Thursday, May 20, 2010

Liquid Starch Book Pages

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16 comments:

  1. Good to know as I am preparing to line the inside of my computer armoire in the next few weeks. I am going to use old music pages instead of book pages.
    PS you can't see your arms with the long sleeve shirt!!
    Thanks again, Sandy

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  2. I love the video. It's nice to put a voice with a face I see on a daily basis. LOL Thanks for sharing.

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  3. You are awesome! I have purchased some of your other videos and heaven knows you could make a business just out of tutorial videos.

    Have a Wonderful Weekend!

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  4. Makes me want to jump right in and try something. You make it look very easy and the video is great. I'm a very visual person and this is a great way to learn something.

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  5. First...you are to hard on yourself! That was wonderful and I heard no pause. This great info. I know there will be a time when I use this info...thanks to you and your daughter.



    Joy................all ways

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  6. That was great. I 've heard of doing this, but didn't really know the details. I love that you can remove it later-not like the old Mod Podge. You did a great job!

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  7. Now, I understand why you use liquid starch. I like that it can be removed.

    So, you don't have to sand the surface for the starch to stick?

    Will the starch stick to any furniture surface, even laminate?

    ~elaine~

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  8. Well thanks so much Tracey I bought a corner wall hung cabinet that I have wanted to do this to. Now I know how!

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  9. Tracey! Thanks so much for this tutorial. I love the effect! You did a wonderful job and keep 'em coming!

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  10. My question: If you want it permanent (I'm selling my piece in my shop), should you poly over it? Have you? Thanks! Can't wait to try this technique! XOX

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  11. OK..I CAN DO THIS....I will try it as soon as I am back to feeling better.
    I have ALL sorts of different papers I would like to do this with.
    Is there a special method of handling it...if your papers are VERY fragile ...like VERY old book pages ?


    THANK YOU SO MUCH,

    Rose

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  12. I can't find liquid starch anywhere????

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  13. This is a great tutorial! I just bought an old hymnal at the thrift store for .50 and was wanting a project do with the that old music. I will definitely be trying this.

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  14. I've lined 2 different shelves with music sheets using modge podge. One I didn't want permanent so I glued the sheets to a piece of cardboard. Not thrilled with the results. Wish I'd seen this starch idea sooner. Plus it looks so much faster and easier than what I did. Looks like I'll be giving it another try. Thanks for the video tutorial!
    Susanne.

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  15. hello!

    i just saw your tutorial in action over at mary's blog. fabulous!

    wishing you a safe and fun 4th of july!

    xo
    elyse

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