How to Diamond Paint

Diamond painting is similar to painting by number, except that instead of using paint, you are using tiny, flat-backed rhinestones, crystals, or diamonds. You can purchase diamond painting kits online and in some well-stocked arts and crafts stores. The process can look intimidating, but it is actually quite simple. Once you know what to do,(…)


Tips of the Week: DIY Paint Washes, Precise Measuring, Encouraging Others

This week’s specials include how to save big money on paint washes, two great measuring tips, and how to close a hairline gap with a hammer rub. Read more on MAKE The post Tips of the Week: DIY Paint Washes, Precise Measuring, Encouraging Others appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. Make: DIY(…)


The Paint Caddy

Welcome to the Paint Caddy!If you paint a lot of models or miniatures, you’ve probably found yourself digging through tupperware containers of little paint bottles. I’ve designed and built this neat little tray to store my paints, but also to give me an attractive case that’s not just for carrying …By: NEIN Continue Reading »(…)


Paint Stick Crate

Here is a cute little "whatnot" box made with stuff that you can find at your home center. It can be built with as little as a hammer. It is an excellent project to do with a kid. Materials You are going to need 14 paint sticks and two pieces of 1×6 common pine, 8"(…)


How to Paint With Concrete

Why would you ever want to bother painting a mural with concrete, you ask? Why not just use normal paint? Well, there are several benefits to using concrete as paint instead of, ya know, the boring kind.First, it is a lot cheaper to use concrete than acrylic paint by volume. Second, you can make you…By:(…)


How to Use Paint Mask Stencils

How to use paint mask stencils. Do you need your logo or art painted onto a surface? …Make sure to use Duluth Custom Design paint mask stencils to get the job done right. Tape in place Clean surface & position stencil in place Peel and cut Peel away half of the backing paper a…By:(…)


How to Paint with Squirt Guns

Squirt gun painting is a fun and easy art project. Be sure to select a handful of reliable squirt guns. You’ll also need to purchase or make your own washable paint. Finally, plan the specific project you’re envisioning ahead of time, carefully load the squirt guns, and fire away. EditSteps EditSelecting a Squirt Gun Get(…)