Glass Milk Bottles Get a PATINA Makeover!

2 Materials
1 Hour
Patina is a thin layer that forms on the surface of stone, copper, bronze and other metals. This reaction can be replicated with Dixie Belle Paint Patina Collection on other surfaces such as wooden furniture, plastic, cardboard, ceramic, glass and even styrofoam!
As you can see we started with a plain glass milk bottle! The first step for NON-metal pieces is a coat of Dixie Belle Paint! Remember: You do not have to use Prime Start on non-metal pieces.
After that you can apply two layers of Copper Patina Paint and activate with Blue Patina Spray! Sit back and watch the MAGIC happen!
You will achieve authentic copper and greenish/blue patina effects. This is an AUTHENTIC patina finish, not a faux finish. You may wipe it with a damp cloth or seal it with Gator Hide once you are happy with the results.
Prime Start is a product used to prep metal pieces before starting the patina reactions.
Patina Paint is infused with metal pieces and reacts when the Patina Spray is applied! You can find a tutorial that incorporates the Prime Start and a metal pieces in our projects!

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  • Pam Pam on Jul 26, 2017
    Would this work on terra cotta flower pot?

  • Michelle Caddick Michelle Caddick on Aug 13, 2017
    Do you ship to the uk? X

  • Mpe5044066 Mpe5044066 on Jan 29, 2018
    i used the bronze and plus twice and keep getting this finish and the second time I used very little spray, only one spray what should I do?


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