Wax or wash, that is the question. I think the answer is BOTH! I've been at home more than usual these last few weeks. I've been home so much that I've been banging out lots of old projects. I've been finishing off pieces I forgot I had. Heck, I even cleaned out one of our buildings. Holy, moly! I uncovered a multitude of sins. Project upon project of unfinished junk. Well, now is the time to get busy! I'm determined to get some of these projects completed! I gathered up a table full of small wood pieces. During my clean up, I unearthed candlesticks, wood baskets, wooden trays and wood shelves. You name it, and I probably found it. Each...
Here is the supply list if you choose to make this easy snowman craft project. 1) Wooden Fence Post, scrap wood, wooden dowel, wood glue.2) DIY Paint in the following colors. White Swan, Little Black Dress and Summer Crush.3) Paint Pixie Paint Brush.4) Accessory items of your choice.
After the sanding, I pulled out the Debi's Design Diary DIY Bohemian Blue and my favorite paint brush. Did I mention that I love Paint Pixie paint brushes? I used the #10 Synthetic Paint Pixie paint brush. These brushes hold alot of paint and really make a nice smooth finish. I let my piece dry overnight and then I came back in with Debi's Design Diary DIY Black Wax to finish it off. The black wax highlighted the richness of that deep blue color and really gave my piece a silky smooth finish.
Inexpensive Gift Idea with the following supplies. Scrap wood cut in slats to fill my frame. Wood Glue or Tacks to secure. DIY Paint, we used White Swan. Chalk Couture Transfer of your choice. We used the "Love Never Ends" transfer. Chalk Couture Chalkology Paste. Paint Pixie Paint Brush and a small chip brush. Clear Coat Spray A knob of your choice. We used these knobs and painted it to suit. Small wreath of your choice.
I did need a few other supplies to complete my Dollar Tree Pumpkin project but all in all, I was able to tackle this project on the cheap. Here's what I used. A frame filled with wood or glass Dollar Tree pumpkin DIY paint in Farm Fresh, Crinoline, and Faded Burlap DIY wax or Liquid Patina Paint Pixie paint brush and wax brush Decorative items such as ribbon, burlap, raffia, spanish moss, fall leaves, and a tree branch Transfer, stencil or metal letters Serrated knife Hot Glue Gun and glue