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Wednesday, 30 March 2016

DecoArt Blogger Outreach Program: Up-cycled Vintage Magazine Holder


Hi all  
i am sharing my first make for the DecoArt Blogger Outreach Program. I have an altered magazine holder which i coated in Americana Chalky Finish paint.



I started by sanding off the old varnish and coating with Americana Decor  Innocent Chalky Finish paint.



I Then painted a layer of Weathered Wood crackle medium and let it dry before painting over with Americana Chalky Finish Everlasting Paint. 


I painted another coat of Weathered Wood Medium over the top and painted another layer of Americana Chalky Finish Innocent paint. As the paint layers cracked it toned down the pink a little and left this lovely distressed effect.




The Weathered Wood Medium creates large defined cracks.


I lined the bottom of the magazine holder with  Victorian Romance Decou-Page Paper

Thank you for visiting and for more inspiration  visit the DecoArt blog 








6 comments:

  1. This is stunning Katie!
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  2. Ooh, Katie, I love this! What a fab colour you have chosen! Now I think I NEEED a magazine rack to redecorate ;) xx

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  3. Awesome sauce upcycle! Isn't chalky paint and weathered wood amazing! Your technique is fantabulous and the color is so sweet. Congrats on your first post for the DA Blogger program! ~Niki

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