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How to Give Decorative Accessories an Antique Look

Give picture frames an antique look with just a few strokes of paint.

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give decorative accessories an antique look
  • Time

    1 hour

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Difficulty



Step 1: Apply a Silver Latex Paint

Wipe frames with a damp cloth to remove the dust.

Dip the brush into silver paint, then remove most of the paint from the brush by rubbing it inside a cardboard box.

Apply silver latex paint using a dry-brush technique, dragging over the base and following wood grain.