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How To Decoupage On Ceramic Coasters

Decoupage

How To Decoupage On Ceramic Coasters

In this blog post we will show you exactly how we decoupage our unglazed ceramic coasters! Ceramic coasters are easy to decoupage and make a fantastic and personal gift. Make sure to watch our Facebook Live at the bottom of the page as we show you exactly how we decoupage the ceramic coasters. What you need to decoupage your ceramic coasters: Unglazed Ceramic Coasters 2 Napkins Lacquer (we used Gloss but all sheens work) Flat Brush 180 Grit Sandpaper Step 1: Peel the back layers off your napkins. Most napkins come in one or two ply, we only want to...

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How To Use Stone Effects Paint

Stone Effects

How To Use Stone Effects Paint

In this blog post we will go into detail about how to use Stone Effects paint by The Artisan Company. Stone Effects paint is an all-in-one paint designed to give plenty of texture to achieve a stone or concrete look on furniture, home décor or walls. In this blog post we will talk about how to apply it using the spreader tools and a flat brush. 1. Prep Little prep is needed when using Stone Effects paint. Simply clean your piece down and make sure that there is nothing flaking (e.g. old paint or lacquer) and you're good to go....

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How To Make Coloured Wax

Chalk Paint

How To Make Coloured Wax

In this blog post we will break down exactly how to make coloured wax! Coloured waxes are a great way to add interest and depth to your premium chalk painted finish. One of the amazing things about The Artisan Company premium chalk paints and clear wax, is that they can be mixed together to create any coloured wax. This really opens the scope for creativity and creating your own bespoke hand painted furniture finish. Make sure to watch our Facebook Live at the bottom of the page. We show you exactly how to make coloured wax and show how two...

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Introducing Stone Effects!

Stone Effects

Introducing Stone Effects!

We have been using Stone Effects for a few months now and absolutely love the creativity and finishes that can be achieved with it! Created by The Artisan Company, Stone Effects paint is a completely new way to transform furniture, décor and walls. Simply apply with the spreader tools and a flat brush and you can achieve your perfect stone or concrete look finish easily and effectively. What can I paint with Stone Effects? The possibilities are endless! In the video above, we updated an old table top. We've also painted decor items and outdoor pots, and are looking at...

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Floor Painting FAQs

Chalk Paint Painting Floors

Floor Painting FAQs

In this blog post we answer all of your most frequently asked questions. We will continue to add to this and as always, if we haven't answered something, please get in touch. Can I use Velvet Luxe to paint my floors? Yes you definitely can! This is a great option if you need to use your floors before you can lacquer. For shiny surfaces, like tiles, we do recommend using premium chalk paint though. What is the coverage? Premium chalk paint and premium lacquer cover 20 square metres per litre. How do I calculate square metres? Measure the width of...

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