Naturally Aged Faux Finish Frame

If you haven’t had a chance to work with Tattered Angels Naturally Aged Paint kits, you’re missing out! These kits were designed to take on the faux finish if natural elements such as wood, metals, architectural finishes and more. This layout uses the rusty metal kit as a way to draw attention to the focal point of the layout, that beautiful rusty truck!

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Follow along as Karan Gerber shows us how to create this rustic layout from start to finish.


1. rusty metal paint system
2. gesso
3. heat tool
4. chipboard
5. papers
6. tags
7. die cuts
8. brads
9. photo

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Prep surface with gesso.

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Prep chipboard with gesso.

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Add other embellishments.

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Follow directions on the instruction on the inside of the paints system. All Naturally Aged Kits come with step-by-step photo instructions. You can also view them online at

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 Add more layers of color.

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Heat set to dry then add papers and tags.

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 Add photo and layer on die cuts or any other embellishments.

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 Thanks Karan for sharing this wonderful tutorial with us!


Canvas Corp Brands is the home of Tattered Angels, 7Gypsies and Canvas Corp (Canvas Home Basics). We are a manufacturer of surfaces, paint and vintage reproductions coming to you from Springdale, Arkansas.

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