I would recommend doing it outside as it stinks and the rust from the steel wool will stain concrete so do it in a shop or over the road. DIY Vintage Wood Stain look. (How to age new wood). Good for all things wood!
primitive bells:mix Elmer's glue with the antique white paint. Dab the glue/paint mixture on the bells then sprinkle with cinnamon and very fine glitter. Bake in the oven at 170 degrees until dry then flip them all and repeat on the other side.