Martha Stewart's recipe for homemade chalk board paint. And in any color! So much cheaper than pre mixed bottles. paint (of any color or type) and some Non-Sanded Tile Grout. simply mix 1 cup of paint and 2 Tablespoons of grout.
Cheap & Easy Homemade Clear Embossing Ink - by fearless creativity - 1 tsp of petroleum jelly + Mix in capful of vegetable oil + mix in capful of alcohol to dilute then add to ink pad (glue pad) by dona
Easier, cheaper alcohol inks and dyes - use a cheap small spray bottle - mix KoolAid or food color or easter dye or RIT dye with rubbing alcohol. Intensity of color depends on amount of your preferred additive. I tried it and it works.
Saw the pin earlier about cutting glass, but I'm sold using old bottles. If I can only find the pin again. make glass sets from old bottles, using a glass cutting technique with yarn, nail polish remover and a flame!
How to antique paper. "Paint" coffee all over it and bake in oven -- great for pirate treasure maps!Going to create a treasure map for my little girl to find some of her presents on Christmas morning. She's really been into the map thing lately!
Painting the Town Red.or any Color How to Make Chalk Paint - Homemade Chalk Paint Recipes using Plaster of Paris, Baking Soda or Unsanded Grout. How to distress furniture with DIY Homemade Chalk Paint.