Ready to give your mirror or frame a new look? Follow this tutorial by Mary Corrado Interiors to give your mirror a whole new look. Mary Used our Frankly Scarlet, a bright red, to give this mirror a whole new look! Watch as she transforms this frame with our Antique Waxes, Dust Of Ages, and more! You can shop what she used below.
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Frankly Scarlet One Step Paint
Dust Of Ages
Step One: Clean Area With Clean Slate
Step Two: Use Frankly Scarlet One Step Paint And Paint Edges
Step Three: Use Small Artist Brush To Apply Gilding Size
Apply Gilding Size on top of Frankly Scarlet One Step Paint. Gilding Size will go on white but dry clear.
Step Four: Allow Gilding To Dry
Step Five: Apply Gold Leaf On Top Of One Step Paint And Gilding
Step Six: Use A Clean Chip Brush To Pounce And Brush Gold Leaf
This will remove the excess Gold Leaf.
Step Seven: Use Steel Wool And Gently Go Over Gild
This will help the red to show through and take down the sheen.
Step Eight: Load Up Brush With Light Wax And Offload On To Cardboard
Step Nine: Lightly Apply To Area
Let surface dry.
Step Ten: Repeat Steps Eight And Nine With Dark Wax
Step Eleven: Apply Dust Of Ages
Step Twelve: Use A Lent-Free Rag To Buff The Area