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.
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How-To: CRACKLE PAINT FINISH WITH ELMER'S GLUE... Did you know that you can create a weathered crackle finish on wood and fabric with just paint and Elmer's glue? Check out this crackle paint finish tutorial from Ann at Make the Best of Things to see how it's done!
Years ago, when I first started playing around with decorative painting, crackle finishes were the hot ticket. Unfortunately, crackle was the one finish I just never got the hang of. That is, until I read this post by my friend, Ann, at Make The Best of Things. She gives some of the best tips I’ve …