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How to Create Aged Silver Doors

Learn how our DIY Network experts apply a silver paint technique to French doors to create an aged appearance.

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paint doors with silver metallic paint
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  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Difficulty

    Easy to Moderate


Step 1: Paint the Doors

Paint the doors with silver metallic paint.

Step 2: Splatter Tinted Glaze on the Doors

Mix a dark glaze using four cups of latex paint glazing liquid, then add a couple of drops of tint.

Use a toothbrush to spatter a darker glaze over the silver. You can try this on a piece of cardboard first to practice this technique.