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Thrift Store Wall Calendar Turned Into Rustic French Message Board

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I transformed this Thrift Store wall calender into a rustic French Message Board by using Iron Orchid Designs Mould & air dry clay. Painted it in Heirloom Traditions Paint, Black Bean, Irish Creme & Repose. Clear wax & Ancient aging dust was also used.
  • thrift store wall calendar turned into rustic french message board
Before
  • thrift store wall calendar turned into rustic french message board
Sanded the frame to bare wood so the Iron Orchid Clay Applique & Titebond III wood glue will adhere properly.
  • thrift store wall calendar turned into rustic french message board
Dust mould with Corn Starch.
  • thrift store wall calendar turned into rustic french message board
Take off excess Clay with paint stick
  • thrift store wall calendar turned into rustic french message board
Roll the mould so the Applique removes with ease.
  • thrift store wall calendar turned into rustic french message board
Glued & ready to paint.
  • thrift store wall calendar turned into rustic french message board
Heirloom Traditions Chalk Style Paint in Irish Creme and then Repose. Wet distressed with damp rag to pull back the layers of paint. Clear wax & Heirloom Traditions Ancient Aging Dust in the details.
  • thrift store wall calendar turned into rustic french message board
  • thrift store wall calendar turned into rustic french message board
Iron Orchid Designs Moulds are so easy to use.
  • thrift store wall calendar turned into rustic french message board
  • thrift store wall calendar turned into rustic french message board
  • thrift store wall calendar turned into rustic french message board
  • thrift store wall calendar turned into rustic french message board
You can purchase these moulds on my Amazon store: http://astore.amazon.com/rehtofab-20

Materials I used for this project:

  • Heirloom traditions paint   (http://heirloomtraditionspaint.mybigcommerce.com)
  • Iron Orchid Designs Moulds   (http://astore.amazon.com/rehtofab-20)
  • Air Dry Clay   (http://amzn.to/2nZ1s9L)

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