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General Crafts How-To Articles

How to Use Lily & Val Stencils

How to Use Lily & Val Stencils

Read this article to learn how to use our collection of hand-lettered inspired stencils designed by Lily & Val. 

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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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How to Prepare a Terra Cotta Clay Flower Pot for Painting Projects

How to Prepare a Terra Cotta Clay Flower Pot for Painting Projects

Planning to use a terra cotta clay pot for your next craft project? Read this article to learn how to prepare a clay pot for painting a project...

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General Crafts Videos

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 Craft with Burlap

Learn how to craft with burlap, currently one of the hottest crafting and DIY trends.

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Learn how to craft with burlap, currently one of the hottest crafting and DIY trends.

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!

3 Can't-Miss Techniques with FolkArt Ultra Dye

Easily brush on bold, vibrant color to wood and natural fibers with FolkArt Ultra Dye.

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Easily brush on bold, vibrant color to wood and natural fibers with FolkArt Ultra Dye.

DIY Faux Concrete & Moss Painted Finishes from FolkArt

Transform your projects with FolkArt Painted Finishes - Concrete and Moss transform this easy DIY!

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Transform your projects with FolkArt Painted Finishes - Concrete and Moss transform this easy DIY!

How to Make Cheesecloth Ghosts with Stiffy Fabric Stiffener

In this quick video from Cathie and Steve, learn how to make ghosts using cheesecloth and Stiffy fabric…

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In this quick video from Cathie and Steve, learn how to make ghosts using cheesecloth and Stiffy fabric stiffener from Plaid Enterprises.
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General Crafts eBooks

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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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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General Crafts Reference Documents

FolkArt Brushed Metal FAQ

FolkArt Brushed Metal FAQ

Learn more about FolkArt Brushed Metal Acrylic Paint by reading the FAQ.

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FolkArt Extreme Glitter FAQs

FolkArt Extreme Glitter FAQs

Frequently asked questions about FolkArt Extreme Glitter.

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Paint by Number Frequently Asked Questions

Paint by Number Frequently Asked Questions

Learn how to use our Paint by Number kits.

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