This morning, this DIY faux-cast iron garden sculpture horse walked in and, of course, it’s a winner!
DIY faux CAST IRON GARDEN ORNAMENT HORSE.
By Robin from ReDoityourselfInspirations.blogspot.com
The ornamental horse is made from a plastic toy horse found in a thrift shop! Yes. Unbelievable but true. Ok. it took quite a bit of work to bring it to this stage, but Robin did it! I am not even going to attempt to do my usual ’Step 1,2,3 How-to make this craft my way’. I wouldn’t have had a clue on how to go about producing this look. This is a low-res image. The original looked even more fantastic. Because this IS fabulous.
How to make a Faux-Cast-iron Garden Ornament?
Just to entice you, it involves plaster of Paris, and several coats of paints and treatments. The last layer is a Rust-Oleum Oil Rubbed Bronze paint, which I am going to research. (No idea how toxic or non-toxic this is as I don’t know the product but it sure looks marvellous). I want to make myself a garden sanctuary. I’d love to include some sculptures in it, and I think I just found the formulae. Brighton (London by the sea) is FILLED with cheap thrift shops and I am bound to find something suitable here also. Love it!
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