Let's try this...demos and stories of products and projects I have completed.

Amazing Cabinet Results

Posted by Julia Alden on

I get this question a lot and I have the products to make it happen.   "How do I paint my kitchen cabinets?"  Let me take you through the process with Fusion Mineral Paint.  I purchased a door from my local Habitat Thrift Store.  It had a shiny finish and I was ready!   I wiped down the cabinet door with a degreaser.  I use LA's Totally Awesome Multi-Surface Cleaner (Dollar Tree).  I wipd down this door to make sure it was clear of any oils and dirt.  I did a final wipe down of the door with a damp shop...

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Learning as I go....and learning so more

Posted by Julia Alden on

Do you find yourself getting info "sponsored" saying you need to do this, you need to this instead, you need to updated to this.  You need to use this now instead?   As I learn the ways of the internet world, I find that I must "filter" quite a bit.  Or else, my sanity, stress-level, and patience would suffer. Going forward, I found that if I take a little step-at-a-time and soak up that info like a sponge that I will become proficient in "that" before I start another "needed thing".   My old saying of, "I know enough to be dangerous"...

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These are a few of my favorite crafty things.

Posted by Julia Alden on

I get asked this alot! What is my favorite? Which do you prefer? What is your recommendation? So today, I am going to list out just a few of my absolute favorites. What I use for my opened paint:   Fifo Bottles: 6-pack: https://amzn.to/2OWeUKHFifo bottles: 12-pack: https://amzn.to/3cwhXRX I love these gloves and aprons: Vinyl gloves: https://amzn.to/3lgx1HlDisposable aprons: https://amzn.to/3tjBUCw A necessity for your paint area:Puppy Pads: https://amzn.to/2NhcBl3 Painted Hands "clean up": Scrubby Soap: https://amzn.to/3vn6KvQ Great "tools" for your projects: Rub 'n Buff: https://amzn.to/2Oup6KK Mister Bottle: https://amzn.to/3tj81Ch Detail Brushes: https://amzn.to/3qFxEeQ Shipping Supplies: Dymo Labels: https://amzn.to/3tBQvJL Rollo Thermal Direct Shipping Label: https://amzn.to/3cGVoKx Rollo label holder: https://amzn.to/3niQoRc  Cardboard Box Reducer: https://amzn.to/3gQmsef  Bubble...

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