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Faux Silver Leaf Tutorial from The Ivy Cottage Blog | Positively Splendid {Crafts, Sewing, Recipes and Home Decor}

We’ve got another terrific feature this week: a truly ingenious project step-by-step compliments of Amanda from The Ivy Cottage Blog!***Hello Positively Splendid readers! This is Amanda from The Ivy Cottage Blog. I am totally psyched to be guest posting on one of the most inspiring blogs out there in blog land! Hopefully, my tutorial inspires...Read More »

Cakestandheaven.com sells these delightful tea cup lamps. Love their creativity. Great inspiration for an up-cycling project too

If you're looking for some new ideas, here are 12 creative thrift store DIY art & decor projects. From wall art to furniture makeovers, there's something for everyone! So get ready to get inspired and start shopping

Artisan Enhancements foil samples at Maison Decor.  Great tutorial for creating a metallic finish on Amy Chalmer's blog.

Aged silver leaf on a cabinet is a beautiful look. Want to get the look without the hassle? Our lovely cabinet was not so lovely to begin with, take a look at its transformation. This wood cabinet is an old stereo cabinet. The front panels had cracked decorative panels that we removed. Next step was using Annie Sloan's wonderful paint to cover. We used Graphite Chalk Paint for the base to our silver leaf effect. After the paint dried we applied a coat of Artisan Enhancements Leaf and Foil…

Tutorial & Tips for using tinfoil to create Faux Finishes on Anything!

We’ve got another terrific feature this week: a truly ingenious project step-by-step compliments of Amanda from The Ivy Cottage Blog!***Hello Positively Splendid readers! This is Amanda from The Ivy Cottage Blog. I am totally psyched to be guest posting on one of the most inspiring blogs out there in blog land! Hopefully, my tutorial inspires...Read More »

How to make an outdated mirror look antique with silver leaf paint, antiquing glaze and french gilding wax.

I picked up this pretty little mirror last Fall at an auction. I originally intended on incorporating it in some way in my daughter's room due to its charming size. But, things

Liquid silver leaf paint

Just in case you haven't noticed, I love the look of tarnished silver. You've seen it in many of my posts. Way back in May I showed you a gold mirror frame I was contemplating changing to silver. Well, I did it. It took a while for me to decide. I thought the look of tarnished silver would look nice with the worn mirror. The brass frame was painted gold by someone long ago, it wasn't gilded. I don't paint over vintage gold gilding. I just don't. I removed a little more of the silvering, and…

Eye For Design: Decorating With Faux Finishes And Old World Textures

If you love the look of the aged-plaster walls, marble, stone and wood grain found in European homes, try recreating the dimension, depth, beauty and drama on your own walls with faux painting. Faux is a French word for artificial or imitation and faux finishing techniques will give the appearance of a material such as stone, metal, or wood, and architectural style aesthetic to your walls. Faux finishing has been used as decorative arts as far back as cave paintings, the tombs of Ancient…

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