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Paint, Stain, Glaze, Distress 101

how to distress using vaseline and spray paint... This works so well... Gives the perfect finish!

Down to Earth Style: A Salvaged Frame

Everything you need to know about spray paint all in one place! This is a MUST-PIN!

LiveLoveDIY: 10 Things You Should Know About Spray Paint

DIY Crackle Glass Vase look Use DIY crackle paint. Brush coat of water-based/acrylic paint (don’t use latex paint) on clean, dry vase Make sure no traces of dust/ grit's left. Let paint dry overnight. Use foam craft brush & Spread layer of plain white glue (Elmer’s School Glue) onto entire surface of vase. Vary thickness of glue & brush strokes direction for better end result. Let glue dry but not completely While glue's still tacky, apply 2nd paint coat. As paint dries, crackles will form.

DIY Hacks: Why Buy What You Can Make?

DIY Mercury Glass Lamps- Krylon’s Looking Glass spray paint, which dries into a mirror-like finish. First, spray the body of your plain glass lamp (or vase, knick knack – anything made out of glass can be transformed) with clean water. While the surface is wet, spray it thoroughly with Looking Glass spray paint. The water will prevent the paint from completely adhering to the surface – exactly what’s required to achieve the characteristically blotchy look of genuine mercury glass.

DIY Hacks: Why Buy What You Can Make?

How To Paint Trim: a complete tutorial for transforming an outdated house just by using paint!

LiveLoveDIY: How To Paint Trim

Red flags to look for when buying a dresser or nightstand to refinish or paint

What to Look For in a Dresser or Nightstand To Refinish

Autumn Tones: Dirty Brown, Dark Green Gray, Night Sky Blue, Dusty Cornflower Blue and Tan

Design Seeds® | for all who ❤ color | autumn tones

Best Paints for a Metallic Finish

Best Paints for a Metallic Finish
  • Bjay Romero

    Would this paint be good for bronze metal lamps? Or what would you recommend?