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Repairing a Curb Find Painting
I found a painting on the street. The frame was dirty and there was a tear in the canvas. Here is how I repaired it.
Book Page Art
You don't have to be a brilliant artist to produce pleasing artwork to display around your home. This is just one quick simple idea that anyone can do.
Tester Pot (Paint Sample) Wall Art
Don't throw your tester pots of paint away after you finish decorating. They can be used to make your own unique piece of wall art.
Peacock-Inspired Glass Vase
Christmas is just around the corner and it is time to start making gifts for those special people in your life. Find your inspiration in the feathers of a peacock for this gift idea. Turn an ordinary clear glass vase into a unique table centerpiece, a gift to be cherished for many years.
Watercolor Resist Painting
I recently taught 600 kids this project at my daughter's school. It's very easy and most of the supplies are inexpensive. The kids really loved how the watercolor paints wouldn't mix with the oil pastels. They all turned out beautiful. I may have had more fun than the kids creating the samples!
Leopard Key Ring Holder
I love giving Christmas gifts to friends. I have decided to make them something small but useful. I made key ring holders, using the skin of a leopard as my inspiration. The gifts are easy to make and could easily be adjusted to each friend's personal taste.
Homemade Watercolor Paint Recipe
I volunteer at an daycare center for mentally handicapped adults and wanted them to experience painting.
Photo Cutouts for Any Party
We are celebrating my sister's surprise milestone birthday with these cutouts!
Use a Yogurt Cup for Paint Water
I like to reuse yogurt cups for holding water when painting. I especially like to use the kind that come with the plastic dome lids (like YoCrunch or any other yogurt that comes with toppings). I cut a little hole in the middle of the lid. This helps minimize spilling disasters.
Painting an Electric Guitar
Add a personal touch to the instrument of your favorite rocker. This is a guide about painting an electric guitar.
Acrylic Paint Palettes from Children's Frisbees
I found these adorable little frisbees which were in the Easter Basket section of Walmart. They are so adorable and make great paint palettes. I was going to put one in an Easter basket but changed my mind. They would also make great saucers for potted plants to sit in, as well.
Making Painted Glass Signs
Make your own easy to hang custom sign decoration to that shows off your personal style by painting it on glass. This is a guide about making painted glass signs.
Using Rubber Cement on Fabric Before Painting
In 2009 someone posted here that you can use rubber cement as a base coat on fabric followed by acrylic paint. It sounds crazy, but would be great. Anyone ever tried this? Surely it wouldn't wash.
Painting Cardboard Cigar Boxes
What kind of paint is the best to use on cardboard? And do you have to use Kilz on it to cover up what is printed on it like you do a wall that is painted and you are changing color? Do you have to seal it and if you do seal it what do you use? I want to paint some cigar boxes for to use to put things in.
Re-hydrating Water Based Art Paint
Could anyone tell me how to soften water based paint in artist tubes please?
Putting Plaster of Paris on Styrofoam
Do you put the plaster of Paris on dry?
DIY Matte Medium
I am looking for a DIY recipe for matte medium.
Painting on Enamel Coated Mugs
I have four enamel mugs, like the speckled campfire mugs, that I want to paint/draw on. Sharpie wipes right off so I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions of a paint, marker, or paint pen that will stay on?
Painting Terra Cotta Clay Pots
Painting on Plastic
Homemade Matte Medium Recipes
Painting Glass Bottles
Cleaning Artist Brushes
Painting With Acrylic Paint on Plastic
Using Chalkboard Paint
Mixing Powdered Tempera Paint
Painting With Wax Crayons
Craft Painting Tips
Painting Plastic Christmas Ornaments
Painting on Denim
Recycled Milk Bottle Caps Palette
Painted Stone Paper Weights
Painting Glass Blocks
Protect Paint Brushes With a Straw
Painting a Refrigerator With Chalkboard Paint
Making a Hair Dryer Painting
Paint Sample Wall Art
Making Colorful Garden Pebble Paperweights
Making a 3D Initial Canvas
Giving a Metal Pot an Aged Look With Paint
Making a Leopard Print Key Ring
Watercolor Resist Painting
Frugal Canvases For Painting
Making Linoleum Block Prints
Watercolor Tips and Techniques
Making Hand Painted Coasters
Homemade Paints for Kids
Still Life Painting With Oil Paints
14 Carat Gold Paint for Porcelain
Using Acrylic Paint on a Plastic Table Cloth
Use Sponge To Paint Wire Fence
Save Plastic Packaging for Paint Palette
Craft: Watercolor (BooBoo on My Lap)
Can I Use Food Coloring in Acrylic Paint?
Painting a Design on a Guitar
Instant Reproduction Artist
Complimentary Color for Gold in a Painting
Tole Painting Patterns
Using Gesso to Create Dimension
Painting With an Airbrush
Store Roller in Tray With Water for Painting Tomorrow
Storing a Wet Paintbrush
Stained Glass Painting Designs
Egg Cartons For Paints
Painting Liquor Bottles So They Look Full
Craft: Watercolor Bob The Builder
Use White Out for Tiny Painting Jobs
Painting with Crown Suede Paints
Tracing Pictures onto Silk to Paint
Paint Peeling on Galvanized Hamper
Preparing a Shirt to Paint
Painting a Potato Bin
Fixing Mistakes When Painting Fabric
Preparing Muslin Fabric for Painting
Recycled Paint Holders
Decorating My Room with Favorite Bands
Mother's Day Ideas!
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