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.
Sanded the frame to bare wood so the Iron Orchid Clay Applique & Titebond III wood glue will adhere properly.
Dust mould with Corn Starch.
Take off excess Clay with paint stick
Roll the mould so the Applique removes with ease.
Glued & ready to paint.
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.
Iron Orchid Designs Moulds are so easy to use.
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)