What craft is FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint best suited for?
It’s perfect for all craft and hobby painting techniques, including brush painting and detail, sponging, stenciling, stamping and printing.
What is the difference between Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint and Martha Stewart Crafts Multi-Surface Craft paint?
Martha Stewart Crafts Multi-Surface Craft Paint is a durable, premium, multi-surface acrylic paint that is both dishwasher and machine washer safe. It is perfect for both painting and stenciling and comes in several specialty finishes such as high gloss, satin, metallic, glow-in the dark, and chalkboard.
Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor paint is a high quality paint designed for painting and distressing furniture and home décor accessories. It does not require any project preparation such as priming, sanding, or stripping. It dries to a matte chalk finish, can be finished and polished with waxes, and is formulated for easy sanding and distressing.
How can I use FolkArt Home Decor Layering Stencils?
When combining any or all of these layering stencils, a variety of effects can be achieved! Try stenciling the Silhouette design a color different than the project’s basecoat color. When dry, layer the detailed Pattern stencil using a third complementary color.
The FolkArt Home Decor Layering Silhouette stencil, when used alone, will create a basic stenciled shape or opaque outline of a shape design.
The FolkArt Home Decor Layering Pattern stencil, when used alone, will create a detailed stenciled pattern design.
The FolkArt Home Decor Layering Mask stencil, when used alone, will create a stenciled background around or outside a design area.
How should I apply FolkArt Ultra Dye Satin Varnish?
FolkArt Ultra Dye Varnish is a water-based, non-toxic varnish that is easily cleaned up with soap and water. Lightly brush the varnish over the cured, dyed surface and do not overwork which can cause bleeding.
NOTE: To maintain crisp color edges when stenciling, it is advisable to lightly spray seal the project first before brushing on the varnish.
What is the difference between FolkArt Home Decor Chalk paint and FolkArt Acrylic paint?
FolkArt Acrylic paint is formulated as a premium, artist’s quality acrylic paint with superior hide and smooth, creamy consistency perfect for most art techniques such as brush stroke work, blending and highlighting, or stenciling. FolkArt Acrylic paint will dry to a durable matte sheen.
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk is formulated as high quality paint perfect for painting and distressing furniture and thrift store finds, as well as home Decor accessories. It is a heavily pigmented paint that does not require any project preparation such as priming, sanding or stripping. FolkArt Home Decor Chalk provides the DIY enthusiast an ultra matte chalky finish when dry which is easily sanded to distress using medium grit sandpaper. It will not “gum up” sandpaper making it easy to achieve a time-worn look.