DIY Barn Wood effect on new wood. With a paintbrush, paint a layer of water and then a layer of stain and rub it off quickly with a rag to get the gray color. The water keeps the stain from getting too far in the wood so it’ll be gray not black.
design a lot of coastal color palettes; there’s one that even I say “wow that turned out beautiful! I recently designed this color palette for a small home that had some light issues and a very dark wood floor. This color palette was perfect!