Stained Art – Sunflower Table – Life Hacks Tips

Stained Art – Sunflower Table

Sunflowers happen to be one of my favorite flowers. It reminds me of my younger son, who has always loved them and wanted to have them planted!
I’ve done a handful of sunflower tables, but this one I’ll be sharing with you is a little different!

This is the first one I created and was my favorite of all of my sunflowers. Until now… now, I can’t decide which I prefer.

OK, on to this new sunflower…  This was the table I had to start with.

We just had the release of our new Wise Owl seasonal colors, and one of them is Goldenrod, so I decided to use it on the base of the table.

For the aged look on the base, I used Minwax oil-based stain and sealed the base with our Wise Owl Varnish in Satin.

I had decided to use this table at our local festival here in Franklin, PA, to do a demonstration on my staining technique.  This was what the design looked like at the end of the two days of staining during the festival.

I had a lot more detailing to do, but when I got it home and started really looking at it, I decided I wanted to try some COLORED stain on this one before I went in with the detailing!  I used General Finishes Dye Stain in Yellow for the sunflower.

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