Video Tutorial - Waxing Technique Learned In Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Class
How to make chalk paint- Supplies: Paint (I matched ‘white raisin’ by Sherwin Williams at Lowes) Plaster of Paris (powder) Plastic container Water Furniture wax Paint brush Vaseline Cloth Medium sandpaper (120 works good)
Step by step instructions for how to use chalk paint and wax. Great tips!
Make your own chalk paint by using plain interior paint mixed with Plaster of Paris. You can find Plaster of Paris at Home Depot or Lowe's and it's really cheap. All you do is mix 5 tablespoons of Plaster of Paris with 2 cups of paint and 2 tablespoons of water. Just combine ingredients and stir well. It may even be a little lumpy, but that's okay. Once you brush it on, it evens out.
Make your own chalk paint.
Kool-Aid Playdough - 1 Cup Flour, ¼ Cup Salt, 1 Packet Kool-Aid, ⅔ Cup Water. *You will end up using between ½ and ⅔ cup, 1 Tb. Oil. Instructions: Mix the flour, the salt, and the Kool-Aid together. Boil the water. Add the oil to the water. Pour some of the water into the dry ingredients and mix with a spoon. Keep adding water and work the dough until the color is uniform and feels like playdough.
Glass Bottle Cutting- soak a piece of yarn in nail polish remover, tie around bottle, light with a lighter, let burn all the way around for about 10-15 seconds then dip in bowl of cold water perfect spilt every time.
Feather Dress - Feather Tutu Dress - Zebra Tutu Dress - Zebra Dress. $94.95, via Etsy.
Must take one of these to the nest baby shower I go to. Baby Shower Gift for the Daddy-to-Be: contains diapers, diaper rash cream, gloves, goggles (home depot, about $2.50), face mask (home depot, about $2.00 for 1) clothes pin for your nose, tongs for diaper disposal, hand sanitizer, baby wash, wash cloth, baby food spoon, pacifier, bottle, baby sockies and tylenol for daddy. Too funny!
Baby Shower Gift