Don't waste $ on expensive 'crackle finish' paints, good ol' white school glue works!  Instructions:   1.Paint wood surface with base coat paint and allow to dry thoroughly.   2.Brush  White Glue on top of base coat. (A thicker coat results in larger cracks - apply a thinner coat for fine cracks.)   3.While glue is tacky, brush on top coat.   4.Dry completely.

Don't waste $ on expensive 'crackle finish' paints, good ol' white school glue works! Instructions: 1.Paint wood surface with base coat paint and allow to dry thoroughly. 2.Brush White Glue on top of base coat. (A thicker coat results in larger cracks - apply a thinner coat for fine cracks.) 3.While glue is tacky, brush on top coat. 4.Dry completely.

Make new wood look OLD with this tutorial on how to Weather Wood.

How to Weather Wood

Take old lamps and turn them into wonderful candle sticks....You can’t even tell. If you look at my Lighting board, there is a tutorial on how to take a lamp apart. It took that tutorial for me to figure out how to get the nut unscrewed. Sometimes I will take 3 different lamps apart and exchange pieces, glue them back together and they come out so unique and beautiful

White Candleholders

Take old lamps and turn them into wonderful candle sticks....You can’t even tell. If you look at my Lighting board, there is a tutorial on how to take a lamp apart. It took that tutorial for me to figure out how to get the nut unscrewed. Sometimes I will take 3 different lamps apart and exchange pieces, glue them back together and they come out so unique and beautiful

How to make an antique sign. After painting the sign (full tutorial included), use a soft cloth to apply a dark brown furniture wax in a thin layer to entire surface of sign.  The wax will settle in the imperfections in the wood, giving the sign an authentically aged look.  Allow wax to dry for 3-5 minutes, then buff to a shine with a clean cloth.

How to make an antique sign. After painting the sign (full tutorial included), use a soft cloth to apply a dark brown furniture wax in a thin layer to entire surface of sign. The wax will settle in the imperfections in the wood, giving the sign an authentically aged look. Allow wax to dry for 3-5 minutes, then buff to a shine with a clean cloth.

So many ideas for crackle painting....furniture, accessories, walls.....Here are instructions on How to Crackle Paint without using any expensive designer paint.

How to Crackle Paint

So many ideas for crackle painting....furniture, accessories, walls.....Here are instructions on How to Crackle Paint without using any expensive designer paint.

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