Great PearlEx Tutorial - metallic powder and then a patina finish with dark acrylic. I like using Inka Gold most of the time but sometimes a powder will work better for a technique. You can find both Pearl Ex Powders and Inka Gold at Poly Clay Play
mercury glass spray a very light base coat of any color Krylon spray paint, dry overnight spray a coat of Krylon looking glass paint immediately spray your piece with a 1/2 water/ 1/2 vinegar solution, let sit for a minute pop the little bubbles with a paper towel to make it shiny spary spray a very lightcoat of clear high gloss
ApPLe wReAtH~ I love making these. I 1st slice 1/4" slices, then poke a very small hole in the middle of the slices big enough for the thread/ribbon to go through. Then Dip apple slices in vanilla extract, then dip slices in mixture of apple pie spice mix (or use pumpkin pie spice mix). To the pie spice I add: a little ground cinnamon and a just a teenie tiny sprinkle of clove. place in lowest setting oven- mine is at 120F, for 2 hrs, turn over and bake another 2-3 hrs, till thoroughly dry.