Patina paint projects are perfect for those who love that aged patina effect. Not everyone loves shiny and new. Some of us are more drawn to old things that proudly show their age with a layer of patina. Patina paint can be used to age your furniture, create a worn metallic finish, and even paint crafts for a unique look. Use a patina paint job on your next DIY creation for an aged look.
The new and shiny isn’t for everyone…..nope. Some of us are more drawn to old things that proudly show their age with a layer of patina. While real antiques are usually super expensive I’ve come across some super impressive techniques to age pretty much anything. Patina paint can be used to age your furniture, create a worn metallic finish, and even paint pumpkins for a unique look. The possibilities are endless when you decide to use a patina paint job on your next DIY creation. Whether you opt for a copper patina paint or a worn oxidized blue you can achieve so many different things with a faux patina painting technique.
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Patina Paint Project Ideas
These patina paint projects will allow you to turn brand new and cheap items into their vintage, worn out counterparts that will add a unique, rustic charm to your home. It doesn’t matter if you’re trying to age a bucket or a piece of furniture, take a look at these tutorials and you’ll find how to paint patina with the proper technique for your item. Also, if you have your own way to create a faux patina, I’d love to hear about it! Please PIN the main post, or from each source post and not individual images in this post. Enjoy.
Over 20 Unique and Creative Projects with Different Patina Paint Job Techniques
Would you ever consider painting actual pumpkins? See how these cute little pumpkins are transformed using patina spray paint for a unique patina effect. If you can do this with pumpkins just imagine what else you can use it on!
Painting Wood Furniture with Patina
Patina Painted Pumpkin Tablescape
Creating a gorgeous faux patina finish on furniture is something that really makes a statement. Check out this faux patina painting technique that makes this dresser gorgeous.
Patina Aged Painted Dresser from Do Dodson Designs
When you don’t want to wait for mother nature to do her thing you can take a new vase and make it look old with this DIY patina painted vase.
DIY Bronze Patina Vase from lovegrowswild.com
Sometimetimes furniture is old but not unique. Check out this metallic patina aged makeover creating an industrial look. That green patina is simply gorgeous.
Industrial Chic Metallic Patina Aged Vanity from Prodigal Pieces
This flower-toting bucket was found at a thrift store and had a very ‘thrift store’ look to it. Therefore in need of a pretty blue patina paint makeover. Now it looks more like aged metal than thrift store chic.
How To Create A Faux Patina Finish from canarystreetcrafts.com
Take a basic picture frame and give it your own special touch with a little paint and patina.
Add Paint & Patina to A Picture Frame from abeautifulmess.com
If you love the look of copper patina paint with oxidized blue then check out this DIY copper patina clay pot. Such a quick and simple update for your plants.
DIY Copper Patina Clay Pot Succulent Planter from thehappyhousie.porch.com
Light fixtures are often shiny and new, but you can change that. See how to make your shiny brass into old and patina blue.
Painting Verdigris On A Shiny Brass Light Fixture from inmyownstyle.com
The same goes for candlestick holders. Give your modern candlesticks an aged green patina finish.
How To Create Green Patina from maisondepax.com
The patina blue paint and copper patina paint are often considered the most popular, but if you prefer the aged rusty look you can create that too. See how to make your new items look rusty without the actual rust.
Rusty Iron Scrollwork DIY Jewelry Holder from averageinspired.com
I bet you haven’t seen this before! Creating a patina paint effect to age your bathtub. When you have a love of the vintage style but a brand spanking new bathtub, you can have the best of both worlds. How crazy cool is that?
A New Tub Turned Vintage With Lime & Chalk Paint from blog.jennasuedesign.com
Here is another furniture makeover with an added patina paint effect added for a softer aged finish. This dresser looks like it has been sitting in an old french chateau for years. It makes my heart skip a beat.
Patina Dresser from centsationalstyle.com
Mother nature can do a number on brass and metal. But when you don’t want to wait, you can speed up the process and create an oxidized green patina effect yourself.
How To Makeover A Brass Lamp from theinspiredhive.com
Some find great rusty items while thrifting and others just aren’t as lucky. No worries, make your something new look like something old. Create a rusty finish with this patina paint technique.
Get The Perfect Rusty Finish from littlehouseoffour.com
Have a bunch of buttons or random items laying around? Create a unique wreath and then give it a patina paint job so it looks like you have had it for ages. “Oh, this old thing?”
How To Create A Verdi Gris Finish In An Afternoon from craftsncoffee.com
Would you like a stone fountain in your yard? Those things can get pricey. But fake it til you make it and grab a plastic fountain for cheap and add your own patina paint finish. No one has to know that it hasn’t been around for ages, it just looks like it has.
DIY Aged Fountain from anoregoncottage.com
A mahogany dresser can be painted or refinished in so many different ways. Each furniture painter has there own style and technique. So why not take a chance and add a faux patina paint technique? This mahogany turned metallic patina makeover is absolutely breathtaking.
Metallic Mahogany Dresser from Brushed By Brandy
Succulents are all the rage lately. When creating your succulent letter go ahead and give the outside a subtle patina paint finish while you’re at it.
DIY Succulent Letter from lilyardor.com
Copper patina paint mixed with patina blue paint is an aged patina double whammy. It’s like a two for one deal, and they look fantastic together. Don’t you think?
DIY Copper Patina Clock from thegatheredhome.com
Hello gorgeous! Mason jars are so versatile and paint up so nicely. No matter what your plan is for them they look great with a copper patina paint job.
Mason Jars With A Blue Patina from suburble.com
Once you start, you just can’t stop. Check out how you can create a copper blue patina on just about anything. be careful because you just may start to paint everything with your patina paint.
Create A Copper-Blue Patina from thedomesticheart.com
Simple yet unique. These faux concrete planters look great with a rust patina. It seems to balance perfectly with the color in the succulents.
Faux Concrete Planters With A Rust Patina from brepurposed.porch.com
I bet this lantern looks like it has been sitting out in the rain and the elements. Yep, that the point. But it hasnt, this lantern was shiny and silver to start and has been given a quick patina paint effect makeover.
How To Get The Patina Look from dwellbeautiful.com
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Larissa ~ Prodigal Pieces says
Thank you for the shout-out. I love patina! 😀
Kelly Wilkins says
I love the piece with green yellow maybe some blue. My furniture I want to paint (bedroom) isn’t ornate. Have you used those wooden or rubber applications? I would be painting dresser chest of drawers and night stand. How much of each product do you think I’d need
kandice kullmann says
thank you! I actually have some of those appliqués but I admit that I haven’t tried them out yet. My friend Thea at That Sweet Tea life has used them and I think she has a tutorial on them. Id check with her