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Faux-Brick Painting

Steps:7
Create a convincing "brick" patio with nothing more than paint and a homemade stamp. 
Materials
  • Paint roller
  • Neutral background paint (we used Potter's Wheel (MS152), homedepot.com)
  • Natural sea sponge
  • Acrylic paint in raw umber
  • 19-by-10-inch piece of plywood
  • Kitchen sponges that are at least 7 1/2 by 4 1/2 inches (one sponge should make two "bricks")
  • Serrated kitchen knife
  • Craft glue
  • Chalk-line tool
  • Brick-colored paint [we used Brick Hearth (MS053)]
  • Martha Stewart Signature Color glazing medium
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