Annie Sloan shares a wonderful technique that works to bring out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors and frames! Buy Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® from local stockist Brenda Brown @ Annex of paredown in Ann, Arbor
Distressed painted furniture ideas, I d o this quite often and the results are great. The possibilities are wide because there are so many stiles to choose from. I at times make it into an easel too (Thrift Store Diy Furniture)
paint Paris Gray over gold frames and let dry. Sand with wet rag & use coat of clear wax and then a coat of dark wax. After coating the dark wax, take old t shirt and dab clear wax on it, rub over the dark wax, taking off all the excess.