Monday, April 22, 2013

D.I.Y. Faux Metal Letter

Give a paper mache letter a metallic makeover!

Crafted by Brad and Raven.


  • Paper Mache Letter
  • Metallic Spray Paint
  • Metallic Acrylic Paint
  • Upholstery Tacks
  • Paintbrush

1.  Insert the upholstery tacks around the front edges of the letter.
2.  Spray paint the letter in a metallic color.
3.  Set it aside to let dry.
4.  Once dry, use a dry paintbrush and dab it into metallic acrylic paint.
5.  Paint the color on in a scrubbing manner to create the metal rust look.

6.  Set it aside to let dry.

You can spray on a sealer for a glossy look or leave it as is.

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