How to Antique a Mirror

A 3-part course with Royal Design Studio

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Course Overview

Add luxury and style to your home decor by antiquing a mirror with patina and oxidation. In this brief course, Royal Design Studio shows DIYers how to make a plain mirror’s texture look aged and tarnished for a chic, vintage look through an oxidation process that results in patina. Learn how to prep the surface, strip the mirror of its existing paint, and begin the patination process! Your finished, one-of-a-kind mirror will tie any room together.


  • Total Time 34 min
  • Lessons 3
  • Attachment 1
  • Exercises 8
  • 19 CQ

3 Lessons in This Course

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