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Apr 15, 2017

Getting to know you

Wow! I just connected to your site today and sent a note back to you saying that my computer was running slow, but that I'd received page 1 of 35 pages

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Apr 15, 2017

Wonderful twisted Easter Basket

I made this basket for my 2 year old granddaughter. The baskets are from the dollar store. I bought poly coated rope, 1/4 a hot glue gun and hot glue sticks.

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Apr 05, 2017

Wonderful twisted Easter basket

Hi I used 1/4 poly coated rope, hot glue gun, hot glue sticks, fabric, plastic baskets from the dollar store. Start out gluing the tip of the rope,

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Mar 29, 2017

Examples of commissioned work by Cheryl Poulin.

Browse examples of commissioned work painted by Cheryl Poulin.

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Mar 24, 2017

Memory shirt pillow

Hi Actually this was the first memory pillow I have ever made.

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Mar 24, 2017

folk art ink paint for fabric

Hi,,has anyone used the folk art ink paint for fabric? I can't seem to get any info on it. Also Plaid usually puts out a video on new products but there's

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Mar 11, 2017

What paint for old style church stained glass effect?

Hi, I'm a newbie to painting....anything! I've dabbled a bit in window paint and had decent success with pretend stained glass effect on vases, bottles,

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Mar 09, 2017

Recreate a crackle glass vase using this faux trick.

Eye popping results using Vitrail Crackling Effect to create crackle glass vase and other awesome surfaces. A home decor enthusiast's dream. Easy. Fun. Save money.

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Mar 07, 2017

FolkArt glass enamels... adding wet paint onto dried paint

I'm using FolkArt's gloss enamel paints for glass. I recently came across some information that said the project painting should be completed within 24

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Mar 07, 2017

Memory Shirt Pillows

Do you make the pillows for others? If so how much do you charge? My husband has six children and I thought that this would be a great keepsake for

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Mar 07, 2017

wine glasses

I decided after I tried the polka-a-dot heart valentine glass and it turned out so well at least I thought so anyway, LOL I would try these also. I'm

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Mar 07, 2017

Christmas Gourds

I started painting, carving and burning gourds less that two years ago. One of the first gourds that I painted was from the free pattern from Cheryl.

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Mar 02, 2017

Fun hand painted silk scarves using permanent markers!

Hand painted silk scarves are fun and easy to do. Results are amazingly beautiful. A creative activity for the whole family!

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Feb 21, 2017

Baking wine glasses after painting

After I baked my wine glasses I painted my glasses came out with a dry feel and the paint did not feel or look glossy? What went wrong?

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Feb 21, 2017

COLOUR CHANGE AFTER BAKING

I PAINTED MY GLASS PIECES PINK USED LIGHTENING MEDIUM WITH THE VITRALE COLOUR BAKED AS INSTRUCTED AND THEY TURNED A GOLDEN YELLOW AFTER BAKING

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