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I gave it a generous layer of dark grey. No priming necessary, the finish was very dry.- Next, I slathered on a coat of white gesso.- Then I wiped back the excess until I was happy with the finish. My favorite thing to wipe back with is an old t-shirt, or something similar.
How to Do an Antique Silver Finish I bought some wood frames at the thrift store recently for $3 each and wanted to do an antique silver finish on them. I also wanted it to look more like a wash and have the wood show through a little. To start, since I wanted the wood to show …
~ I have an ornate mirror that I've been thinking about refinishing ~ and this is the look I'd like to create! (photo by Jessica of Such Pretty Things)