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Homemade Chalky Finish Paint Recipe #LowesCreator

homemade chalk paint recipe - Best tip I learned form a professional furniture painter is PATIENCE. Several coats of paint and let it dry for at least 24 hrs between coats.

from Country Living

This DIY Floor Was Made Using $130 Worth of Pennies

floor made of $130 US pennies ... three $50 bags of pennies from bank sorted in light/dark and glued in diamond pattern, 10 bottles of Elmer's glue, unsanded grout btw coins, then epoxy topcoat, could do tabletop or tray

So you've broken a mirror...a very large, floor length mirror. Turn your luck around and use the pieces to create a wall mosaic in your bathroom. Use industrial strength adhesive to attach pieces onto the wall and finish with unsanded grout to fill in the spaces between


The Definitive Guide To Homemade Chalk Paint Recipes - Many recipes out there, so they say not to take their recipes for law, but the Plaster of Paris recipe is one they use ALL the time, and it's a tried-and-true all-purpose chalk paint recipe. All are good options if Annie Sloan® paint is unavailable.


Make your own chalk board - Jenna Sue. Mix 2 TBsp of unsanded grout (mixed with water) and 1 cup of paint (she used leftover Valspar paint in eggshell).

from The Family Handyman

Modern Tile Installation Tips

There's been a revolution in grout technology over the past several years, and all of the big-name grout producers have modern grout that's easier to apply, denser, more stain resistant and more colorfast than standard grout. These new grouts also cure faster and are resistant to mold and mildew. You no longer have to mix in latex additives, worry about uneven or blotchy grout joints or decide between sanded and unsanded grout. Premium grouts are more expensive, of course, but considering…