paint Paris Gray over gold frames and let dry. Sand with wet rag & use coat of clear wax and then a coat of dark wax. After coating the dark wax, take old t shirt and dab clear wax on it, rub over the dark wax, taking off all the excess.
Video Tutorial for using Vaseline to Distress furniture. (And it's really easy!)- use a paint brush to put the Vaseline where you want the distressing (edges). Paint with any type of paint. After dry, wipe edges with cloth to get distressed look!
chicken in a "golden" frame Painting by Margret Scherg