Skip to main content. The toilet handle, on the other hand, is my own little project.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. My entire newly-renovated bathroom is oil rubbed bronze, but I could not purchase a handle for the toilet that wasn't either black, brass or chrome so I decided to recolor it myself.
But you can create the look yourself with a faux bronze patina finish. Copyright 2018 G George Ventures Inc.
Gray House Studio November 2, 2016 at 7: Pour some of the base paint color -- bronze -- into a paint tray. Buffy, could you pass the newspaper? They bought a brand new toilet but it came with a silver handle.
Patina is a natural process that, over time, changes the look of some metals such as bronze and copper, especially if the metal is exposed to outdoor elements. Here are the materials you need or may need for this project:.
Surbs August 29, 2017 at 3: You can get a great "faux" oil rubbed bronze finish using a two or three cans of Krylon paints. Roberto September 7, 2018 at 3: This post contains a few affiliate links to products we used to make this project.
Metals and Patinas Benjamin Moore: Apply a second coat if the primer is still visible through the paint. When I used sandpaper to allow the copper to shine through, the chrome color original color of the lever was shining through. Gray House Studio does receive commissions for sales from these links but at no extra cost to you. Apply bronze paint to the project piece with a paintbrush, using smooth, even strokes.
Rub the glaze around with the rag to spread and remove some of patina, if desired, or leave it somewhat blotchy, brushing gently with a dry paintbrush to soften the look.