Antique iron bed frames – You can emphasize charming features of iron bed and bedroom accessories of antiquing iron to give it a distinctive finish. Remove all bedding, including mattress and box spring. Sand random pieces of iron, making an irregular surface color to work with.
Dip a sponge in gold paint. Random apply paint to bed frame. Some areas will have darker paint applications than others. Do not worry about this, since you are going to add more colors of iron. Dip a clean sponge in red paint. Blot excess paint from sponge on a paper towel before running light streaks of paint along antique iron bed frames bars. Working red paint up and down, not around poles.
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Dip a clean sponge in copper paint. Remove excess from sponge on a paper towel and repeat same movement up and down like you did with red paint. Dip a clean sponge in pumpkin orange paint. Blot on a paper towel for a trace of orange on sponge. Dab sponge in corners and in selected areas where you want to emphasize rust or corrosion. Light skim a clean paper towel up and down antique iron bed frames. This helps to create smoother lines in some areas. Do not try to mix everything together.