1982 She says, “I used a cup of hydrogen peroxide and 1 cup of white vinegar and two tablespoons of salt and put it in a spray bottle. I’ve also used straight vinegar before with salt to get similar results but the hydrogen peroxide seems to really speed it up! This can be used on anything you want to create an aged patina, copper, brass, galvanized or steel.”

Homemade Formula for Aging Metal – 1 cup of hydrogen peroxide, 1 cup of white vinegar and two tablespoons of salt. Put it in a spray bottle. This can be used on anything you want to create an aged patina…copper, brass, galvanized or steel.

One of my garden "gazing" balls. I made this using an old bowling ball for the base. I spray painted it a copper color and glued on flat marbles using a clear all purpose silicone sealant. It sits in my garden all summer, but I store it in the shed in the winter due to the cold freezing climate I live in.

One of my garden "gazing" balls. I made this using an old bowling ball for the…

Glass marble covered bowling ball. magnets glass http://www.ecrafty.com/c-81-craft-supplies.aspx

Glass marble covered bowling ball. magnets glass http://www.ecrafty.com/c-81-craft-supplies.aspx

Bowling ball with washers and nickels.  Maybe use a large plastic Christmas ornament with washers for a lawn ornament.

Bowling ball with washers and nickels. Maybe use a large plastic Christmas ornament with washers for a lawn ornament.

Vintage Temari Ball Medium, Orange

Vintage Temari Ball Medium, Orange

Temari (手まり) were originally introduced in Japan in the century. The balls are meticulously handmade with tightly wrapped fabric and thread, displaying brilliant colors and patterns.

#12. Make your own mirrored gazing ball with spray paint! -- 29 Cool Spray Paint Ideas That Will Save You A Ton Of Money

29 Easy Spray Paint Ideas That Will Save You A Ton Of Money

Make your own mirrored gazing ball with spray paint! --and old bowling ball. 29 Cool Spray Paint Ideas That Will Save You A Ton Of Money

GAZING BALL - for fairy garden something like this in the middle of the azaleas for her imagination to run wild

GAZING BALL - for fairy garden something like this in the middle of the azaleas for her imagination to run wild

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