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2/26/2020: Fusion Next Restock MAR 1 (est); IOD Next Restock MAR 1 & 4

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2/26/2020: Fusion Next Restock MAR 1 (est); IOD Next Restock MAR 1 & 4

2/26/2020: 8:30 PM CST UPDATE. Fusion - Restocked Feb 16. Expect a LARGE restock on or about March 2.  Fusion has been slow to shipping. :\   IOD - Restocked Feb 23, 24, & 26.  Expect another Mar 1 & 4. To be emailed when a specific color/product is back in stock, go to my web page and click the heart to add it to your Wishlist.  Make sure you include your email address so you will be emailed!   As always, if you have any questions, Contact Form by clicking here.

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Milk Paint by Fusion

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Milk Paint by Fusion

Milk Paint by Fusion is finally here! You can view my entire Milk Paint Collection here. To learn more about Milk Paint, follow the links below.  More tutorials and how-to coming soon. The Basics of Milk Paint; What it is, How to Mix, Apply, and Seal How to Mix Milk Paint

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How Not To Get Brush Strokes When Painting

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How Not To Get Brush Strokes When Painting

Tips for Avoiding Brush Strokes WhenPainting Furniture and Cabinets It's often asked, "How can I paint and not get brush strokes?" We all want that smooth finish. Now, Fusion Mineral Paint is already self-leveling helps a lot when it comes to a great finish overall. But would you believe a brush stroke free finish really starts with your tools? Choosing the right paint brush for the project is key to achieving this look. Today’s blog post is going to teach you how to not get brush strokes when painting furniture and cabinets in your home. Please be sure to read it in...

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How to Pick the Right Paintbrush for the Project

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How to Pick the Right Paintbrush for the Project

 STAALMEESTER PAINTBRUSHES FOR THE PERFECT PAINT FINISH The paintbrush is a traditional piece of equipment which it is assumed to be best manufactured using natural bristle. It still remains part of the standard tools of a painter. However for years manufacturers have been trying to develop a good alternative to bristle paintbrushes - a universal brush that can handle both synthetic and water-based paints, whilst maintaining consistent brush quality. With the Staalmeester synthetic brushes, the solution is now available. The right combination of ingredients used in these synthetic paintbrushes perfectly well meet requirements for correct processing of the new low...

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Fusion Mineral Paint is Foundation to Finish All in One

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Fusion Mineral Paint is Foundation to Finish All in One

  Stop waxing chalk, and paint with Fusion! Can Fusion seriously do everything chalk paint can do?  Yes, and more! Fusion Mineral Paint... Has a built-in top coat, so it does not require wax or a sealer, Self-levels with minimal texture and brushstrokes, Is both water-proof and stain-proof, Can easily be distressed, Is UV Resistant, so it can be used outdoors, and Contains zero VOCs. Can Chalk-paint can't say all that? "I sell Fusion Mineral Paint, Iron Orchid Designs Decor Transfers, Moulds, and Stamps, and refinished furniture.  Like everyone, do my best to save money and time so I can spend both...

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