paint gold on piece first and then dry brush turquoise over vaseline as a resist. Distress and then wax with brown antiquing wax or stain and rub off immediately and seal with poly. I would use a different color blue but I still really like this.
PlumSiena: What a Wall! Emily Swift-Jones She began with a normal, painted wall, smoothed it out with joint compound, primed with shellac and then went to town. The steps included Dutch metal gold leaf, patinating the gold leaf, glazing with oil colours and varnishing for the top coat. At the end, she embedded tiny glitter flakes into the tacky varnish.