Welcome to DIYDriftwood.com where we pay homage to the beauty of driftwood – its simplicity yet inexplicable beauty in the washed out grays, whites and beige tones, the mix of smooth and textured surfaces. A testament to natural forces that starts out as a simple unassuming piece of wood and, through the many years of nature’s unrelenting assaults and batterings, still manages to emerge as one of its most unique and stunning works of art.
Our latest blog is How to Create a Driftwood Thanksgiving Centerpiece. You might think it’s too early to think about Thanksgiving already but it takes time to get those projects done!
Through the years, I’ve learned different faux painting and simple homemade weathering techniques that I’ve used to successfully achieve a driftwood finish on furniture, and will share them with you here for those who like to get their hands dirty. (See Video). But I’ve also discovered a proven formula that, when mixed with water, can be easily applied to any unfinished and untreated wood furniture to achieve a spectacular weathered driftwood finish usually within minutes. I couldn’t be happier with the results. For those who would like a simpler, safer and easier way to achieve an elegant Driftwood Weathering Wood Finish and to see samples of how it works – click here. And our new Driftwood Final Finish Liquid Wax is now available. It’s a great finish if you want to preserve the color of your Driftwood Weathering Wood Finish. We highly recommend it for use with the Driftwood Weathering Wood Finish.