Updated Metal Vase

Updated Metal Vase

Posted by DecoArt on Oct 14th 2020

Turn an ordinary thrift store find into a modern accent statement with DecoArt® Silk™.


    • clean cloth
    • newspaper
    • medium round brush
    • metal vase


    1. Gather the materials.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Wipe down the vase to remove any dirt or grime. Prime the areas where you want to add color by painting them with two coats of Navy Blue. (Using a medium round brush, you can get a nice coverage and minimal brush-strokes.) Let dry completely.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Rinse the medium round brush and use to paint on Navy Silk. Allow to dry. Add another coat if needed. Allow to dry completely.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use a brush or a finger to apply a light coat of Matte Metallics Champagne to the top section of the vase. Let dry completely.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. After the paint is completely dry, buff the surface of the vase with a piece of newsprint or newspaper.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Buffing the surface brings out the beautiful golden specks in the Silk paint.
    12. Instruction #6