A popular artistic trend features old, aged or antiqued looks. There are so many ways to alter the look of a material or design to give it the patina of yesteryear. First host Julie Fei Fan Balzer demonstrates a technique for giving stenciling an aged look. Then Mary Hettmansperger has a tutorial on how to rust, distress, or age just about any material from metal to fabric. Finally, Candie Cooper embosses and distresses leather to make a key fob.
Books are not just for reading! Tool expert Joe Rotella cuts a niche in a book to create a planter. Craft metal book hinges with designer Mary Hettmansperger and Mou Saha makes vintage books into colorful art journals. Host Julie Fei Fan Balzer has a tip for creating a charming little book necklace.