Preserve a Paint Brush Overnight

How To : Preserve a paint brush overnight

If you are not done with your paint project and you don't want to totally clean up, wrap your brush, with paint on it, in a cellophane wrap. Make sure it is sealed tight and put in the refrigerator. You can keep it in the refrigerator 10 to 12 hours. When ready to use, remove ...more

How To : Turn old magazines into a coiled blanket

Have a bunch of old magazines sitting around the house you'd like to recycle? Use old magazines to make a cool basket that suits your more eco-friendly side. Learn how to make a coiled basket out of magazines with help from this how-to video. What you will need: • Old magazi ...more

How To : Decorate your home fabrics

Making your own Mondrian-inspired cushion cover is demonstrated in this clear and concise crafting video. Materials required are a plain cushion cover( preferably in a tight weave such as canvas or cotton; water; medium size, firm, flat edge paint brushes; scissors; one inch w ...more

How To : Preserve paint brushes

Tim Carter shows some sweet tips on how to keep paint brushes looking like new, how to seal paint can lids and how to get professional results when painting two different colors. To keep the bristles on your paint brush clean while you are painting, dip the paint brush in wat ...more

How To : Build a samurai katana sword out of cardboard

The katana (also known as the samurai sword) originated in Japan's Muromachi period (1392–1573). These curved blades are known worldwide for their elegance and craftsmanship. But if you can't afford your own antique model you can create your own reproduction using junk you've ...more

How To : Paint with oils

Looking to appease your creative side? Paint with oils! You Will Need: • A variety of colored oil paints • Sable brushes • A stretched canvas • Gesso • Fine sandpaper • An easel • A palette • Linseed oil • A palette knife • Mineral spirits • Turpentine • Lint-free ...more

How To : Fix a scratch on your car

Fix those little scratches before they become big rust marks. Learn how to fix a scratch on your car. Howcast prevents all the necessary steps for ridding your car of that ugly scratch. You Will Need: * Your car’s VIN number * Car-wash liquid * Clean cotton cloth * 1,500- to ...more

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