Metallic finishes are everywhere in home decor. We are seeing gold, silver, brass and copper finishes all over Pinterest, Instagram and the decorating magazines. From entire pieces of metallic furniture to hints and accents, metallic finishes are everywhere.
So, you know you want to incorporate metallics into your furniture projects but you aren’t sure what type of metallic finish would be best for your project.
Although there are many ways to create metallic finishes, there are three that are the most popular and easy to apply – metallic wax, metallic leaf, and metallic paint.
Here’s an overview of each method, when and how to use them and what you can expect...
“Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off.”
The world’s most elegant woman, Coco Chanel, was said to have given that advice to follow when dressing with accessories.
Now, I know what you're thinking...what does this have to do with furniture finishes?
Well, let me tell you.
I know how to do a lot of cool finishes and I know of some great products and techniques. I know that transfers, decoupage, new knobs, gold leaf, salt wash, guilders paste, crackler, etc. are amazing products that do amazing things for furniture.
I also know something else...