Chas' Crazy Creations
Chas' Crazy Creations
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Patina Pennies on Letters

7 Materials
$10
1 Day
Easy

I had some letters I was going to hang up in our home but they needed a little something. I love pennies so I decided to try making patina pennies and adhering them to my letters to give it what I felt was missing.


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patina pennies on letters

Wash Your Pennies -


Wash your pennies with Dawn and baking soda to clean off the oils and dirt on them.

patina pennies on letters

Drain, Rinse, & Dry -


Drain the soapy baking soda water, rinse the pennies off, and let them dry.

patina pennies on letters

1:1 Ratio of Vinegar and Salt


Mix together equal parts of vinegar and salt so that it coats all of the pennies. Let the pennies soak for 30 minutes.

patina pennies on letters

Drain out the mixture but don't rinse.

patina pennies on letters

Place the pennies on a baking sheet and let them dry completely. You can add more salt over them as they're drying if you wish. Pennies will patina at different rates and colors.

patina pennies on letters

Once they're dry they are ready to use.

patina pennies on letters

I had these plain letters that I wanted to spruce up.

patina pennies on letters

I placed my pennies onto the letters.

patina pennies on letters

I hot glued the pennies into place.

patina pennies on letters

Then you can hang them up in your home.

patina pennies on letters

There are so many possible places to use these fun letters.

patina pennies on letters

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