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« on: December 21, 2012 07:25:35 AM »

Hi,
I really want to paint some beads with Martha Stewart's metallics acrylic paint, but I noticed it says 21 days to cure. 21 days!? has anyone else used this or is there a way to make the paint set sooner?
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« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2012 11:46:55 PM »

What are your beads made of?
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« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2012 05:34:02 AM »

What are your beads made of?
Well I was thinking of painting over some wooden ones, or just buying unfinished wooden ones and painting them.
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« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2012 06:56:30 PM »

I wonder if the full 21 days to cure is for it to cure fully on a difficult surface like plastic, ceramic, metals, or glass for better adhesion, but dry to touch in less time.  You probably would be fine on a wood surface; if it is unfinished wood, it would be porous, and grip the paint better.  You should be fine painting the beads you have.
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« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2013 08:43:49 AM »

Thanks!  Grin
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