RUB N' BUFF - PROS & CONS
One of the most inspirational bloggers I follow - Centsational Girl
- pinned anther blogger’s “Take the Side Street
t” post about using Rub n’ Buff to re-color a metal framed mirror. I know she’d talked about using it to fill in cracks in leaf/sheet application and I wondered if she’d lost her mind. Girlfriend has great taste and style, and every time I’ve used it on top of regular leafing I cringe because I can see the huge differences between the waxy rub, and the actual leafing (by the way, this goes for the liquid “gold/silver leafing” in a bottle as well. They are NOT the same color. So I thought I’d give it another whirl since I love her work, and found that I actually do like it and can see it coming in handy.
For filling in gaps and cracks, I can see how it can be useful. I got new tubes of (regular) Gold, Antique Gold, Grecian Gold, Silver, and Patina and decided to check them out. Here are my findings.