How to Instantly Age New Hardware - perfect for rustic decor! apply heat using torch until zinc coating melted off. took 45 seconds-1 minute to get look we wanted. use pliers or gloves to keep hand away from heat! happy with way it looked, we dropped into cold water to cool. didn't take more than a few seconds to get cool enough to touch.
Ceiling beams and walls of windows provide plenty of eye candy in the kitchen; Designer Amy Morris simply added small touches such as the watercolor egg prints and a rugged torch-style chandelier to freshen the space.