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Painted stones

Acrylic and varnish on stone–the biggest one is the size of an orange


gilding the lily 1

 – I’ve had one of these aluminium reflective warning plates hanging around in the shed for a long time. It’s left over from the days when we used to haul a scooter around on the back of our motorhome.  403 more words

My Camper

Front Door Renew Project

This was a project on refinishing a set of front entry doors..As you can see in the pics the before and after pics .Steps into doing a project like this can be little time consuming and stretched out..First step was to strip old varnish and stain with a remover from Home Depot ..This can take several times of apply and removing ..After as much has been removed you just need to sand off remainer(I use a mouse sander).Nect step is to apply a wood conditioner before staining.After about 15 minutes apply stain of your choice and wipe off excess one desired color is reached..The next day you can apply a sanding sealer to protect the stain for sanding and for poly to apply more evenly…Next step is to lightly sand and apply your poly ( I use a sikkens product).The next day lightly sand and apply second coat of poly .. 18 more words

Home Projects

Varnishing the Cockpit

After drilling a few holes to run the cabling and electrical wiring, I cleaned everything up, taped off the bottom line and rolled on a coat of varnish.   68 more words


How to mount watercolor paper to canvas & varnish

I wanted an alternative way to hang my watercolor and gouache paintings, so I decided to mount them to stretched canvas and seal them with a protective varnish. 713 more words

Painting Process

Mod Podge Glue???

I have been researching different projects since I have limited supplies to get messy (I’m in a new location for two weeks, with none of my craft stuff). 156 more words

My First Glossybox!~

I am a major sucker for mystery boxes – both at birthdays and Christmas, I believe the best gifts are the ones that you have no idea about. 447 more words