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Craft Painting How-To Articles

How to Paint One Stroke Geraniums with Donna Dewberry

How to Paint One Stroke Geraniums with Donna Dewberry

Learn how to paint a geranium flower using the One Stroke method developed by artist and teacher Donna Dewberry. 

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How to Cure Painted Glass Projects

How to Cure Painted Glass Projects

When using FolkArt Enamels or one of Plaid's multi-surface acrylic paint formulas, make sure to read these instructions on how to cure your...

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Brush Stroke Basics: How to Use a Flat Brush

Brush Stroke Basics: How to Use a Flat Brush

Want to learn how to use a flat brush properly? Watch these in-depth videos and download our Flat Brush practice guide to master the basic flat...

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How to Prepare Tin for a Craft Painting Project

How to Prepare Tin for a Craft Painting Project

Planning to use an item made of tin for your next craft project? Read this article to learn how to prepare tin for painting a project—as well...

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Craft Painting Videos

Brush Stroke Basics: Flat Brush Techniques pt. 3, S-Stroke

S-strokes are often used to enhance a surface with a decorative border. Learn how to properly use the chisel…

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S-strokes are often used to enhance a surface with a decorative border. Learn how to properly use the chisel edge of the brush as well as when to apply pressure to widen the brush stroke.

How to Create Your Own Faux Barnwood and Rust Finish

Introducing the EASIEST technique to get an incredible faux Barnwood and Rust finish using FolkArt Painted Finishes!

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Introducing the EASIEST technique to get an incredible faux Barnwood and Rust finish using FolkArt Painted Finishes!

How to Paint a Butterfly with Priscilla Hauser

See how easy it is to paint a brushstroke butterfly with Priscilla Hauser.

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See how easy it is to paint a brushstroke butterfly with Priscilla Hauser.

Learn about FolkArt Home Decor Texture Chalk

Learn about FolkArt Home Decor Texture Chalk, an easy way to give furniture and home decor accessories an old…

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Learn about FolkArt Home Decor Texture Chalk, an easy way to give furniture and home decor accessories an old-world, vintage feel.

How To Use Milk Paint on Raw Wood

It's so easy to get a beautiful finish with FolkArt Milk Paint! Watch this short video to learn the process.

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It's so easy to get a beautiful finish with FolkArt Milk Paint! Watch this short video to learn the process.

Painting Rosebuds with Priscilla Hauser

Join Priscilla Hauser as she teaches us how to paint a rosebud, leaves and dot flowers on a cute chalkboard canvas!

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Join Priscilla Hauser as she teaches us how to paint a rosebud, leaves and dot flowers on a cute chalkboard canvas!
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Craft Painting eBooks

The Ultimate Guide to Milk Paint

The Ultimate Guide to Milk Paint

Before you start your next FolkArt Milk Paint project, make sure you consult our free crafting eBook, the Ultimate Guide to Milk Paint!

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From Design to Decor: Learn How to Concept, Design, and Paint Your Furniture

From Design to Decor: Learn How to Concept, Design, and Paint Your Furniture

Have you ever wanted to paint your own furniture but aren’t sure where to start? While painting your own furniture pieces may seem daunting at…

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Beginner

Beginner's Guide to Ultra Dye

Master FolkArt Ultra Dye and energize your home decor projects with bold, vibrant color in this free crafting eBook!

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Painted Finishes 101

Painted Finishes 101

Learn more about FolkArt Painted Finishes and create the 11 beautiful DIY home decor projects included in this free craft eBook!

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Craft Painting Reference Documents

Martha Stewart Watercolor Craft Paint FAQs

Martha Stewart Watercolor Craft Paint FAQs

Learn more about Martha Stewart Watercolor Craft Paints, available exclusively at Michaels, by

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FolkArt Pickling Wash FAQ

FolkArt Pickling Wash FAQ

Learn more about FolkArt Pickling Wash by reading the FAQ.

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FolkArt Layering Stencils FAQ

FolkArt Layering Stencils FAQ

Learn how to use the FolkArt layering stencils.

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