This project all came about because the front door handle broke. I mean, it broke BAD! lol We could not get in the house through the front door for a while.
I looked at this for a couple of days, trying to think of what I could do with it. Then, I came up with an idea! Using Kathy Adams patina video on a previous post, I started altering the handle.
As instructed, I painted a layer of Truffle Velvet.
Then, a layer of Copper Metal.
With my finger, I smudged some Fiji Velvet around.
You can see, I started to turn into a Smurf!
I added a layer of Cayman Sorbet over the Fiji Velvet.
I used a rag to rub the Cayman Sorbet deep into the crevices.
I sprayed a layer of Siesta Key Colorations.
I dropped Panache Minx onto the door handle then rubbed in it with my fingers.
I sprayed a layer of Rust Colorations.
I finished the handle off by splattering Midnight Minx all over it.
I planned on hanging this door handle on a fence. The wire I had was a stark contrast to the patina door handle so I had to fix that!
I went through the same exact steps, but this time I used my fingers for all of the steps. I started with a layer of Truffle Velvet.
Then, a layer of Copper Metal Effects.
Then, a layer of Fiji Velvet.
A layer of Cayman Sorbet.
I sprayed a layer of Siesta Key.
A layer of Panache Minx.
A layer of Rustic Colorations.
And, finished it off with splatters of Midnight Minx.
I took the patina'd wire and wrapped in through, in, out and around the handle to hold it in place on my wrought iron fence.
Here's the lower portion all wired up.
And, here is the full handle wired onto the fence!
Until next time...