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Knowledge & Questions Tagged "Painting"

What is the best paint to use for ceramic Christmas decorations?

I would like to paint some ceramic Christmas decorations with my children for our family this year. I love the idea of creating fun memories with my children that the whole family can admire every Chr...
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Ceramics Ceramics Painting
What is the best paint to use for ceramic Christmas decorations? with tags Ceramics,Painting
Asked by Christina Edwards
538 days ago
5 likes | 1 comments | 2 votes | 0 follows

Are stretched canvases or box canvases better for paintings?

I would really love to get into painting abstract artwork, but I have no idea where to start with materials. I think I would mostly like to work with acrylic paint and maybe occasionally oil paint. ...
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Painting Painting Art Artwork
Are stretched canvases or box canvases better for paintings? with tags Painting,Art,Artwork
Asked by Melissa Rogers
569 days ago
2 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What is the best paint for painting on a denim jacket?

I am going to a concert in October and I have a denim jacket that I would really like to decorate. I would like to paint onto the back of the jacket, and I am wondering what would be the best paint to...
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Painting Painting Fabric Painting
What is the best paint for painting on a denim jacket? with tags Painting,Fabric Painting
Asked by Emma Moore
579 days ago
3 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How to upcycle an old teacher's school desk? Decoupage and painting advice needed?

Ok, so there was an accident and this desk sort of landed out of thin air, right into friend's balcony thing. Actually it was an attack squirrel who just ran into our school and instead of stealing th...
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Upcycling School Desk Upcycling Decoupage Painting
How to upcycle an old teacher's school desk? Decoupage and painting advice needed? with tags School Desk,Upcycling,Decoupage,Painting
Asked by Mary Corbin
607 days ago
3 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How to paint a wicker chair?

Hi, thanks for reading. Just appreciate any advice you might be able to offer. We have some older wicker cane chairs that we are really getting bored of. And we were wondering what we would need to...
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Painting Paint Wicker Chair Cane Chair Painting
How to paint a wicker chair? with tags Paint,Wicker Chair,Cane Chair,Painting
Asked by Barry Stevens
615 days ago
2 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Is it bad that I want to paint this dresser?

Hello, please can you settle an argument I am having with my friend. I have a very small, French holiday chalet, that we use for holidays and to get away from London life. And I am not an interior des...
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Painting Dresser Painting Paint
Is it bad that I want to paint this dresser? with tags Dresser,Painting,Paint
Asked by Jackie Altham
616 days ago
2 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What can I do with Ginny the mannequin?

Ok, she's been christened Ginny because she is always legless, get it, lol? So my mother actually bought her and gave her to me. It was a unusual present I have to admit, but that is my mother. I m...
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Mannequin Mannequin Painting Decorating Ginny The Mannequin
What can I do with Ginny the mannequin? with tags Mannequin,Painting,Decorating,Ginny The Mannequin
Asked by Cheryl Brooks
616 days ago
1 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Can you sand off rust?

Hello, I think my head is slightly hurting, so sorry if this is a silly question. I have an old light fitting that I would like to hang in my house. But the problem is, is that it is really quite r...
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Rust Cleaning Rust Lamp Light Fitting Painting
Can you sand off rust? with tags Cleaning Rust,Lamp,Light Fitting,Painting
Asked by Joyce Grover
616 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Antique pedal car for children, repaint or keep patina?

Hello, I have recently found this old tin metal pedal car toy at the back of my garage. I actually collected it about three years ago, just because I thought it was interesting and was going to repain...
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Restoration Pedal Car Patina Restoration Painting
Antique pedal car for children, repaint or keep patina? with tags Pedal Car,Patina,Restoration,Painting
Asked by Dave Freeman
618 days ago
1 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What is the best paint for painting wooden furniture?

I have recently started painting wooden furniture as a hobby and I'm really enjoying it. I really like upcycling vintage or maybe we'll call it retro furniture, and making it look modern and interesti...
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Painting Painting Woodwork Furniture Varnish Furniture Paint
What is the best paint for painting wooden furniture? with tags Painting,Woodwork,Furniture,Varnish,Furniture Paint
Asked by Anne Lovett
619 days ago
3 likes | 4 comments | 11 votes | 0 follows

Are paint stencils really making a comeback?

Is stenciling really making a comeback? I remember when I was a kid, my mum up a ladder and endlessly stenciling a border around the top of our living room wall. She loved to watch a TV show called...
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Painting Stencils Painting
Are paint stencils really making a comeback?  with tags Stencils,Painting
Asked by Emma Nate
622 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How do you paint teak garden furniture?

Help! I was given some perfectly usable garden chairs. I think they are teak. They are very heavy and have absolutely no sign of rotting on them and as I recall, teak is the wood used for garden furni...
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Painting garden chairs teak wood painting refurbishing
How do you paint teak garden furniture? with tags garden chairs,teak wood,painting,refurbishing
Asked by Kyle Kendrick
623 days ago
0 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How to restore an old trunk?

Hello, I really like this old trunk and want to fully restore it back to something beautiful and use it to keep my bedding in etc. But I'm a little overwhelmed on how to start. I'm going to remove ...
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Restoration trunk restoration painting
How to restore an old trunk? with tags trunk,restoration,painting
Asked by Jane Selby
624 days ago
2 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 1 follows

Upcycling an apothecary cabinet.

Hello, my friend if giving away an old apothecary cabinet, I think that's what it is. To me it looks more like the old draws they used to have in libraries where they kept the cards. But anyway, I...
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Upcycling draws upcycling painting
Upcycling an apothecary cabinet. with tags draws,upcycling,painting
Asked by Kate Maxton
625 days ago
0 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows
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