Basic info for painting stained wood.
Painted and Distressed French Dresser - using crackle tex gives this piece that authentic been - around - forever finish - via Restore Interiors
Crackle paint is a fun decorative finish that does not require any expensive specialty paint. Adding a crackle finish to an object will give it an aged look. You can crackle finish furniture, an old wooden box, cabinets, a picture fram.
There's no need to buy expensive crackle medium to create crackled paint effects. Make paint crackle by first brushing on a layer of Elmer's Glue-All.
elmers crackle paint - allow glue to get tacky before applying paint.