Gather your supplies
- Mirror with frame
- Artists’ acrylic paints in black and gold
- Texture paste
You’ll also need
Painter’s tape; paper; white chalk; lint-free cloths; palette knife; piping set; paint tray; paintbrushes; MDF frame; plastic stencils
STEP 1 Cover mirror with paper, using painter’s tape to mask off the frame. Draw the moulding design in the corners with chalk and wipe off excess with a cloth.
STEP 2 Fill a piping bag with texture paste using a palette knife, then pipe paste onto chalked designs.
STEP 3 Pipe a border of lines and dots around the inner and outer edges of frame. Let paste set.
STEP 4 Apply 1-2 coats of gold paint over entire frame and texture paste designs with a paintbrush, let dry.
STEP 5 Apply a light coat of black paint over gold paint.
STEP 6 When black paint is tacky, use wet and dry cloths to rub off paint to get the aged look. Let dry. Remove paper and tape.
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