Painting Tips & Tricks for DIY Crafts
Tips, tricks, and tutorials for success with painting DIY craft projects. From paint & stroke techniques to picking colors, cleaning paintbrushes, creating…
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Hand Lettering can feel intimidating when you are just starting out. Start from the very beginning by choosing the correct brush to letter with. This blog post has a full length video where Tamara walks you step by step through hand lettering with acrylic paint. beginner hand lettering | hand lettering brushes | writing on your door hanger | lettering techniques #southernadoornmentsdecor #handletteringtips
Who doesn't love a good monogram? These personalized hand-painted letters are the perfect custom touch to any style decor. Learn to cut your own, or order the wood pre-cut to paint as you'd like. wooden door hangers | wooden monograms | monogram signs #southernadoornmentsdecor #ifitsnotmovingmonogramit
Stencils are such a fun way to customize and add patterns to your door hangers! They can make creating patterns or adding lettering to your door hanger so much easier than it would be painting by hand.
Stripes are a classic design element! Here's a way to get even stripes every time. I have a super easy technique for painting stripes as a background pattern on your door hanger.
Beginner door hanger painters struggle with painting a large surface and getting a smooth coat of paint. I have a hack that will help eliminate that struggle!
Painting with a stencil is a great way to add a pattern to your door hanger or craft project. I'll share some tips for painting with a stencil that will make your project come together seamlessly!
I'm going share my techniques for painting the perfect polka dots on your door hanger! Patterns like polka dots can really add interest to your sign. I'll show you several different methods, and let you in on my secret weapon... the post it note! Click over to the blog for all the details.
Buffalo plaid is a popular background used on door hangers and it makes sense because it’s such a fun pattern that makes the door hanger design stand out. You can use this step-by-step guide to painting buffalo plaid on your next door hanger or even when painting another craft project.
I'm sharing four ways that you can practice your door hanger painting without ever using a piece of wood. Wood can be expensive, and I don’t want you to purchase wooden blanks and then get frustrated midway through and give up or throw it away. These four ways to practice painting a door hanger are affordable and are sure to boost your confidence as a painter. Click over to the blog and dive in!
How do you care for your paint brushes? Knowing the proper way to clean and care for your paint brushes will help them to last longer and paint smoothly! Visit the blog for some of my best tips and tricks for getting a long life out of your brushes.
Hippity, Hoppity, Easter is on its way! This ombre Easter Egg door hanger is such a fun DIY project that will make your front door pop this Spring! Using the ombre technique may look difficult, but it’s not hard at all. I’ll show you how to seamlessly create an ombre print that you can use on a variety of door hangers in the future.
If you’ve been painting for even the shortest amount of time, then getting paint on your clothes comes as no surprise. Today I’m going to give you a few tips on how to get paint out of clothes so that those cute t-shirts can be worn time and time again!
Ever find yourself wondering which paint colors look best together or how a paint color looks once it’s on wood? If so, these popsicle paint swatches are for you! They take a little bit of time to create, but they'll be really helpful in tracking your acrylic paint colors and staying organized.
I love adding polka dots to my door hangers and DIY projects! They’re the perfect way to add a little pop of color or texture to the background of your work. Today, I’m going to discuss with you how to create the perfect polka dot and how to pattern your polka dots!
I'm sharing the names of my most used brushes and I'll let you know what I use each brush for when I paint my door hangers. Click over to the blog for all the info!