There are tons of things to know if you use acrylic paint for wood crafts. It’s not as easy as grabbing a brush and going to town on your project!
Homemade Wood Dye: The Disaster Diaries, Failures and Success!
How to Weather Dollhouse Shingles
A while back, I messed up a project and got too much dye on it. If I had learned how to weather dollhouse shingles, I would have solved my problem!
The Best Paintbrush for Oil-Based Paint: Which Bristles Are Best?
One of the things I never thought about was paintbrushes. Or, more specifically, the best paintbrush for oil-based paint. In fact, when it comes to paintbrushes, I didn’t realize there were different kinds of paintbrushes.
How to Paint a Dollhouse Exterior: Tips and Advice for Newbies
In researching how to paint a dollhouse exterior, I learned that there is no one best way to paint a dollhouse.
Wood Glue or Liquid Nails?
Eventually, I’m going to have to glue the shingles on the dollhouse. I’m wondering if I should use wood glue or liquid nails. Is there a difference?
Can You Use Rit Dye on Wood?
It’s almost time to get the wood floors ready. That means I have to stain or dye the wood strips. Which got me wondering, can you use Rit Dye on Wood?
How to Dispose of Solvents
After cleaning up your paint brushes, you’ve probably got some leftover goo. Now you’re wondering how to dispose of solvents. Turns out, you can reuse them!
Gel Wood Stain Pros and Cons
“Traditional’ wood stains aren’t the only option. There’s gel wood stain. And, like everything, gel wood stain pros and cons are something to think about.
The Best Way to Clean Oil-Based Paint off Paintbrushes
Thanks to my miniature misadventures, I’ve learned that I should always prime wood before I paint it. That said, I’m kind of stuck with it for now. So, that means I’ve got to find a good way to clean it up without killing my brushes.