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Painting

Explore 229 projects, 96 articles, 84 galleries, 183 videos, and more

Milk Paint Recipe

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Card Table How-To

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Materials
  • Damp cloth
  • Wood filler
  • Sand paper
  • Medium-gray paint and a slightly lighter gray paint
  • Steel wool
  • Rag
  • Plastic container
  • 2 tablespoons wax
  • 1 teaspoon artist's oil paint in raw-umber
  • 1/2 teaspoon artist's oil paint in paynes gray
  • 1 tablespoon rottenstone
  • 4 ounces mineral spirits
  • Paintbrush
  • Light-green paint
  • Natural bristle brush
  • 4 ounces each of moss-green alkyd paint, alkyd glaze, and mineral spirits
  • Horsehair brush
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Portable Desk

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Parrot Headpiece

Steps:11
Crafter Kristin St. Clair took inspiration from her pet bird, Pico, to develop this gorgeous Halloween headpiece.
Materials
  • Roll of plastic wrap
  • Masking tape
  • Scissors
  • Aluminum foil
  • Head form (or cantaloupe/cabbage steadied in bowl)
  • Rigid Wrap plaster wrap
  • Polyester batting
  • Creative Paperclay
  • Craft knife
  • Light-grit (300) sandpaper
  • Ping-pong ball
  • Steel wool
  • Acrylic paint in a variety of colors
  • Paintbrush
  • Feather template
  • Polyester organza in chosen color for feathers
  • Fabri-Tac fabric glue
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Classic Child's Easter Basket

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