Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Easy DIY From Plastic Scales to Vintage 'Antiqued Metal' Look..

I bought these plastic scales to try out an idea I had in mind for a while now.  I was trying to see if I could make them look like an old metal scales. I still need to paint the numbers back on but overall I think they came out good.  I want to do a bigger project using this technique so rather than take on a large scale project I thought I'd try out something a little small scale first. 

This scales had a clear plastic cover on the front so I popped  that off first and then painted the face of the scales with a mixture of some black and gold paints. The photo below shows a closer look where you can kinda see the old antique painted wrought iron look I was going for.
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I think it worked!



2 comments:

  1. Hi dear friend !! Que espectacular diy .. Adore el cambio que se le dio .. Parece realmente una pieza antigua

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  2. Thank you so much Angelica. DIY projects are so satisfying when they turn out right aren't they? Thanks once again for your lovely comments always.

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