Trash to Treasure Teapot

Trash to Treasure Teapot

Posted by DecoArt on Mar 23rd 2015

Give an old teapot new life with DecoArt Media paints and finishes.

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Instructions:

Original Teapot in a chipped and cracked condition.

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Teapot given two coats of Multi Surface paint.

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Die cut grunge board swirls and ivy leaves are glued into position along with half pearls.

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DecoArt Media line products used to antique the teapot.

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Two coats of fluid acrylic in Titan Buff are applied.

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Die cut swirls and half pearls are colored with a mix of Green Gold fluid acrylic & Gold metallic acrylic.

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Areas of the teapot are roughly dry brushed with Raw Umber fluid acrylic.

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Detail image of dry brushwork on spout.

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The teapot is covered with crackle glaze.

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Detail showing raw umber fluid acrylic in cracks of the dried glaze.

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The blue/green tone is achieved by coating the teapot with Patina Antiquing Cream which is wiped away using a baby wipe.

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Metallic gold is added to the rim of the pot over the crackle glaze.

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Teapot handle detail image.

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Spout detail image.

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Lid knob detail image.

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Rim of spout with additional gold acrylic added. Note the glaze extends inside the spout.

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