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Monogram Sign with Glazed & Textured Background

Monogram signs are all the rage in home decor this season! We're going to show you how to create your own monogram sign with a textured background using Artisan Enhancements Crackle Tex and VP Antico! A custom tinted Scumble Glaze will give your sign a weathered patina and accentuate the crackle finish! Completing your piece with exterior grade Clear Topcoat...

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New Urn…Aged to Fabulous Imperfection!

We had so much fun creating a chippy, crusty, imperfectly aged finish on this new, ceramic urn! You too can achieve this look! Artisan Enhancements user-friendly art finishing products make it possible for beginners and experts alike to produce authentic, complex looking finishes with ease! The key to a finish like this one is layering! Don't be overwhelmed by the...

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Sand Washed and Stenciled Sign Tutorial

Perfect for the beach house, or the beach inspired home, it isn't just the words on this sign that conjure up images of the seashore! We have created a textured, weathered finish reminiscent of a lsurface washed and worn with beach sand and salt water! Follow along as we walk through the steps of producing the weathered backdrop for...

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Beautiful Potential with Kathie Jordan and Jim Connelly!

Artisan Enhancements retailer, Kathie Jordan has teamed up with master painter, Jim Connelly for a fun new video series that's sure to inspire! Kathie has two amazing storefronts in Ontario, Kathie Jordan Design and ArtHaus150. She is a talented artist and decorator with a great eye for design! Jim is known for his work on HGTV's Debbie Travis Facelift and most...

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Artisan Enhancements Products And Script Stencil Create A Beautiful Finish!

What fun this finish was to create! A bit rustic. A bit glamorous. And totally fit for a fancy gold frame. We like how wonderful and time-saving it is to have the option to paint right over an existing finish on walls or furniture, and use it as ghostly pattern within the new technique. Especially when well-stuck wallpaper is involved. We...

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Pearl Glazed with Artisan Enhancements Pearl Plaster and Scumble

A unique frame is given a dramatic new look with just a few simple steps and some fantastic, easy to use and versatile products! We started by applying a couple coats of black paint with our round brush which is great for getting into all of those little grooves and details. Once the paint had dried, we used our topcoat brush...

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DIY Designer Hutch Makeover Part 1: Mixing and Applying a Custom Scumble Glaze

In part 1 of this two part series, we are going to take you through the process of creating and applying a custom tinted Scumble glaze. We chose to create a dark glaze that would add richness and depth to the new paint finish on this vintage cabinet, but with Scumble you can create a custom glaze for your project...

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Create an Abandoned Chateau Finish with Crackle Tex!

The many images that have been circulating on Pinterest of forgotten castles and chateaus crumbling away from the inside out, continue to intrigue us and capture our imaginations. Once majestic, ornate faux finished walls and doors that have been abandoned and left to age naturally overtime serve as great inspiration for paint finishes that cross the line between sophistication...

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