I found a "recipe" on Pinterest for "aging" metal. It sounded easy enough so I decided to give it a go on some metal clips I picked up at Hobby Lobby.
The one on the left is the "aged" one and the one on the right is a regular one.
This photo might be better! Huge difference, right?! All you do for the aged look is use some sandpaper on the piece you want to age. I scuffed mine in random places. Then add to a cup of equal parts bleach and vinegar (do this outside as the fumes are noxious). I left mine in for a few hours, rinsed a few times and then let bake in the sun. I'm loving the look!
And speaking of loving new looks, this is the muffin tin I picked up on Friday. After a few coats of white paint, it's the perfect organizer for my craft room. And here's the petite frame I also picked up from the thrift store.
I have it hanging in the tea room. I'm using small frames to cover up the gaps in the wood. I gave it a few coats of white paint and switched out the old photo for this great Eiffel Tower one.
No garage sales this weekend for me. I just didn't want to brave the heat. Linking to The Creative Home & Garden Hop.