Products Used

Hammered Silver Paint spray paint

Rustoleum Black spray paint

Fine dirt Paper rivets - binders

Orange paint Burnt Umber paint

Tube of Gap Filler Filler -



Hot glue gun

2 bowls

Box lid  for the rim


How I did it

  1. Filling bowl rim with gap filler, I did the three times trying to level it out
  2. Removing the base with a soldiering iron and sanded
  3. Added filler on the sides and smoothed out
  4. Glueing together and adding neckpiece
  5. Added tap to centre join added filler
  6. Sanded and spray black
  7. Sprayed silver and rubbed in the dirt, I did this three times
  8. Sprayed the rivets, black, silver and tossed them in the dirt
  9. Added rivets (after shortening) to project
  10. Added the neck rim
  11. Added filler to the neck rim
  12. Added filler to rivets area
  13. Added colours, Burnt Umber, Orange, a little of the spray paint here and there especially around the top lip



13 November 2022

DIY Aged Vessel - Metal Vessel Dupe


Welcome to my latest DIY tutorial! In this video, you'll learn how to transform plain plastic bowls into stunning aged metal pots that will rival those sold at Pottery Barn. With a few simple techniques and budget-friendly supplies, you'll be able to create a high-end look for a fraction of the cost.

This tutorial is perfect for both seasoned DIYers and beginners, as it's easy to follow and packed with helpful tips and tricks. By the end of the video, you'll have a beautiful aged metal pot that will be the envy of all your friends.

To achieve this Pottery Barn-inspired look, we'll be using a range of simple supplies that you can easily find at your local hardware or craft store. And don't worry if you're not experienced with DIY projects, as I'll be walking you through each step of the process in detail.

Whether you're looking to spruce up your home decor or create a beautiful gift for a friend, this DIY tutorial is sure to inspire you. So, grab your supplies and let's get started on this exciting project today!






Donna O'Donoghue