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Patina Effect Using Tattered Angels Mists

Altering objects, turning the new into the old-looking, up-cycling and a variety of other crafty activities that nurture our gypsy souls require a variety of skills; one of the skills is achieving a realistic patina effect on our projects. There are various kits that help achieve faux looks like the Tattered Angels Naturally Aged Kits but you can also achieve the vintage look using what is in your stash already.

Our Crew member, Aga Baraniak plays with her TA Mists while altering a simple wooden box to give it a sophisticated, aged patina look.

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‘The idea was to turn a brand new object into a vintage-looking item using mists and some media. All you need to do is use your imagination while playing with the mists – it’s so easy. I love playing with mixed media and making my hands dirty; it’s the best way to literally feel what you’re doing and be part of the process.’ – explains Aga.

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Materials used:
wooden box
7gypsies paper Harmony: Pearls & Lace
7gypsies American Vintage: Vintage Photos

Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze Blue Oasis
Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist: Maya Blue, Verdigris, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Tattered Leather
Finnabair gesso

Ranger gloss medium and crackle paste
Viva Decor facetten lack
Renesans gilding paste
molds and modelling paste

Aga shares some tips with us too:

  • To make some of the elements shiny, I used gilding paste but you can use any kind of shimmering mist or Tattered Angels Glimmer Glaze
  • To make the lid slightly more interesting, I used some old photos from 7gypsies – I covered them with clear crackle paste to achieve the vintage look.

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If you’d like to see more of Aga’s projects, visit her blog.

Thank you for stopping by.

Happy crafting!



I am a mixed media crafter with passion for layers and textures. Architextures are my new love and I can feel the relationship going from strength to strength in the foreseeable future. I have worked with CCB since January 2017 and it felt like home straight away. The team is amazing and the crafting products are even better, which makes it perfect combination and an amazing place to be.


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  1. April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am Kathy Adams

    I just love this project! I love boxes and I love how you customized it. So inspiring!!!

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