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Sunday, April 3, 2011

My first attempt at Antiquing Glaze....

So I had this ugly "thing" that I got at goodwill not even sure exactly what it was supposed to be, all I knew is it had potential.

I first started with priming it and then painted it with white gloss spray paint.  But it still didn't do it for me.

So when I read on

about her Glazing 101, I thought how fun (I should try this).
Ok so this stuff is really cool....Valspar Antiquing Glaze - Asphaltum 98278. It was about $9.00 for the bottle at Lowe's, but as I've read on The Speckled Dog Tutorial, a little goes a LONG way. I didn't even put a dent into my bottle, just used what was inside the cap...

After I was done - 3 coats of Glaze.  I was still missing something...but didn't know what.
So then I remembered the two little bunnies I got for $1.00 at Goodwill.  So I antiqued them too....He's got one coat, waiting for the 2nd.
Here is the final with it all put together...


I know you just love my twine eggs and moss eggs, stay tuned for how I made those....so much fun!

There you go...so happy!  Happy Day...Heather

I'm joining up with....


Linda@Coastal Charm said...

I just started glazing a couple of months ago and just LOVE it...this stuff really rocks! Hop over and share your goodies at my NTT party...hope to see ya there.


⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜ said...

How cute. You did a great job for your first attempt. Thanks for joining my newbie party. I am a new friend now and hope you did the same. I host this party every Monday so see you again.

emilysnan said...

hiya , great work with the glazing , the bunnies are a cute addition , i am visiting from debbies newbie party and your newest follower , hope to see you at mine sometome