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May 21, 2012

"My-easy-to-make-style", part 2: tarnished copper . Łatwe-do-zrobienia, cz.2 - zaśniedziała miedź

Still having problems with commenting and my laptop, that's why I am posting this much later than "very soon".;D

I tried different shapes and, mostly: new colour.

This time it is supposed to be tarnished copper. Mixed green, blue and white acrylic paints and after painting added a bit of copper colour here and there too.

I really love the pattern on this big square table.:)

Big, big, big thanks go to:
Flor - yellow roses
Sans - basket, other flowers

Hope you like these garden furniture too!

Wciąż mam problemy z komentowaniem i moim laptopem, dlatego tego posta publikuję z małym opóźnieniem.:) Tym razem wypróbowywałam inne kształty i kolor: zasniedziałą miedź. Najbardziej podoba mi się wzór na tym dużym kwadratowym stole.;) Mam nadzieję, że meble Wam się spodobają.


Drora's minimundo said...

Lovely colour. I'd love to make furniture legs like these. I think I'll try making them from cane. After soaking the cane for a while, it bends easily. The square table and stools are gorgeous.
Hugs, Drora

The Old Maid said...

Oh, cane, Drora? Need to try it one day.:) Mine are made of the jewlery parts: tubes of necklaces and ... toothpicks!
Happy you like my furniture! Thank you!!

Dark Squirrel Victoria said...

Verdigris is one of my favorite finishes! Perfect for garden furniture, great job.


Maria Ireland said...

Your garden furniture is wonderful. I love the table. You always have so many fantastic ideas. I love to visit your blog.
Hugs Maria

The Old Maid said...

Thank you so much Victoria! Happy you like it!

The Old Maid said...

Thank you very very much Maria! And so is your blog too!!:)

debbie's mini thoughts and creations said...

love these, I agree the design on the table is great, I love to see miniatures made from jewellery, I often use them on my miniatures

The Old Maid said...

Thanks a lot, Debbie! Happy you like them!

17-17 said...

Stół ma fantastyczny wzorek, no i ten kolor - cudowny odcień, bardzo mi sie to, oj bardzo podoba.

The Old Maid said...

Dzięki Magdo!! Cieszę się, że się podoba.:D

BiWuBär said...

I agree with Victoria - this verdigris finish looks great, very noble (other word for saying very expensive - LOL)Your garden furniture is so clever made from this jewelry stuff, thanks for sharing the idea - and btw, I can't live without toothpicks, they're one of my favourite crafting helpers, especially for painting and glueing - and sometimes for miniatures... ;O)


Plushpussycat said...

Beautiful color! I always enjoy seeing your projects--great job! :-) Jennifer

Daydreamer said...

Ewa, I LOVE the tarnished copper you have painted on your furniture! It is really Perfect! And I agree that the pattern on that square one is Truly Lovely!
I am SO Sad to hear you are still having comment problems.... (I was Looking for you..... and Miss your comments!!!) I hope it gets resolved soon! As usual I love your "scenic" photography backdrop for your furniture!

Ilona said...

Hi Ewa! I agree the pattern on the big square table is most beautiful, I LOVE it!! But every detail of your garden furniture is gorgeous :D. Thanks for sharing, Ewa.
Hugs, Ilona

Fabiola said...

Very nice. I like the color.
you have a fantastic idea.
Bye Faby

Giac said...

You did a great job. i love the paint job, it looks fantastic. Very impressive.
Can't wait to see more,

The Old Maid said...

Yup toothpicks are VERY useful, aren't they, dear Brigit.:)
Happy you like them. Noble, you say? ;) I don't know about that!LOL!
Thank you so much!!
Hugs and kisses

The Old Maid said...

Thank you so much Jennifer! I am just checking if I can post comments back on your blog. Hope this time I can.:)

The Old Maid said...

Hope to be back with all commenting right now, Betsy! Wooo hoo!!
Thank you very much and happy you like them!:)
Went to comment your posts!

The Old Maid said...

Thank you so much Ilona! happy you like them.:)

The Old Maid said...

Thank you, Faby! Happy you like the idea!:)

The Old Maid said...

Thank you so much, Giac! Happy you like them.:)
Hope to show different things soon.:)

Ascension said...

Hola Ewa
Me habia perdido tu trabajo, te ha quedado fantastico, me encanta en ese color quedan genial para un jardin.
besitos ascension

The Old Maid said...

Muchisimas gracias, Ascension! Happy you like it all!:D
Hugs and kisses!

WeeLittleWest / Kathy Olaf-Obrenski said...

Hey Cousin, looks like the garden furniture we've seen in mansions here (when we went to Estate Sales). Kathy wanted to share some tips you might to try for future projects. 1. There is a pre-mixed paint you can buy to give the antique bronze finish. The brand is "Sophisticated Finishes" by Modern Options. 2. On metal, there is an acid based liquid that creates the patina of weathered metal. You could find it at a Stained Glass supply store. Kathy has a bottle from GROBIT USA in New Jersey USA. 3. To weather unpainted wood, Kathy uses WEATHER-IT by A-West in Georgia USA. Hope this is useful for you and the others. Uściski i pocałunki TKO

The Old Maid said...

Thank you soooooooooooooooo much for the tips dear Cousins!!!!
I will try to find these over here but I think it won't be easy.:)
Thank you once again!
Uściski i buziaki dla TKO!!!

teviro said...

Precioso trabajo, te ha quedado muy real.

The Old Maid said...

Gracias Teviro!!

Arestrea said...

Bardzo lubię tego typu mebelki Twojej roboty;)


The Old Maid said...

Dziękuję! I bardzo się cieszę, że się podobają!