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From old furniture to small wooden items in a storage or even in the street, there is definitely something that deserves a second chance to be turned into a statement piece for?our home. Give your unwanted items a new look and create vintage pieces for your home with the Tattered Angels Decor &; DIY paints and High Impact paints. Both of them?work perfectly on wooden surfaces and can be mixed to give wider color choices. Use them on your DIY projects to redecorate, re-finish, upcycle or on any other mixed media creative project.

Crew members, Viktoriya Porechnaya and Carly Phillips show us two projects on how they used the paints to upcycle a simple wooden box and a hundred years old mirror framepillow cases vintage, making new, unique pieces for their homes.

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“;Many years ago post offices in our country packed parcels in wooden box. Now, these boxes are rarity. And when I found it, I always grab it. It is dirty and broken, but you can restorate and transform it into great elegant thing! You need only paints, brushes and stencil and pair of hours. I have some of these upcycled boxes in my home and I want to have more!”; –; as Viktoriya says.

Materials used:Tattered angels –; Decor &; DIY Paint –; SableTattered angels –; Decor &; DIY Paint –; JadeTattered angels –;? Decor &; DIY Paint –; Ivory

Tools used:Paint brushesStencilsPaper napkinsSponge

Step 1 –; Carefully, clean the box from any dirt.

Step 2 –; Paint the box outside and inside using Tattered Angels Decor &; DIY Sable paint using a?large flat paint brush.

Step 3 –; Dilute Tattered Angels Decor &; DIY Ivory paint with water and paint the box for more stylish look. Wipe off excess water with napkins and let it dry.

Step 4 –; Use a stencil and paint the pattern with Tattered Angels Decor &; DIY? Ivory paint and a sponge.

Step 5 –; Add more color details with Tattered Angels Decor &; DIY? Jade paint on the front and sides of the box

Step 6 –; Touch the edges and corners with semi-dried sponge and Tattered Angels Decor &; DIY Ivory and Jade colors –; this will give the box a uniform but slightly aged look.?

Step 7 –; Do the same?with an? old postal stamp.

The box is ready! It’;s an easy way to turn an unwanted plain container into a stylish organiser for your desk.

Find more of Viktoriya ‘;s work in her blog and Instagram.

While being a part of larger furniture, the “;Old dresser mirror from early 1900’;s“;, as Carly points out,? manages to combine memories of the past and the present so nicely.

Materials used

Tattered angels –; High Impact Paint –; BlueTattered angels –; High Impact Metallic Paint –; Light Gold Tattered angels –; High Impact Metallic Paint –; WhiteTattered angels –; Glimmer Mist –; It’;s Brown

Tools used

Sander Dermal Drill Old lamp wire

Step 1 –; Sand down the old paint and varnish.

Step 2 –; Coat with mixture of stain, High Impact Blue and stain furniture. Allow time to dry.

Step 3 –; Mix Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist and Metallic High Impact gold and white. Lightly brush in spots over stain and let dry.

Step 4 –; Screw in screws to hold wire, make a loop and add furelle to wire; crimp it with wire cutters. Repeat six more times.

Step 5 –; Paint with the black High Impact color ALWAYS KISS ME GOODNIGHT on bottom of frame.

Find more of Carly’;s work on her blog.

Having these awesome projects, it is time to look in your basement or storage room for any old item that can find it place back home. Select from the variety of Tattered Angels Decor &; DIY paints and High Impact paints, add some details with stencils or stamps and give a second life to any object.

Happy Upcycling!

Today we are going to be making an over-sized, outdoor, tussy mussy of sorts. ?Typically, a tussy mussy is a small, triangular, metal vessel designed to hold flowers. ?Sometimes they are used in weddings to hold bouquets or placed on doorknobs in the home. ?This chicken wire version is a monster sized reconfiguration of the idea, meant to add an outdoor “vase” for your garden. ?These could also be really fabulous at an outdoor wedding to line the aisles!

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