I've touch on this before but here I will go through the prose step by step... First up room temperatures. Even before you start if you are going to use spray paint then outside or a well ventilated room is a must. Not hot, not cold and not raining. Oh, and no wind...very important no wind if spraying outside... not an issue if working indoors. Remember the sprays do like to float about a bit and all surfaces need to be covered or use a spray box. This can be just an old cardboard box or something you make yourself.
My table in the garden is just for spraying and is well away from the plants etc
Another must is a mask, I do a lot so mines a bit fancy (I also have Asthma) but a basic mask from your local DIY would be fine
Spray paints are easy enough to find just look around your local DIY or craft store, there is also E.Bay and Amazon. Start by cleaning what you want to paint then once dry I always use a primer, they come in three colours white, brown and grey. Not everyone uses a pri…
First off I've hurt my back decorating my daughters room and this has messed up my doll building! *sigh*... lets say it again *SIGH* I have been painting more toilets though... but bored with them now soooooo For this week I'm going to take you back in time to a little something I made some years ago A glasses stand You will need a Toblerone tube A Fashion Royalty stand Sticky back plastic A large needle Fake mirror Glue
Cover the Toblerone tube with sticky back plastic Cut a piece of 'mirror to size and glue on one sideUse a pair of glasses to get dimensions and make pairs of holes for the glasses arms to go through using the large needleMake a hole in the centre of the Toblerone base for the pole to go up.If you need to make the base more solid you can always add a triangle of foam core board.Slide the Toblerone box onto the stand and fill with glasses! Short but sweet this week (get it? sweet.... Toblerone is chocolate... OK, I give up)
First up there is a law someplace that says I should NEVER EVER be allowed near a glue gun! Now while the diorama was fun to make and the video instructions easy to follow, it did all go a little pear shaped due to my serious inability to use a glue gun! Anyway it's done, a lot of wonky walls and excess glue, plus a couple of burnt figures Look I even managed a blister (I'm clever like that!)