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.
Learn how to make a glue gun holder. This is a DIY woodworking project that isn't difficult to make and is super handy for any crafter to own. Get the tutorial to make your own at virginiasweetpea.com.
Printing and transferring using waxed paper. Yup - you read that right. Uber cheap, always around, and no biggie if we mess up while printing and need a do-over! Who knew? (Well, apparently this girl, but who else??? Beuler? Anyone??)