I am really excited to demonstrate how I glaze furniture. I have gotten hundreds of e-mails about how to do my refinishing techniques, and glazing furniture is one of my favorite things to do. It cam be tedious, but glazing furniture creates such a UNIQUE look when I get done. So, I decided that videoing a few projects might you to see just how EASY this glazing technique is.  A lot of people are nervous to try it. Don’t be! Really, it is super duper easy and fun, and it gives such a unique look to your furniture when you are done.

I broke the tutorial up into two sections. At this point, I have already primed (with KILZ) and painted (with Krylon Ivory Gloss spray paint). The paint had dried over night and I began the glazing process.
The first video shows how to effectively get the glaze into the “nooks and crannies” (that’s what I call them) of the furniture.

My cute hubby did this for me while I videoed (after a little persuasion). Thanks Babe. Don’t mind our kiddos in the background! :)

The next video demonstrates how to wipe off the glaze with a damp cloth. We started filming this video directly after the other video ended. (We did not wait until the glaze dried…it was 30 seconds later).

I hope this gives you a little better of an idea of how to glaze your next furniture transformation project! It makes the detail stand out and accentuates the furniture so well!

Have a great weekend!


  1. says

    Awesome vids. To Lissa above, a dry rag will leave much more glaze on your painted surface, but it might be the look someone's going for??? I will always use a wet rag in the future, cuz you can always use more glaze if it's not "aged" enough.

    LOVE those glazing earrings, BTW…way to glam it up :)

  2. says

    Can I make a request? I want to save this tutorial…and I've been doing that on pinterest with other tutorials. But I can't "pin" videos. I would love if you added a picture to this post so I can pin it and reference it down the road. Thanks.

  3. says

    I want to paint and glaze our piano, but there really aren't any intricate details. Do I need to spread glaze over all of the flat surfaces or just where the pieces join to create crevices?

  4. says

    What kind of glaze do you use, and where do you get it? I know you have done this a lot and would love to use the same thing you do!

  5. says

    I love the look of the glaze. I'm new at trying my hand at repurposing and am wondering if you can get glaze in other fun colors like elecrtic blue or red. <3 your blog! Gives great ideas to newbies like myself :)

  6. Laura Tully Zwickl says

    Ok, I am ready to glaze. What type of paint do you use to mix with the glaze? What is the ratio? THANKS!!!

  7. says

    Thank you so much for all of your insight. I love how you teach us how to do things for ourselves. Thank you for these videos. You're so awesome and amazing!

  8. says

    Yeah I just liked hearing your voice although a little shot of your sweet face would have been awesome too. I heart glazing. I think I have you to thank for my love of black glaze instead of brown. Hugs friend!

  9. says

    Hey! Thanks for posting the video tutorial :-) I'm refinishing a baby wardrobe and this is definitely the look I'm after. If I'd started painting on the glaze without seeing this clip I'd have freaked out at the black colouring! LOL! Thanks again!

  10. Carla says

    Love the look, beautiful job! I would like to know if you mixed your own glaze and if you did, what was your recipe? Or, was it a premixed glaze? Thanks for sharing.

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