Create an aged look on wood

letter holder

Learn how to paint and decorate timber objects to create an aged effect.

This letter and key holder we are decorating was made by the team at Buildeazy.Com.

Letter holder awaiting decoration

Material list

1. 4 water-based paints:
- 1 undercoat of any color
- 2nd coat a dark brownish color
- 3rd coat a light bright green
- 4th coat a metallic bronze
2. Crackle medium (not essential) for making an aged look
3. Masking tape
4. Sponge and paint brushes
5. Ruler
6. Pencil and eraser