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I have an old headboard and dresser that i would like to white wash could please explain to me how to do that!

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Here you go Tiffany.  Good luck, and don't skip any steps:

Make sure furniture is free of grease, dirt and dust.  
Sand (with a medium grit sand paper) all exposed areas of the furniture.
Dust with a clean, lint-free cloth.

Paint - your favorite color of white latex (water-based) paint.  Mix 2 parts paint with 1 part water.  Rag or brush on.

Recoat if necessary, wiping paint/water on and off until you get the desired look.

Regards,
Jenny

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