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Faux Copper Patina Tile with Texture

Metallic Lustre®

Faux Copper Patina Tile with Texture
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Faux Copper Patina Tile with Texture

designed by Bre Eggert

A tile square with stenciling and colorful metallic overtones provides interest to any corner.

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SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Stencils

  • Mandala (12" x 12") (ADS26)

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Coffee Bean (DA536)

Dazzling Metallics®

  • Dark Patina (DA248)

Metallic Lustre®

  • Copper Kettle (ML01C)

Texture Products

  • Dimensional Effects (DS109C)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • lint-free rag
  • painter's tape
  • cosmetic sponge (or art sponge)
  • 1" foam brush
  • palette knife (or putty knife)
  • plywood (12" x 12")

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Attach the Americana Decor Mandala Stencil to the plywood square in the desired location with painter's tape.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using a palette or putty knife, apply a thin, even coat of Dimensional Effects over the entire stencil. Carefully remove the stencil while the Dimensional Effects is still wet.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Allow the Dimensional Effects to dry completely before painting.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Paint the entire piece with a coat of Coffee Bean.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Using a cosmetic or art sponge, apply a coat of Copper Kettle to the entire piece. Let dry. Once dry, buff to shine with a lint-free rag. (Allow some of the Coffee Bean color to show through for added dimension.)
    Step 4 Example
  6. Using a clean cosmetic or art sponge, sparingly apply Dark Patina to achieve a copper patina effect. Scrub and wipe off any excess that is applied.
    Step 5 Example

HELPFUL HINTS

Allow plenty of time for the Dimensional Effects to dry. (It could take several hours.)