How to Make Faux Iron Patina Ornaments

Hello friends. I hope you’ve been doing well. I can’t believe it’s already November and this my first Christmas post of the year. 
Today I wanted to show you how to make these faux iron patina ornaments. I was inspired by some I saw on Studio McGee. 
I think I was able to achieve the look I was going for. 

These are plastic ornaments which I got from Michaels. 
I started by mixing some black acrylic paint and some baking soda to give them a rough texture. 
Once dried, I randomly added bronze and gold paint. I rubbed it with my hand and as I did that, the texture of the black and baking soda started to
I then added tiny bits of turquoise paint to add to the patina and lastly, while the paint was still wet, I sprinkled some cinnamon to resemble rust. 
This part i optional

Here is a video showing you how I did it. 

I also painted the little hook of the ornament with bits of black to tie it all in. 

I think the little ones look like they have been unearth from the ground. 🙂 
And here are some other beautiful ideas from my friends. Please make sure you check them out. 🙂

A huge thank you to my friend Kristen for putting this hop together. See you soon. xo


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