I picked it up for $5, and brought it home to paint.
First, I primed it with Zinsser and my paint sprayer.
|Blended colors for each letter|
|Loading 2 paint colors onto the brush|
|After dipping the corner of the brush into each paint color, |
I work the paint into the brush by moving it back and forth in the paint.
|Scruffy brush used to create faux moss.|
Next, I added "moss" around the edges using a flat headed "scruffy" brush loaded with yellow and green paint, then "pounced" around all the edges of the plaque.
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Here's the finished product!
I need your help! Should I add an additional layer of varnish or glazing to add a patina? Or...should I leave well enough alone? Let me know what you think!
Coincidentally, Cottage and Vine also did a great makeover of this same plaque - check out her version!