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How to make a wood sign without a stencil

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How to make a wood sign without a stencil
You've all seen the wood sign craze! Framed, unframed, painted etc. But what if you don't have the ability to do framed signs or you just haven't gotten the hang of not getting the dreaded bleed lines when painting a stencil. Well here is a quick tutorial on how you can achieve this look and bonus, it's fairly inexpensive to do!

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Create Realistic Mock ups with Photoshop Smart Objects

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Create Realistic Mock ups with Photoshop Smart Objects
This quick tutorial will show you how easy it is to create realistic looking mockups using Photoshop's "Smart Object" tool. 

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DIY Chalk Paint Recipe

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DIY Chalk Paint Recipe
A DIY recipe to make your own inexpensive and custom color chalk paint!

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75¢ Shelf Sitters - Easy to do!

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75¢ Shelf Sitters - Easy to do!

75¢ Shelf Sitter Tutorial This is a super easy DIY project to make for under 75¢ and is great for craft shows and Christmas gifts! Most of the supplies I have already in my stock but the 8' pine board cost $5.98 at Lowes and the napkins was $1 for a pack of 18, and I can get 2 blocks out of one napkin. SUPPLIES: Matte Modge Pudge Foam brush Stickles or glitter glue White paint Stain of choice Cocktail Napkin of your choice (this one came from Dollar Tree in 2018) 2" X 6" x 8' Pine Board Fine...

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