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21  NEWS AND DISCUSSION ABOUT CRAFTSTER / Latest News / Re: 05/11/10 - We have 200,000 members! on: May 12, 2010 01:13:19 PM
Congradulations Cheesy,
 I absolutly love this site. i talk about it a lot.  And i just found it by accident one day in class when i was really really bored. Embarrassed  I think that was about 5yrs ago now.  And i still have yet to post a picture. Embarrassed
22  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: I need your help decorating my camper! on: June 15, 2009 06:55:33 PM
what if you did something totally pscyhedelic and painted it to look think some of the hippie vans from the 60's.  With peace signs, flowers, or just make it look like a total trip. 
23  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Underbust corsets in indian fabrics -- pciture heavy! on: August 20, 2008 11:33:33 PM
oh my gosh.

those are amazing.  Where did you find the suits?  We have a lot of indian suits in our thirft shops, but nothing that beautiful. 
24  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Fused plastic bag tote on: July 01, 2008 09:55:03 AM
hey for your next bag, why don't you include a tute?

i want to make one myself.

too cute
25  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: lovely Labyrinth tote on: July 01, 2008 09:50:31 AM
that is way cool.
Bowie's face looks really mysterious
26  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Mothers day... Or, my Magnum Opus. on: June 04, 2008 07:31:08 PM
That is pretty cool.  how many sleepless nights did it take you to work on? 

now i want to work on all of my weird worsted weight yarn.
27  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: Desk Help! on: May 19, 2008 04:49:00 PM
check out this topic:

it might help
28  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: Small table ...what should i do!? on: May 19, 2008 04:45:37 PM
one word:

29  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: Best paint for wood furniture on: May 19, 2008 04:44:21 PM
i work in the paint department at a California based hardware store.

You want to get interior wall paint.  that will work just fine.  if you want to do detail craft paint will work but you will need to get a clear coat (acrylic not oil) to put over the design to protect it.  before you do anything you want to clean it, if it is painted use TSP( they will know what you are talking about at the store) to degloss it. if you want to you can sand it down, but if you don't know  what it is on it, you don't have too.  If it is painted and you know how old the paint it, i wouldn't because there could be lead in the paint and you don't want to be breathing it.  Then you will want to prime it for the best adhesion on your desk. 

Then have fun. 

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30  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Re: Brothers Dresser on: May 19, 2008 04:33:43 PM
if you can, you should totally replace the draw pulls/knobs.  To give it a kid feel.  if you can't do that spray paint them a fun color and then put a few clear coats on them to protect the finish and help with the wear.

Also have fun with your colors.  The mistint paint at your local hardware store is always a good place to find cool paints for an good price.  Try for an enamel those are more durable. 

just have fun.  Splater paint might be fun, and your brother can help.

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