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Where can I find transfer decals?
Carolyn Grubb White Carolyn Grubb White Answered on May 16, 2023

Where can I find the beautiful vintage rub on transfer decals I'm seeing on furniture make-overs? A link to a supplier would be appreciated.

Should I re-stain or paint my cabinets?
Olga Hixson Olga Hixson Answered on Jul 30, 2023

Edit:””” 3 years later😂 I decided to paint them white and I am so very pleased with the results!We bought a new house with these ugly cabinets. I really cann... See more

How to paint a door with a roller?
Abby Abby Answered on Mar 07, 2023

How do I use a roller to paint my door?

How to stain wood without stain?
Abby Abby Answered on Mar 07, 2023

I know this may be a long shot, but does anyone know how to stain wood without using actual stain?

How to stain wood with coffee?
Abby Abby Answered on Mar 07, 2023

I looove drinking coffee! And now I've been informed that there's another use for my beloved drink. Who knew?! How do I stain wood with coffee??

How to paint around can lights?
ShoshanaNF ShoshanaNF Answered on Mar 03, 2023

Hi, we are in the process of painting our kitchen and living area and we have quite a few can lights that I do not want to paint over. What is the best way to prep an... See more

How to clean hardened/dried paint brushes?
Judy Judy Answered on Feb 10, 2023

How to clean paint brushes where the paint has dried?

How can you use coconut oil as a chalk paint wax?
Susie Susie Answered on Dec 12, 2022

I read somewhere that you can use coconut oil as a protective wax for a chalk painted piece. Is this true? I'm tempted to, as I will never spend that crazy amount o... See more

Splotchy chalk paint
Junk Gypsee Junk Gypsee Answered on Nov 01, 2022

I'm using Ce Ce Caldwell's chalk paint and have no problems with it using lighter shades or the darker on smaller items. However, the last two pieces I have done hav... See more

Chalk paint over latex on laminate
Sharon Nash Stogner Sharon Nash Stogner Answered on Nov 01, 2022

I recently used a latex on a laminate cabinet after lightly sanding all surfaces. I thought it would stick, but it didn't. Even a light touch with a fingernail remove... See more

Can you mix acrylic paint with chalk paint to change the colour.
John gill John gill Answered on Jun 30, 2022

I mean if you stir them together in the same tin.

Mixing chalk paint with craft paint or other kind of paint
Colleen Bement Colleen Bement Answered on Dec 01, 2023

I have a container of Americana Decor Chalk Paint in Delicate that I want to paint a hutch with but I want it to be a little more yellow than it is. Can I add some y... See more

Stain is still tacky after 12 hours, how can I fix it?
Pam Pam Answered on Jun 16, 2021

I stained some pine planks with Miramax penetrating stain last night and they are still tacky. I was layering two coats. I had my desired look so I didn't wipe off an... See more

Recipe for temporary glass paint
Carol Carol Answered on Apr 06, 2021

That was used at holidays for large Win down, etc.

Is homemade chalk paint as good as store bought?
Judy Judy Answered on Jun 30, 2020

I will be using a lot of chalk paint on my next project. I am thinking of making my own but was wondering about the quality as opposed to store bought. Any opinions... See more

How can I seal a mug I painted with acrylic paint?
Audrey W Audrey W Answered on Apr 03, 2020

I painted my friend’s dog on a mug from the dollar store using acrylic paint. I’m going to follow instructions I found online to let dry 24 hours and then bake it... See more

Staining vinyl plank flooring a darker colour?
Style-Sack Style-Sack Answered on Oct 14, 2021

Is it possible or has anyone stained vinyl plank flooring?I have just purchased a cabin by the coast and it has lovely vinyl floor planks. but it is too light and I w... See more

Can you paint over Chalk Paint with latex paint?
LB LB Answered on Jan 17, 2020

I painted the drawers with chalk paint but now I want to use a high gloss latex on the drawer fronts? Any suggestions?

How to paint/stain or lighten this rattan set?
Kaye Gabel Kaye Gabel Answered on Dec 11, 2019

The glass is set into the rattan and I can’t clean under it . I would love to be able to get the glass out clean it and paint it????

Can gel stain be used on laminate?
Theresa Stewart Theresa Stewart Answered on Dec 06, 2020

I am looking for an affordable, easy way to update my blue laminate master bathroom cabinet and counter top. If I sand the laminate, can I use gel stain or is it jus... See more

How do you change a grey paint from too blue to actual pale grey?
Mary K Ross Mary K Ross Answered on May 21, 2020

I thought I had chosen a pale grey paint for my living/dining room. When finished it looks pale blue. I did want a cool shade of grey, NOT blue. I am now struggling w... See more

How to fix crackling glaze that did not crackle?
Donna Ohanian Donna Ohanian Answered on Jul 02, 2019

I have 3 cabinets I painted a darker green, & let dry overnight. Two of the cabinets are old and the original paint on them was naturally crackled. The third cabinet ... See more

How can I make new cedar fence planks look old?
Debby Debby Answered on Apr 30, 2019

I need the look of reclaimed... old.... cedar fence planks for my outdoor birdhouses. What can I do to make the new cedar look like years old cedar fencing (that sh... See more