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Painting perfect lines...This is so smart, i can't believe i never thought of it!! Must remember this for the next time the walls need painting.

TIp for painting straight line. paint lighter color first. seal tape with that color so if it bleeds it will bleed same color. then paint over with darker color.

Here are 5 things every DIYer needs for painting furniture! Whether it’s an old favorite or a thrift store purchase, you’ll want these tools for any DIY furniture makeover.

Must-Haves for Painting Furniture

Here are 5 things every DIYer needs for painting furniture! Whether an old favorite or a thrift store purchase, want these tools for any DIY furniture makeover.

Craft tip - How to prep different surfaces for DIY painting and paint color wheel chart from folkart multi surface paint

For properly prepping surfaces before beginning to paint. Created by Plaid (find more information about FolkArt Multi-Surface paint here).

Summer Project- bought 2 kits to do both the bureau and dresser in our (very old, very beaten up) bedroom set. 2 kits were probably not necessary- we did not paint the backs or inside the drawers, etc.. only what could be seen.  We're on step 3 with the first piece- will update after completion  so far so good :)

Repaint Furniture with 1 Little Box!!!

Great tutorial!  Step-by-step instructions (with pictures) showing how to paint over cracked paint and get a smooth finish

how to paint over cracked paint {spackle the crackle

will it work-Great tutorial! Step-by-step instructions (with pictures) showing how to paint over any cracked paint and get a clean smooth professional finish!

Looking to paint but not sure if it is oil or acrylic. Here is a test to find out which it is. #painting #tip

Is it Oil or Acrylic?

How to test paint to see if it's oil-based or acrylic (latex): Dip a Q-tip in alcohol and rub it around on an inconspicuous test area. If the paint pools and drips, it is acrylic paint. Be careful. Alcohol can also remove acrylic paint.

Get a crisp line when you paint at corners and edges.

How to paint perfect straight, crisp lines ***Worked awesome! We have textured walls in our new house and the paint seeps under the tape. This technique worked perfectly and I have straight, crisp lines on the walls I've painted. Worth the extra work!

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How to Paint a Straight Line (A Perfect Line) - Ask Anna Straight lines are a pet peeve of mine too.  I have painted more walls than I care to remember (we moved a lot!)This idea is BRILLIANT! Is a link at this site for a video of the process in addition to the picture tutorial .

How to Paint a Straight Line (A Perfect Line

Totally helpful tips!  Seal the tape line with the other, lighter color, so if it bleeds it will blend in!

Perfect Paint Lines! How to paint perfect paint lines every time. Tutorial @ House of Hepworths

"How do you paint that" article from TOH

"How do you paint that" article from TOH
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