Saturday, November 21, 2015

Faux Metal Mailbox Tutorial for Frilly and Funkie!

Hello and happy Saturday! I'm honored to be hosting this weeks Saturday Step by Step for The Frilly and Funkie Blog.

We'll transform this paper mache mailbox in to the rusty, weathered metal finish shown below. You can also use this technique on any chipboard or paper mache piece you have in your stash. Just click on the Frilly and Funkie link above and hop on over for the complete tutorial.   

Thank you for joining me today! I wish you a joyful Thanksgiving holiday. May you be surrounded by the love of family and friends! 



  1. your altered mailbox is simply beautiful! And thank you for your tutorial!

  2. Thanks for the Tutorial of your amazing Mailbox Nancy .
    Have a lovely Day.
    Elaine H X

  3. A totally incredible transformation Nancy!! x

  4. Wowzers! Love the grunge of this base and then all the added foliage is awesome sauce! Wonderful design and lovely up make of the little mailbox! Gorgeous!

    Here is a post I wrote about the Rusting Powder and some of my techniques. I hope you enjoy the process! It is fun, and yes, Vinegar is a must for this product to work. Lol.