Architectural Elements with Cat-arzyna

Autumn is the perfect time to create your own decor. I would like to show you how you can create your own attractive decorations that can be made quite quickly and easily. Iron Orchid Designs products by Prima allow you to add sophistication and style to your projects...

Autumn is the perfect time to create your own decor. I would like to show you how you can create your own attractive decorations that can be made quite quickly and easily. Iron Orchid Designs products by Prima allow you to add sophistication and style to your projects...

Here is what you will need: Start with a few Iron Orchid Designs products: - Paper Clay 8.8oz. Item: 655350814991 - Iod Vintage Art Décor Mould - Baroque 4 Item: 655350814809 - Iod Vintage Art Décor Mould - Baroque 6 Item: 655350814823 also: - All Purpose Glue ( I have used Hi-Tack ) - 2 x ball top post caps (You can buy them from your local home improvement center ) - Annie Sloan Paint Old White - Potato or corn starch  - DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylics Paint, 2-Ounce, Black Tie 

Here is what you will need:

Start with a few Iron Orchid Designs products:

- Paper Clay 8.8oz. Item: 655350814991

- Iod Vintage Art Décor Mould - Baroque 4 Item: 655350814809

- Iod Vintage Art Décor Mould - Baroque 6 Item: 655350814823

also:

- All Purpose Glue ( I have used Hi-Tack )

- 2 x ball top post caps (You can buy them from your local home improvement center )

- Annie Sloan Paint Old White

- Potato or corn starch 

- DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylics Paint, 2-Ounce, Black Tie 

Press the clay into the moulds to create the castings.

Press the clay into the moulds to create the castings.

Apply the castings to your post caps with glue. You have to glue the castings to your caps while the clay is still wet. Let the mould casting dry.

Apply the castings to your post caps with glue. You have to glue the castings to your caps while the clay is still wet. Let the mould casting dry.

The next step is to paint the pieces with Annie Sloan old white paint. 

The next step is to paint the pieces with Annie Sloan old white paint. 

While the paint is still wet, sprinkle with potato or corn starch to give them more texture. Use a wet brush dipped in paint and spread the starch on the surface.

While the paint is still wet, sprinkle with potato or corn starch to give them more texture. Use a wet brush dipped in paint and spread the starch on the surface.

Once dry, use another brush to paint with watered down black and a bit of brown acrylic paint. After that, wipe away with a clean paper towel as you go to create a beautiful, aged patina.

Once dry, use another brush to paint with watered down black and a bit of brown acrylic paint. After that, wipe away with a clean paper towel as you go to create a beautiful, aged patina.

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Now you can decorate your interior with charm of old French manor statues. These elements will look fabulous in your home... Happy creating ! ~Cat-arzyna

Now you can decorate your interior with charm of old French manor statues. These elements will look fabulous in your home...

Happy creating ! ~Cat-arzyna