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Published on November 5th, 2013 | by Jules Yap


Aged in an Hour


Materials: Ordning Utensil Caddy, Modern Masters “Metal Effects” paint and patina

Description: My old stereo speakers were a lil’ too silver for me, so I decided to “age” them a bit for that “Vintage Industrial” look.

Since I had the paints out (Modern Masters “Metal Effects” reactive paint and patina solution) I decided to make a candle holder out of my old ORDNING Utensil Caddy.

I put bumpons on some cardboard so the caddy could resting above the work area.

I used a combination of the Iron, Bronze, and Copper reactive paints. I brushed them on, and went over again with a sponge.

I waited the few minutes the instructions said and than sprayed on the rust activator, than the blue patina activator.

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I then sprayed on a matte finish sealer.

Add candle and . . . (O:

~ Michael McCleary, Myersville,MD

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"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

One Response to Aged in an Hour

  1. Stefano Roma Leo Fund London says:

    Nice job (y)

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