Plywood bought from Michael's (desired size). Paint the front whatever color you want. Once it's dry use a paint pen or paint to write a by annette
annette
annette Plywood bought from Michael's (desired size). Paint the front whatever color you want. Once it's dry use a paint pen or paint to write a
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Plywood bought from Michael's (desired size). Paint the front whatever color you want. Once it's dry use a paint pen or paint to write a by denojo69
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denojo69 Plywood bought from Michael's (desired size). Paint the front whatever color you want. Once it's dry use a paint pen or paint to write a
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I love these! Plywood bought from Michael's (desired size). Paint the front whatever color you want. Once it's dry use a paint pen or paint to write a quote. Cut scrapbooking paper and modge podge it on. Modge podge over everything, two coats. Hot glue a metal binder clip on the scrapbook paper. by jams1033
jams1033
jams1033 I love these! Plywood bought from Michael's (desired size). Paint the front whatever color you want. Once it's dry use a paint pen or paint to write a quote. Cut scrapbooking paper and modge podge it on. Modge podge over everything, two coats. Hot glue a metal binder clip on the scrapbook paper.
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They didn't provide instructions to achieve the end result, so I'll fill in the blanks:   *paint entire canvas (the color  you want the leaves to be)  * place leaves over the canvas and spray paint the desired background color (lighter than 1st color, ideally - they used gold or white, etc)   * Use a line brush to hand paint stems in desired color.   (my best guess) by ddarragh9
ddarragh9
ddarragh9 They didn't provide instructions to achieve the end result, so I'll fill in the blanks: *paint entire canvas (the color you want the leaves to be) * place leaves over the canvas and spray paint the desired background color (lighter than 1st color, ideally - they used gold or white, etc) * Use a line brush to hand paint stems in desired color. (my best guess)
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Paint pen or oil based sharpie,allow them to dry for at least 24 hours. Once 24 hours has passed place them in a cold oven (this is important! you want them to heat up with the oven). Turn the oven to 400 degrees and set a timer for 40 minutes. After the 40 minutes is up, turn the oven off and leave the cups to cool with the oven. Once they’re cool they’re ready to use! by lakisha
lakisha
lakisha Paint pen or oil based sharpie,allow them to dry for at least 24 hours. Once 24 hours has passed place them in a cold oven (this is important! you want them to heat up with the oven). Turn the oven to 400 degrees and set a timer for 40 minutes. After the 40 minutes is up, turn the oven off and leave the cups to cool with the oven. Once they’re cool they’re ready to use!
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Tip Dry Erase Marker, Saves the day! She said to use any dry erase marker color you have, it doesn't matter. Scribble over the permanent marker and then wipe it away with a paper towel, cloth or whatever you have and, "POOF", it's gone. She also told me that when I use it on the white wall it might leave a hint of the dry erase markers color but all you need is a wet rag or something to get that off. To my surprise, IT WORKED! ON ALL THE SURFACES! Makesme want draw on something By Shannon by lea
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lea Tip Dry Erase Marker, Saves the day! She said to use any dry erase marker color you have, it doesn't matter. Scribble over the permanent marker and then wipe it away with a paper towel, cloth or whatever you have and, "POOF", it's gone. She also told me that when I use it on the white wall it might leave a hint of the dry erase markers color but all you need is a wet rag or something to get that off. To my surprise, IT WORKED! ON ALL THE SURFACES! Makesme want draw on something By Shannon
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{Paint your piece of wood the desired color and let dry.  With the pencil, make light marks on the wood, showing where you want to position the knobs.  Screw in the screws, being careful not to screw into the floor or table.  Twist the knobs onto the screws.  Hang your new coat rack where it's needed and fill with your Fall garb!} by Yolybesha
Yolybesha
Yolybesha {Paint your piece of wood the desired color and let dry. With the pencil, make light marks on the wood, showing where you want to position the knobs. Screw in the screws, being careful not to screw into the floor or table. Twist the knobs onto the screws. Hang your new coat rack where it's needed and fill with your Fall garb!}
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His and Hers Coffee Mug, such a cute thing to write on them!! DIY tip: get white mugs from the dollar store, use sharpies to write whatever message you want on them, then bake them at 350 degrees for 45 minutes, and viola! It's permanent! Hand wash only!!! by montse.esquivel.779
montse.esquivel.779
montse.esquivel.779 His and Hers Coffee Mug, such a cute thing to write on them!! DIY tip: get white mugs from the dollar store, use sharpies to write whatever message you want on them, then bake them at 350 degrees for 45 minutes, and viola! It's permanent! Hand wash only!!!
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Good tutorial if you ever want to use a bleach pen to write on clothing. by diane.smith
diane.smith
diane.smith Good tutorial if you ever want to use a bleach pen to write on clothing.
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homemade watercolor paints, they're solid
Combine 3 tablespoons each of the baking soda, cornstarch and vinegar and add 1 1/2 teaspoons of the corn syrup/sugar substitute. Allow the fizzing to subside and mix completely. Pour the mixture into whatever you'd like to use to hold your paints. I bought a $2 paint tray at Michaels, but you can also use a plastic egg carton. Add the food coloring to create your desired palette and leave out to harden by deerdre.els.18
deerdre.els.18
deerdre.els.18 homemade watercolor paints, they're solid Combine 3 tablespoons each of the baking soda, cornstarch and vinegar and add 1 1/2 teaspoons of the corn syrup/sugar substitute. Allow the fizzing to subside and mix completely. Pour the mixture into whatever you'd like to use to hold your paints. I bought a $2 paint tray at Michaels, but you can also use a plastic egg carton. Add the food coloring to create your desired palette and leave out to harden
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Cheap glasses, rubber bands, and frost spray paint. Place rubber bands how you want, then use Rust-Oleum Frosted Glass spray paint, waiting 2 min in between coats. Once dry you will want to use a sealer to make it water resistant. You can use Krylon Matte Finish Spray or Krylon Crystal Clear Acrylic Coating. by lakisha
lakisha
lakisha Cheap glasses, rubber bands, and frost spray paint. Place rubber bands how you want, then use Rust-Oleum Frosted Glass spray paint, waiting 2 min in between coats. Once dry you will want to use a sealer to make it water resistant. You can use Krylon Matte Finish Spray or Krylon Crystal Clear Acrylic Coating.
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On this site, upload a photo and paste or write whatever text you want. I did the lyrics to his favorite lullaby: "You Are My Sunshine". by jayne.weathers
jayne.weathers
jayne.weathers On this site, upload a photo and paste or write whatever text you want. I did the lyrics to his favorite lullaby: "You Are My Sunshine".
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CHANDELIER :: Easy DIY "Fairy Light Ball" :: Made from a couple of plant baskets & Christmas lights! She used zip ties & silver spray paint, but you could use galvanized wire to tie them together & whatever color you want. | #pendantlight #chandelier #lightball #wirebaskets by DonnyBoo
DonnyBoo
DonnyBoo CHANDELIER :: Easy DIY "Fairy Light Ball" :: Made from a couple of plant baskets & Christmas lights! She used zip ties & silver spray paint, but you could use galvanized wire to tie them together & whatever color you want. | #pendantlight #chandelier #lightball #wirebaskets
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write on the jar using a glue gun, once dry spray paint in your choice of color by Liliana Garrido
Liliana Garrido
Liliana Garrido write on the jar using a glue gun, once dry spray paint in your choice of color
Manualidades
How to make encharmed waters.  1. Write charm, word or sigil with watercolor pencil.  2. Place it into water while praying, chanting, spinning in circles and drooling on yourself, or whatever else does it for you.  3. Once the majority of pigment has run off into the water use it to dress objects, anoint people, sprinkle about a place, add to baths, floor washes, or to the laundry water; or (provided they’re non-toxic) infuse it with herbs to make a potion. by laurel
laurel
laurel How to make encharmed waters. 1. Write charm, word or sigil with watercolor pencil. 2. Place it into water while praying, chanting, spinning in circles and drooling on yourself, or whatever else does it for you. 3. Once the majority of pigment has run off into the water use it to dress objects, anoint people, sprinkle about a place, add to baths, floor washes, or to the laundry water; or (provided they’re non-toxic) infuse it with herbs to make a potion.
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Use a hot glue gun to write words or make a pattern, then paint the bottle. by cristina.martindelcamporamirz
cristina.martindelcamporamirz
cristina.martindelcamporamirz Use a hot glue gun to write words or make a pattern, then paint the bottle.
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use a hot glue gun to write words or make a pattern, then paint the bottle. by mavrica
mavrica
mavrica use a hot glue gun to write words or make a pattern, then paint the bottle.
reciklirano
Lumber Crayon - While you're hiking home from whatever disaster you are surviving, it's not a bad idea to leave a trail of markings along your trek in case a rescue team is out looking for you.  These crayons write on wet or dry wood, metal, concrete and most other surfaces. by becky
becky
becky Lumber Crayon - While you're hiking home from whatever disaster you are surviving, it's not a bad idea to leave a trail of markings along your trek in case a rescue team is out looking for you. These crayons write on wet or dry wood, metal, concrete and most other surfaces.
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Use Sharpie markers and write whatever you want! by ilyssa.morgan.3
ilyssa.morgan.3
ilyssa.morgan.3 Use Sharpie markers and write whatever you want!
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Once you use chalkboard art pens, you'll never want to use chalk again.  :) #chalkboard pen by mariam
mariam
mariam Once you use chalkboard art pens, you'll never want to use chalk again. :) #chalkboard pen
yummy
This is a neat idea! You buy regular Elmer's glue at the store and a canvas. And then you make a design with the glue on the canvas and wait for it to dry. Once it's dry, you pick a color that you like and paint over the entire thing! by harriett
harriett
harriett This is a neat idea! You buy regular Elmer's glue at the store and a canvas. And then you make a design with the glue on the canvas and wait for it to dry. Once it's dry, you pick a color that you like and paint over the entire thing!
Artsy fartsy
If you want to use a too-small (or too-big) pattern, you need to know the way garments differ in proportion from one size to another. by hester
hester
hester If you want to use a too-small (or too-big) pattern, you need to know the way garments differ in proportion from one size to another.
Jewelry.
Christmas Barn Wood-or write whatever you want on the wood by vivian
vivian
vivian Christmas Barn Wood-or write whatever you want on the wood
Wedding ideas...
Crate or Pallet Cat Bed - remove front board from crate or use reclaimed wood from crate to create box; use a stencil or free hand paint the heart... by dawn
dawn
dawn Crate or Pallet Cat Bed - remove front board from crate or use reclaimed wood from crate to create box; use a stencil or free hand paint the heart...
Bags & Wallets
use a dry erase marker to write what's in the freezer, update as you add or remove! Duh, why didn't I think of that? by annabelle
annabelle
annabelle use a dry erase marker to write what's in the freezer, update as you add or remove! Duh, why didn't I think of that?
Eats and Drinks
Restoring teak furniture  What You Need:  Rubber Gloves  Two Brushes  Medium Grit Sandpaper  Soft Bristle Brush or Steel Wool  TSP (a cleaning agent) and a bucket of warm water  Teak Oil  Polyurethane    Instructions:    Clean: If you are dealing with teak turned old and grey you will be surprised at how this step alone will begin to transform your piece. Using a soft bristle brush or steel wool, thoroughly scrub the wood with warm water and a detergent like TSP. This gets rid of the oxidation and dirt that has built up and given the wood its silvery patina. Depending on the state of your teak this step can take quite a while and require some serious arm work. If you're starting out with some really weathered teak you will begin to see some serious transformation here as the wood's true color starts to make its appearance.    Sand: You'll need to get some medium grit sanding blocks and sand your teak by hand to even out the top layer of wood. Try to get the color as even as possible.    Dry Time: If you're like me this is the hardest part. I am so impatient that once I start I just want to keep going till it's finished, but I assure you this step is really important. Your newly cleaned teak needs a few days of drying time so that the oil you will put on in the next step can fully saturate deep into the wood's pores.    Oil: These next two steps are very toxic so make sure you are in a well ventilated area before you start applying these chemicals. Now that the wood is good and dry you are ready to apply the oil. Go get some good quality Teak Oil, a brush and some rubber gloves and lightly brush the oil over all surfaces three times each. You must do this a minimum of four rounds with an hour in-between allowing time for the oil to fully saturate the wood. Apply as many times as needed until you get the desired color of wood.    Seal: At this time your teak should be looking as good as new. After all the work you've put in you may be tempted to call it quits, but you still have one more step. You have only restored the teak's natural oil at this point but haven't protected it from further damage. That's where the polyurethane comes in to seal in the oil and protect the surface. Paint on a few coats and let dry for a few days, and you'll be ready to sit back, relax and enjoy your newly restored Teak furniture.    Store: Going from Los Angeles to Seattle I completely failed to do this step last winter so I thought I would throw it in. I used to live outside and never had to give a second thought to my outdoor furniture so upon moving to this new climate I was a bit stubborn and naive about the correct upkeep. So if you don't live somewhere that has year round summer then you should either cover your furniture or bring it into an unheated garage. I say unheated because temperature changes and excess heat can crack your wood.      MORE TEAK RESTORATION ON APARTMENT THERAPY:  How To Care For Teak Furniture by babyblu3
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babyblu3 Restoring teak furniture What You Need: Rubber Gloves Two Brushes Medium Grit Sandpaper Soft Bristle Brush or Steel Wool TSP (a cleaning agent) and a bucket of warm water Teak Oil Polyurethane Instructions: Clean: If you are dealing with teak turned old and grey you will be surprised at how this step alone will begin to transform your piece. Using a soft bristle brush or steel wool, thoroughly scrub the wood with warm water and a detergent like TSP. This gets rid of the oxidation and dirt that has built up and given the wood its silvery patina. Depending on the state of your teak this step can take quite a while and require some serious arm work. If you're starting out with some really weathered teak you will begin to see some serious transformation here as the wood's true color starts to make its appearance. Sand: You'll need to get some medium grit sanding blocks and sand your teak by hand to even out the top layer of wood. Try to get the color as even as possible. Dry Time: If you're like me this is the hardest part. I am so impatient that once I start I just want to keep going till it's finished, but I assure you this step is really important. Your newly cleaned teak needs a few days of drying time so that the oil you will put on in the next step can fully saturate deep into the wood's pores. Oil: These next two steps are very toxic so make sure you are in a well ventilated area before you start applying these chemicals. Now that the wood is good and dry you are ready to apply the oil. Go get some good quality Teak Oil, a brush and some rubber gloves and lightly brush the oil over all surfaces three times each. You must do this a minimum of four rounds with an hour in-between allowing time for the oil to fully saturate the wood. Apply as many times as needed until you get the desired color of wood. Seal: At this time your teak should be looking as good as new. After all the work you've put in you may be tempted to call it quits, but you still have one more step. You have only restored the teak's natural oil at this point but haven't protected it from further damage. That's where the polyurethane comes in to seal in the oil and protect the surface. Paint on a few coats and let dry for a few days, and you'll be ready to sit back, relax and enjoy your newly restored Teak furniture. Store: Going from Los Angeles to Seattle I completely failed to do this step last winter so I thought I would throw it in. I used to live outside and never had to give a second thought to my outdoor furniture so upon moving to this new climate I was a bit stubborn and naive about the correct upkeep. So if you don't live somewhere that has year round summer then you should either cover your furniture or bring it into an unheated garage. I say unheated because temperature changes and excess heat can crack your wood. MORE TEAK RESTORATION ON APARTMENT THERAPY: How To Care For Teak Furniture
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Cute idea...could even use blackboard or dry erase paint to write messages on! by Raelynn8
Raelynn8
Raelynn8 Cute idea...could even use blackboard or dry erase paint to write messages on!
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glue gun mason jars--write on the jar using a glue gun, once dry spray paint in your choice of color by diane by rosanna
rosanna
rosanna glue gun mason jars--write on the jar using a glue gun, once dry spray paint in your choice of color by diane
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Don't want to use chalkboard paint for the whole door? Michael's sells rolls of chalkboard stick-on paper! (pantry door) by Gardendiva
Gardendiva
Gardendiva Don't want to use chalkboard paint for the whole door? Michael's sells rolls of chalkboard stick-on paper! (pantry door)
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Wedding planning tip: Use an invisible ink pen to write guest names on the back of RSVP cards. If you get an RSVP card back with no name, use a black light to see who it's from. No more wondering whose it is! by janell
janell
janell Wedding planning tip: Use an invisible ink pen to write guest names on the back of RSVP cards. If you get an RSVP card back with no name, use a black light to see who it's from. No more wondering whose it is!
Been There and Done That
glue gun mason jars--write on the jar using a glue gun, once dry spray paint in your choice of color - by laolsen1203
laolsen1203
laolsen1203 glue gun mason jars--write on the jar using a glue gun, once dry spray paint in your choice of color -
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