27 November 2016

Faux Rust Meets Christmas!


There are a few tricks on creating faux rust on objects,
but this one is probably the easiest!

To make faux rust Christmas letters:

you need pre painted white wood letters.

White craft glue or mod podge.
Ground cloves and cinnamon.

On a newspaper covered table, use a paint brush to spread the glue on to each letter one by one. 
Sprinkle/ or sieve over the cinnamon.
Add more glue is needed to throw on pinches of cloves..
The cloves is darker than the cinnamon so it gives a nice rust worn patina.

I created a rusty 'HOHO' 
How cool is that?
The bonus is all that cinnamon and cloves is
making my sitting room smell 'Oh so much like Christmas'!
Divine!


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5 comments:

  1. Very neat idea! I'm sure it does smell really good. Great "hack"! Visiting from Snickerdoodle Sundays party.

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  2. What a great idea! I love the look and having the wonderful aromas is a bonus! Thanks for partying with us!

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  3. Awesome idea, Tracey! Aww the scent of cinnamon and cloves drifting through the air must really bring on the Christmas spirit xo

    Carla aka Mrs R @ SimplifyLifeWithMrsR.com

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  4. Ha! This is absolutely brilliant I never would have expected the use of spices to spice up the letters. Merry Christmas Tracey!

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