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Hints and tips


We have put together a list of hints and tips to help you use our products these have come from customers and our knowledge, as everybody uses things differently.

Customer Favourite – Matt emulsion sample pots which can be bought from any local hardware store

Acrylic paint i.e create, doocraft

System 3 acrylic paint – can be expensive

Customer favourite – Mix glitter with pva glue – cheap but can discolour paint underneath

Glitter glue i.e hobbycraft – doesn’t loose glitter effect

Fine glitter on wet paint

Crafts glitter varnish

Spray glitter varnish

Crafters companion glitter spray varnish  – comes in many many different colours

Glitter paint – can takes ages to dry

Plasticote glitter spray –  doubles as varnish

Customer favourite – Poscao pens

Letraset promarkers – expensive but come in all colours

Sharpie –  can bleed into the wood

Identi pens

Sakura pens

3d glaze pens

Use soft brush to avoid streaks on the wood

Try pyography to save time painting or using pens

When using pens prime wood first to avoid bleeding, use wax, varnish or paint

Standard superglue can be used to stick pieces together