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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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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 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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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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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.

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.

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 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 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 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.
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General Crafts 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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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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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

FolkArt Painted Finishes Moss FAQ

FolkArt Painted Finishes Moss FAQ

Learn how to use FolkArt Painted Finishes Moss to create the illusion of moss on your project

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Martha Stewart Erasable Liquid Chalk

Martha Stewart Erasable Liquid Chalk

Learn how to use the new Erasable Liquid Chalk from Martha Stewart Crafts®.

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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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