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Nov 10, 2019

Painted Glass

I saw on your site that food/drink should not come in contact with the vitrea paint for glass. If I use vitrea to paint glasses on the outside only, are

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Nov 10, 2019

Painting Slates that have been previously used on a roof.

I am having trouble with my acrylic paint peeling off of slates that I have painted. When kept indoors, there is no problem. But these slates have been

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Nov 05, 2019

Be Merry Cardinal Pattern Packet

This Be Merry Cardinal Pattern Packet is perfectly suited for Intermediate painters and adventurous Beginners as well. Paint in acrylics and enjoy all seasons.

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Sep 14, 2019

CBP0030 - Give Thanks Coasters and Bowl Pattern Packet

Enjoy pattern packet CBP0030 - Give Thanks Coasters and Bowl. Fun to paint and to share, this design is perfect for the Autumn and Thanks Giving season.

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Aug 28, 2019

CBP0026 - Funky Art Mirrors Or Picture Frames Project

Create these Funky Art Mirrors or Picture Frames. This is a fun project for all levels of painter. Makes perfect gifts or enjoy for yourself.

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Aug 26, 2019

Paint this Garden Sign to spruce up your garden & inspire your plants.

Paint this Garden Sign on a barrel stave or any rectangular surface. Easy step-by-step instructions for perfect results and a pleasurable painting experience.

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Aug 01, 2019

Wood Varnish Adds Life and Lustre to Your Painted Work

Wood varnish protects and enhances finished surfaces. Yet many people fear applying it. This page tells you exactly how to varnish to get the results you want.

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Jun 08, 2019

Bringing back old to new

This is an old dressing table/desk I bought for 50.00 and the inspiration for refinishing it was it smelled like smoke. Nothing I did would take it away.

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Jun 07, 2019

weathered paint

Does anyone have advice in how to fix paint on outside gourd. It’s faded and looks coated in white

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May 05, 2019

Paint patio furniture for a fresh, inexpensive makeover!

Here's a simple project to paint patio furniture from boring to fresh and funky. Revive old plastic furniture instead of spending a fortune on new pieces.

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Feb 25, 2019

CBP0028-High Realism Poppy Pattern Packet

Enjoy CBP0028-High Realism Poppy Packet. This project is guaranteed to please. Settle into a quiet place, add layers and watch this poppy come alive.

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Feb 25, 2019

An ARTIST TRADING CARD WORKSHOP. Here’s how…

A virtual artist trading card workshop to get you started. Follow along for quick and easy instructions.

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Feb 24, 2019

Artist paint brushes, choosing the right one is easier than ever.

Knowing about artist paint brushes can save an artist money, precious time and a lot of frustration. Synthetic or Natural, Angular or Flat

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Feb 24, 2019

An antique milk can decorative painting project from start to finish.

Follow along as I paint an antique milk can project. I'm sharing detailed how-to's so you can paint an old milk can too

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Feb 24, 2019

Antique milk can part 4. Follow the spectacular make over progress.

Follow along as this antique milk can part 4 project continues to evolve.Enjoy the antique milk can part 4 photos.

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