in a Great Room, Bedroom, Library, Foyer, etc. You are so right when you say one of a kind. Any designer should jump at the chance to place this in her/his client home.

  2. Love all these wonderful items, they all look great ,display is everything, You do that so well in your new facility! Keep up the good work!

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