My obsession with Robins Egg Blue started with this little box, working with colors to get the box to match the drawers.Then I came across this wonderful sugar bowl with aqua patina on it.The silver plate was to new looking. I sanded it down. I tried to patina it, using a variety of techniques, I wasn't real happy with it, it turned to dark. so I sanded it lightly, sprayed it with a fixative, painted it with blue-greens. It was still to new looking
After painting the nest and flowers I put on a crackle finish...carefully I started out with Champagne gold, it was pretty, but I really couldnt see the cracks and it was to shiny.
So I jumped in and went for it...a dark metallic paint, wiping and blending...oooh I was loving it.
I just love how it turned out.. aged to perfection! I primed the center and painted it with chalkboard paint. Let me know how you like it. It's going to be added to my Ebay