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    Homemade Sidewalk Chalk Paint – An easy way to create beautiful sidewalk chalk art!

    This is a fun and easy twist on traditional sidewalk chalk. This technique gives you a more vibrant look then just traditional sidewalk chalk alone. If you already have chalk, you will have everything else you need at home as well. This post will include referral links to aid you in find the items similar to what I used. What you will need for this fun activity. Chalk, sidewalk chalk or regular chalk Shaving tool, cheese grater, lemon zester or butter knife Water Cup or bowl Paper plate or piece of paper Foam paint brush The first thing you will do is shave your chalk, you can use a butter…

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    Quick Tip for Painting Wood Beads – A less messy way to get perfectly painted wood beads!

    Do you ever feel like painting wood beads is a pain in the backside? Do you end up with a hot mess of paint all over your fingers and finger prints all over your beads? I used to be the same way! In this crafting tip tutorial I’ll show you a way to paint your beads without becoming a hot mess! What you’ll need for this tutorial. BBQ skewer Wood beads Hot glue and glue sticks Paint Paint brush The first think you will do is slide your wood beads onto a BBQ skewer. You can find these at Dollar Tree or any grocery store. Space your wood beads out…

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    Faux Galvanized Metal Cutouts

    I am obsessed with anything galvanized metal! I love everything about it. The problem is I can’t always find it in the shapes or sizes I need. When working on a project I wanted a couple galvanized metal starts and didn’t have any! Running to the store wasn’t an option, so I got to thinking what else I could use to give me the same look? I came up with this fun, easy, inexpensive alternative! Don’t forget to watch the one minute video tutorial at the bottom of this post! Here is what you will need. Natural brown card stock FolkArt acrylic paint, 506 Silver Anniversary (previously called Metallic Silver…