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How to Pick the Right Paintbrush for the Project

Vonda Youngkin

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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IOD June 2021 Recap - 3 Stamps - 2 Transfers - 2 Moulds - 1 Tool - Chalk-Pack - Available for Pre-Order - Shipping June 24!

Vonda Youngkin

IOD June 2021 Recap - 3 Stamps - 2 Transfers - 2 Moulds - 1 Tool -  Chalk-Pack - Available for Pre-Order - Shipping June 24!

It was a busy week! Thanks for all your support, patience, and understanding! It means the world. Despite a Tropical Storm's attempt to stop me, all the orders that have been placed by 11:00 AM Central today June 19, minus orders with IOD latest release products, have been shipped! Please check any Spam or Promotions email folders for shipping confirmation if you were expecting one. For the latest June 2021 release, IOD has given us the green light to ship to customers Thursday, June 24, 2021. This is to allow all IOD stockists the opportunity to receive their shipment before...

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Fusion Mineral Paint is Foundation to Finish All in One

Vonda Youngkin

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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NEW! Sunflowers and Trimmings 3 Moulds!

Vonda Youngkin

NEW! Sunflowers and Trimmings 3 Moulds!

Brand new from IOD - Sunflowers and Trimmings 3 Decor Moulds!  I have these on hand, and are available for pre-order! Usual pre-order rules apply.  See product page for more details! While I do have these in stock, I'm waiting for the green light from IOD to ship. Sunflowers Decor Mould Trimmings 3 Decor Mould

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NEW - Explorations & English Toil Transfer Sets - Now Available for Pre-Order!

Vonda Youngkin

NEW - Explorations & English Toil Transfer Sets - Now Available for Pre-Order!

They're here and available for pre-order! I have these babies in STOCK, but cannot ship until IOD gives the green light - hopefully by the end of the week! Explorations Decor Transfer - 8 Sheet Set! English Toile Transfer - 8 Sheet Set! Final goodies coming tomorrow!

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