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Month: November 2017

How To Paint Furniture – Easy Tips

Painting furniture can be a dreaded project for anyone. There are so many different ways to paint furniture and not all of them look the best or last very long. If you don’t do it right you may end up with flaking paint, dripping paint marks, bubbles, or even lint stuck in the paint. Then you get upset because you just wasted all that time and money on painting that piece of furniture that now looks worse than it did before and you have to start all over. I am hoping that these steps will help eliminate those feeling of dread and remorse when you finish and it just didn’t work out. The following steps will help to make a clean coat of paint and even protect your paint if you so choose. Just remember that it may take some practice to get it right. So feel free to practice on an extra piece of wood before you decide to makeover your kitchen table or entertainment center. The first step is to sand the wood. This is just to allow a place for the paint and primer to hold on to. This can also take out any blemishes like watermarks,…

How to Make a Picture for a Wall Yourself

A great popularity, as a variant of interior decoration, have acquired modular paintings. They can consist of two parts – a diptych, three – a triptych, and more – a polyptych. Of course, today they can be purchased in many stores, but will not it be more pleasant to make a modular picture with your own hands? That’s why your attention is given a master class on creating such an element of decor. And for this you will need: 1. Fabric with a beautiful pattern (choose a pattern so that it harmoniously combined with the style of the room, which will decorate the picture). The pattern can be the same ornament, and maybe the plot. If you take as a basis the plot, then you will need to take measurements from the canvas, so that the divided parts are coordinated together on different parts of the modular picture. 2. Basis 1 – wooden slats and pieces of plywood. 3. Basis 2 – fiberboard or foam (even foam with a ceiling tile is suitable). 4. Glue PVA. 5. Scissors, hooks, furniture stapler, centimeter. 6. Pencil or chalk (for markings on the fabric). It is quite easy to make a modular picture…