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General Crafts How-To Articles

How to Prepare a Wood Surface for a Project: Sanding & Basecoating

How to Prepare a Wood Surface for a Project: Sanding & Basecoating

Planning to use a wood surface for your next craft project? Read this article to learn how to prepare a wood surface for a project—including...

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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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Brush Stroke Basics: How to Use a Round Brush

Brush Stroke Basics: How to Use a Round Brush

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

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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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General Crafts Videos

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.

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!

Learn How to Use Bucilla Paper Stitchery Kits

Learn how to make a DIY homemade card using Bucilla's new paper stitching kits!

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Learn how to make a DIY homemade card using Bucilla's new paper stitching kits!

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.

Learn About FolkArt Home Decor Chalk

Cathie & Steve explain how FolkArt Home Décor Chalk transforms your everyday items into one of a kind treasures!

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Cathie & Steve explain how FolkArt Home Décor Chalk transforms your everyday items into one of a kind treasures!

Learn about FolkArt Marbling Paint

Watch this video to learn more about FolkArt Marbling Paint, the easiest way to create your own abstract acrylic…

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Watch this video to learn more about FolkArt Marbling Paint, the easiest way to create your own abstract acrylic pouring artwork!
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General Crafts eBooks

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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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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General Crafts Reference Documents

Apple Barrel Paints FAQs

Apple Barrel Paints FAQs

Learn how to use Apple Barrel Paints!

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Mod Podge Collage Clay FAQ

Mod Podge Collage Clay FAQ

Mod Podge Collage Clay is a non-toxic, lightweight whipped clay primarily used in creating a decoden

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FolkArt Painted Finishes Barnwood FAQ

FolkArt Painted Finishes Barnwood FAQ

Learn how to use FolkArt Painted Finishes Barnwood to create the illusion of aged, rustic barn wood.

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