Faux Metallic Finishes
This project uses cheap plastic shelving and covers it with a faux bronze finish. Photos and step-by-step instructions.
Brushed Metal Effect from HGTV
Use glazes to achieve a brushed metal look on walls. Instructions and photo from HGTV's Decorating With Style: Episode DWS-416.
A technique to cover a wall or cabinet in a faux metallic look, from Decorating with Style, Episode DWS-713.