Homemade wood stains --> pennies soaked in vinegar for a week make gorgeous ocean blue stain

Excellent Patina Recipes!

To create patina on copper: add ammonia, salt and vinegar overnight.

Did you know you can dome pennies? This lady was making buttons with them and provides a tutorial, but I'm thinking jewelry....

step by step how-tos on bending pennies to make mosaic penny table. I won't make it but I know one kiddo who might want to make a smaller version.

vinegar + salt. Fill a quart yogurt container half full of vinegar, and 1tsp salt. dunk any metal you want to age.

Patina Formulas

This is Nuts!!! ReFab Diaries: Upcycle: Bubblewrap Beads!~Ironing layers between parchment paper to create the "shell" material. Super net.

Free shipping and returns on 10 Strawberry Street Copper Mug at A burnished copper mug fashioned with an antiqued finish adds eye-catching, vintage appeal to any cocktail or dinner party.

SO AWESOME!!! Soak steel wool in apple cider vinegar, rub down new wood with the soaked steel wool for an instantly aged wood look. Good to know for "vintage" signs.

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Inspiring...enlarge your own stamped fingerprint, print out and use carbon paper to copy the fingerprint cut/paste/write/colour/ write memories/phrases/poems or something personal...more suggestions?

Penny covered table or shelf-- needs epoxy. Also can makes tiles for the floor or anything.

25 creative ideas for home decorating with pennies

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Penny Backsplash | Community Post: 25 Pretty Penny Projects To DIY

Pressed Penny Charm Bracelet. Now I know what to do with all those pressed pennies!

Now that's Crayon Art

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felt wall hanging