I just finished up an enormous king sized bed. The owners gave me a photo of an Ethan Allen bed they wanted to copy - a very light glaze over a creamy white paint. One of the things that can be hard with glazing is getting a light, streak free finish. I have two huge suggestions in achieving this.
One, Old Masters Wiping Stain sold at Benjamin Moore retailers. It comes in half a dozen colors and the workable time is much longer than other glazing products I've used in the past. It is an oil-based product, so make sure to apply it in a properly ventilated area.
Two, a large china bristle brush for blending. This brush works wonders and is a must-have for a streak free finish. These can be found at any paint store and, to my knowledge, are not carried at your local hardware store.
First, wipe on your glaze with a lint free rag. Second, wipe it off with a clean rag. Third, blend with the brush.