• Kate Reder

    how to paint letters perfectly: duh... print out the font you want, then lay it out where you'll be painting. trace the out line of the letters with a ballpoint pen. the pen will create a slight dent in the wood. paint inside the dent

  • Hannah Hatch

    How to paint letters perfectly...trace printed words with pen to indent wood, creating an outline and dam to paint perfect letters

  • Linda

    How to paint letters perfectly...duh! Why didn't I think of that?? (and other craft ideas)

  • Colleen Cross

    How to paint letters Perfectly!! Who woulda thought?!?! Genius! :) Outline in ballpoint pen first

  • Andrea Rice

    How to paint perfect lettering on wood. 1. Print out letters (font shown here is American Typewriter) and line up on piece. Using a ballpoint pen trace outline of letters: The pressure of the of the pen creates a slight indent in the wood. 2. Paint inside the indent: The indent actually creates a tiny dam to hold the paint. The look is clean and neat but still has that hand painted feel.

More from this board

Paris Skirt tutorial

the most comprehensive set of tutorials you'll ever find.

Binding a round quilt

diy: outdoor table with tile top.

How to make symbols ¢ ¿ « » º ♥ and more using your ALT button. Good to know.

HOW TO set the table for proper food service.

How to Find and Define Your Personal Style

Step by step tutorial of how to frost a cake (using a paper towel) so it looks as smooth as fondant!

Fragrant Home: 15 Simmering Pot Recipes

Good tips for posing for photos!

Great Photography website

Tape on the bottom of your presser foot to make sewing PVC a breeze!

AUDREY DRESS FREE SEWING PATTERN! seriously, what a find. :)

At least 25 different knots. Learn to tie knots

[Fabric Scrap Bowl] great tutorial, use the same technique for rag rugs or coasters.

art-is-fun site.....lots of instruction

DIY: Hand Painted Mug

Maarten De Ceulaer pours plaster mixed with food colorants into balloons to create beautiful and unique bowls.

Fun with watercolors.

all types of tassels. very good tutorial. Love to use on furniture

.

free tutorials and patterns for TONS of things - good resource!

The Right Way to Paint Doors

using mod podge on painters' tape to get a perfectly clean line. I need to remember this.

how to paint perfect lines in 3 easy steps