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Remove the tent, let it air dry, and gently rub it down to remove the remaining solution. For some added texture and depth, scrub your piece with some steel wool while it’s covered in Windex, or sprinkle some extra salt onto it while it’s coated in the vinegar-and-salt solution. Now all you have to do is strap it to your roof, marry a prince, and your castle is open for business. (Photo: HerMadeUpWorld via Etsy)
Want your shiny new copper item to develop that gorgeous green look — or shall I say, verdigris patina — without waiting 100 years? No problem. Wash your copper item with Windex or a soapy solution to remove dirt and oils. Dry it off with some paper towels. Combine equal parts vinegar and salt in a spray bottle, shake it until the salt dissolves, then spray your item liberally with the solution. Tent your piece with a plastic bag and let it sit for a few hours or overnight. (P...
Next, pour off the vinegar, cover them with hydrogen peroxide and sprinkle them with salt. Let them sit for half an hour or longer, depending on the patina your looking for. When you like what you’re seeing, remove them, rinse them off and let them dry in the sun. Once you’ve re-installed them on your furniture, just make sure you’re up to date on your tetanus shots (kidding, kidding…kinda). (Photo: VintageSupplyCo via Etsy)