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26 09, 2018

Color of the Month: Parchment

2018-09-19T16:38:55-05:00September 26th, 2018|Tips & Techniques, Tutorials & Videos|

This month’s project piece is living proof that even drab, well-worn furniture can undergo an impressive transformation if you know what tools to use and how to work a little DIY magic. If you’ve got a hand-me-down table or old nightstand begging for some attention, the combination of high-quality milk paint and good old-fashioned elbow [...]

3 01, 2018

DIY Image Transfer to Wood Using Real Milk Paint

2018-01-03T11:28:01-06:00January 3rd, 2018|Tutorials & Videos|

One of our favorite crafting techniques is transferring an image to another surface such as wood. This simple and fun craft requires minimal supplies and is great to do together with kids and friends. In this post, we show you step by step how to transfer any image to wood using Real Milk Paint’s Dead [...]

18 06, 2014

How to Mix Milk Paint

2017-03-22T23:25:30-05:00June 18th, 2014|Tutorials & Videos|

Mixing milk paint is a simple process using equal parts powder to water.  The mixing process takes about five minutes, using the following steps: The mix is very simple: 1 part water to one part powder.  Use whatever size scoop you want.  Here I used a 1/4 cup. Add water to the cup first. Dry [...]

26 08, 2013

How a Wood Floor Can Be Like A Cast Iron Frying Pan

2017-03-22T23:25:30-05:00August 26th, 2013|Tutorials & Videos|

by Bill Layman / Layman Ventures Ltd. for Cottage Magazine published in Canada www.out-there.com/BL.htm   www.townoflaronge.ca I wish I could say I got the idea for re-finishing my hardwood floor from looking at a cast iron frying pan. But I didn’t. I think if I had Lynda may have had good grounds for having me [...]