faux mercury glass frames: Metal Leafing--in this case I used silver--which is actually aluminum--cause, well, we're working on a budget right?? Metal Adhesive--known as 'size' A soft natural bristle brush Annie Sloan Chalk Paint--well that's what I use cause I don't want to sand and prime!! Annie Sloan Dark Wax A few throw away rags for buffing And the 'thing' to be silvered!!
Annie Sloan shares a technique that brings out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors & frames. Apply ASCP to the surface, getting it into all the recesses. Once the paint has dried thoroughly, take a damp cloth and wipe over the raised carving leaving paint in the recesses. By wiping just a few times, paint can be left as a wash over some of the raised areas so the effect is soft, or it can be wiped quite cleanly so the difference in the gold and pai...
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