elmers crackle paint - allow glue to get tacky before applying paint.
Grubby Candles and Tapers « Eyeballs By Day, Crafts By Night
How to dip light bulbs into silicone for a primitive look. Can do this on mini Christmas lights too! I will be making some of these!(How To Make Christmas Centerpieces)
Faire ampoule en flamme DIY Silicone Bulbs - you can add color, scent for fun or cinnamon or coffee grounds for "grubby" look
Grunging Primitive Craft - How To make cloth items look grugy and primitive. Uses instant coffee and optional spices. Also recommends drying in a VERY low oven for about 20 min.
DIY wood block candlesticks -I would love to make these and use by TV stand to keep potted plants on.