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DIY:  How To Use The  Glue-Resist Technique With Stain - before staining your project, apply glue to an area you don't want stain & the stain won't adhere.

DIY: How To Use The Glue-Resist Technique With Stain - before staining your project, apply glue to an area you don't want stained the stain won't adhere, giving you a two-toned effect.

How to prevent drips when painting furniture

The Tricks to Avoiding Drips When Painting Furniture

Seriously?! -- Vinegar works as a wood stain when you add a metal object in the mix and let it sit in a glass container for a week. A handful of pennies will produce a beautiful pale Caribbean blue stain. A wad of steel wool will give you a rich reddish hue. A combination of tea and a metal object in vinegar will produce a black stain. Log this away for later.

All natural (mostly) wood stains! A handful of pennies in vinegar will produce a beautiful pale Caribbean blue stain. A wad of steel wool will give you a rich reddish hue. A combination of tea and a metal object in vinegar will produce a black stain.

Formula:   20% minwax oil based stain  80% Howard's Feed n Wax  Use even a little less stain when using a very dark color.  I found these both at Home Depot.  Howard's is also available on Amazon for five bucks.

Molly Susan Strong: New Waxing technique.New Waxing Technique: Mix Howard's Feed n Wax (made of Beeswax and orange oil) with or a little less Minwax stain, goes on like a milky consistency and you wipe right off

once the paint is completely and thoroughly dry, give it a light sanding with 400-grit paper. (in our memphis humidity, drying can take up to 72 hours before you can safely sand again.)  this will smooth out any little mistakes and will give the second coat a little “tooth” to hold on to.   once again, wait for the dust to settle.   vacuum or swap out your drop cloth, run the swiffer pad around, and wipe down the piece with a tack cloth

DIY: High Gloss Paint Finish Tutorial - very thorough DIY on how you can get a high gloss finish. Love the silver side table-C)

use Elmers glue to draw the design on cardboard letters from michaels then paint with metal paint" data-componentType="MODAL_PIN

Little Inspirations: Letter Art Cardboard letter, elmers glue to design, cover with foil, shoe polish

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