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Painting Metal (and rusted!) chairs or other metal items- what you need to know! Great tutorial...

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To remove old paint from hardware easily.

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Free Printable Vocabulary Activities

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A veteran painting contractor shares his secrets for painting walls fast, yet producing first-rate results.

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wipe down metal objects with vinegar before painting to keep the paint from peeling - I need to remember this

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Best DIY Painting Tools. Experts list the best tools for painting—including brushes, rollers, paint removers, masking tools, cleaning tools, pouring spouts, poles, ladders and more.

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Wooden sign made using stickers. This is really smart, and way easier than trying to handwrite a sign.

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Take popsicle sticks and paint them the color of every wall in your house. Carry with you on the go to match furniture, curtains, decorations, etc.

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Painting Secrets the Pros Won’t Tell You by Brett Martin, popularmechanics: Push paint to avoid runs. #Painting #popularmechanics #Brett_Martin

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Want more color in your home but are afraid of going too bold? We've got the answer -- 18 go-with-everything, paint-anything, put-anywhere hues and projects that will work in any room. The equation: Color plus neutral equals superneutral. Inspired by nature, these new neutrals are our new favorites, and they just might be yours as well.

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Will be doing this when it comes painting time!!

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Great tips!

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Press and seal wrap instead of taping everything. Smart!

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Coffee Can Lid as Paint Splatter Shield - Paint like a pro. To make a splatter shield for when you’re painting a high surface, cut a slit in the center of a lid and pull the paintbrush through.

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getting old paint off hardware

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Painting: How to Paint a Room Fast

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Jars wrapped in yarn, then spray painted white.

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Elmer's glue on canvas. Then paint the whole thing one color.

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How to Age, Antique and Distress almost anything by Pretty Handy Girl

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Annie Sloan's Blog called "Paint & Colour" A lot of insights here~

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EXCELLENT Video - Watercolor to create techniques like transparent washes. This demonstration will show the new painter how to apply a casual wash and a graduated wash. VERY INTERESTING.... the artist uses acrylic paint watered down. IMPORTANT to note... Acrylic paint ---- can not ---- be reconstituted once it dries on a plastic. It's MORE permanent. It could be removed by scrubbing IF it happens to dry, but it will not just come back like regular watercolors.

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How to paint trim like the pro's do. Love this site. Lots of tips and tricks

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How to Paint Cabinets or Furniture... using liquid sandpaper.... - cuts out the sanding step. From Better Homes and Gardens

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good tutorials and info on painting furniture

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