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We love stumbling upon projects online that incorporate our products! Check out these wonderful uses for our new line of craft paints from the talented bloggers at Honestly...WTF and Something Turquoise.

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The girls at Honestly...WTF use the Satin paint in blue to embellish a pair of pants.

2 The girls at Honestly...WTF use the Satin paint in blue to embellish a pair of pants.

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Such a fashion statement using an easy technique.

6 Such a fashion statement using an easy technique.

We LOVE these!

7 We LOVE these!

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Jen adds our gold glitter paint to the side of a champagne glass.

4 Jen adds our gold glitter paint to the side of a champagne glass.

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The result looks amazing! How perfect for a New Years party?

7 The result looks amazing! How perfect for a New Years party?

I also love the monogrammed glasses.

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...and a similar technique in pink!

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Do you use our craft paint? What amazing creations have you come up with? We'd love to see them, so send us an email at thecraftsdept@marthastewart.com.

Images courtesy of Honestly...WTF and Something Turquoise.

If you have any technical questions regarding the use of our Martha Stewart Craft paints, please direct them to our partners at PLAID! Customer Service: 1-800-842-4197 Mon - Fri. 8am - 5pm EST

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  • These are amazing and I can't wait to make them! What is the washing situation on these?

  • Should one hand wash only dishes with MS paint applied to them or are they dish warsher safe. The tools for this line are great and stylish.

  • [...] is a dream come true. My DIY glam champagne glass tutorial has been featured on Martha Stewart’s ‘the [...]

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Sandra,
    You can set the paint by ironing or tumble drying.
    Allow 24 hours for your decorated fabric project to air dry; then heat set. Two heat setting methods are recommended:
    Dryer method-
    Turn garment inside out; place item in dryer for 30 minutes on highest setting allowed for the type of fabric used.
    Iron Method:
    Place decorated item right side up on ironing board; cover with dry pressing cloth. Set iron to highest setting allowed for fabric used. Place dry iron (no steam) on area pressing for 30 seconds, lift iron moving to another area until all sections are heat set.

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Chad,
    There are two methods for curing the
    Bake method: after drying for 1 hour, place in cool oven. Set temp to 350 degrees F and bake for 30 min. (Glass must heat gradually) After 30 min turn the oven off. Let glass cool completely in oven. Don’t use for 72 hours.
    Air dry method: it will cure after 21 days and it will be dishwasher top-shelf safe!

  • [...] I was actually able to tell Martha I had been featured on her ‘the Craft’s dept.‘ blog that very day! She was so kind, told me it was fantastic and that she’d be sure [...]

  • I just picked up some MSC paint last night and am so excited to make something soon! I am extremely impressed by the color selection! Great job craft dept.!

  • What is it taht your using to put the sparkles onto the glassware? Gluestick?

    Thanks!

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Paige,

    That is just our Martha Stewart Crafts Glitter Paint applied with a pouncer (small foam stencil brush). No adhesive necessary!

  • I am currently stenciling a design on a mirror using Martha Stewart Acrylic Craft Paint. I would like to topcoat it to make it more durable and add a shine to it. What product do you recommend?

  • [...] glitter, & glue!  Will someone please give them a try & let me know how it works?! Martha Stewart Crafts   ***   This entry was posted in bridesmaids, chic, DIY, fun, real wedding inspiration, sparkle. [...]

  • I tried the glitter paints this past weekend. I thought the result would be a lot more opaque (like a 'glittered' object). I imagine I may not have applied the paint thick enough? I also used a paint brush vs. a pounce brush. Would that have resulted in more opaque results? In the end, I used a satin paint and painted over it with the same color glitter paint and the results were still nice. I am thoughoughly in love with the pearl paints!

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Stacey,

    The High Gloss Finish in our paint line is a water-based finish that gives a brilliant shine to projects. It can be used as a top coat to seal and protect decorated surfaces. You should use a soft bristle brush and lightly brush over the the surface (or in this case, through the stencil if they don’t want to cover the exposed mirror) without over-brushing.

    We'd love to see a photo of the mirror when it's done!

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  • Hey! I love this idea with the glass. I was wondering if it's possible to get them somewhere in Europe?

  • Anyway to do this with loose glitter? I have a jar of Martha Stewart gold glitter that I'd love to do this with!

  • I have a question about the curing method for painting glass listed above. If you bake the painted glass in the oven as instructed is the item then dishwasher safe or is air curing the only way to make them dishwasher safe?

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Katie,

    Curing the glass in the oven is the same as letting it air cure, and it will make it dishwasher safe just the same. The baking method is just quicker.

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Sarah,

    Our patented glitter paint alone is top shelf dishwasher safe, but we would not recommend washing a project that has loose glitter on. If crafting with loose glitter on glass, it probably will have to remain decorative only.

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  • We want to use for candle votives for Holiday gifts.
    Candles already in the glass so oven curing may not be a good idea.
    We don't have 21 days....
    We don't need them to be dishwasher safe, but how long until they will be safe for routine handling of decorative items?
    Thanks

  • Crafter Comment:

    Alison, you are right, you would not want to bake any votives that already have candles in them. You can safely handle painted objects after the paint is fully dry and no longer tacky. This may vary depending on the number of coats and the covered surface area. If you are wrapping or shipping them, I would recommend using parchment/wax paper to cover the painted areas so it doesn't scratch. As long as you don't expose to the painted pieces to water, or scratch them, they should be safe for delicate handling.

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  • Is this just an acrylic paint?

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Donna,
    Martha Stewart Crafts Paint is a premium multi-surface acrylic paint (non-toxic too!) that has a patented polymer resin that allows it to be used on all surfaces. This includes surfaces such as wood, tin, ceramic, glass, terra cotta, canvas, plastic, paper mache, plaster, and fabric. It is also a self-priming paint which means you don't need to prime it or seal it before use; though after curing or applying proper finishes, our paints are permanent and are top shelf dishwasher safe. Finally, it's a high performance formula for both indoor and outdoor use meaning it's weather and UV resistant and won't fade in sunlight.

  • Do you still have to put your glass in the oven!

  • Crafter Comment:

    You can choose either the bake or the air dry method to cure your glitter paint-
    Bake method: after drying for 1 hour, place in cool oven. Set temp to 350 degrees F and bake for 30 min. (Glass must heat gradually) After 30 min turn the oven off. Let glass cool completely in oven. Don’t use for 72 hours.
    Air dry method: it will cure after 21 days and it will be dishwasher top-shelf safe!

  • Can this paint be cured in a gas stove? Just wanted to be sure before attempting. Thanks!

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Julie,

    Glass painted with our paint can be cured in a gas oven. It cannot be cured on any stovetops.

    Let us know how your project turns out!

  • I am painting the lids of baby food jars to turn in to spice jars. Would I need to cure the metal lids the same as one would do with glass?

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Michelle,

    Curing metal is the same as curing glass. Your projects will cure automatically when air drying them for 21 days, but if you wish to expedite the process you can use our oven bake method.
    Bake method is as follows- after drying paint for 1 hour, place project in cool oven. Set temperature to 350 degrees F and bake for 30 minutes (glass must heat gradually). After 30 minutes turn the oven off. Let glass cool completely in oven. Wait 72 hours before use.

    Happy Crafting!

  • [...] a few more creations found on the Martha Stewart craft site. How adorable are these? I’m a fan of the monogram glass. How about you? Keep in [...]

  • I just finished letting my glasses air dry for 1 hour and I am noticing lots of air bubbles in the paint. When I applied the paint with the pouncer, it seemed somewhat foamy but I figured that it would dry flat. The bubbles are still there after drying for 1 hour. Will they disappear when I cure them in the oven or did I do something wrong?

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Erin,

    It sounds like you may have had too much paint on your tool. Your paint should not be foamy or have air bubbles. Our sponge pouncer will sometimes leave behind a texture, but it should not be as dimensional as air bubbles.
    Here is what I would recommend trying. Squirt a very little bit of paint onto your painters palette, dab your sponge pouncer (make sure it is very very dry! A wet sponge will make your paint appear bubbly as well) into it, and then pounce it on an empty portion of your palette so that you can remove your excess paint. A little of our paint goes a long way, so when you are dabbing it onto a surface, you should be applying a very thin and even layer of paint. When you do this, you should not experience any air bubbles. The key is to start with less paint, and add layers of paint if necessary.

    Let us know how your experiment goes!

  • Where can I purchase Martha Stewart Paint?

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Pat,

    You can purchase our paint on Plaid's website - see the link below!

    http://www.plaidonline.com/martha-stewart/brand/home.htm

    Thanks!

  • Hi, I was wondering if it was ok to dry glass with paint and paint thinner in the oven that i use to cook also? I know it might sound like a silly question but Im just not sure. Thank you!

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Renee,
    If you are using only items in our MS Crafts paint line, then yes it is safe to bake cure glass and ceramic items in your cooking oven. This includes items painted with MSC paint alone or MSC paint that has been mixed with satin spray, gloss spray, antiquing, and glazing mediums. All other mediums and effects should NOT be baked, they are for decorative purposes only.

    We cannot speak to any other products (such as a non-MSC paint thinner) from other brands you might be using in conjunction with our paint, so you should contact those specific manufacturers accordingly.

    Thanks!

  • Are the MSC paints and high gloss finish safe for plates that are to be eaten off of? And also do you oven cure the high gloss finish? Thanks so much :)

  • Crafter Comment:

    Sarah,

    Our paint is not food-safe. Any paint needs to be .8 inches away from where your lips or food may come into contact with the painted surface.

    And yes, you may cure our high gloss finish, though it is not required for it to work.

    Good luck!

  • Hi. Will the MSC paints work on stainless steel? I'd like for my daughter to use the paints to decorate stainless steel water bottles for her teachers. If it is OK for stainless steel, would the paint stay on when washed if I let it air-cure?

    Thanks,
    Jennifer

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Jen,

    Yes, our paint will work on stainless steel water bottles, and it will stay on during washing after you air cure it for 21 days. When washing, be sure to use the delicate, non-abrasive side of your sponge to protect against marring the paint.

    Good luck!

  • Do you recommend Martha Stewart Acrylic Glitter paint to repaint my KitchenAid Mixer?

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Cherry,

    Our paint is not food-safe, so we would not recommend using it on your KitchenAid in fear that it might come into contact with whatever you are making.

    Thanks!

  • Hello,

    After applying the multi-surface glitter acrylic craft paint to glass and letting dry, do I have to put directly in the oven to cure? Or is it alright to oven cure after drying for 24 hours?

    Thank you,
    A

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Ashley,

    Yes, it is okay to wait 24 hours to oven cure. You can cure the paint as soon as it is dry to touch and no longer tacky, never attempt to cure the paint while it is still wet.

    Good luck!

  • Hi, I am looking for a paint that I can use on tea cups my sister is having a tea party bridal shower and we thought it would be fun for everyone to decorate a tea cup for the bride to have in memory of her big day. Are you paints safe to use on a tea cups and can they be used on porcelain? Thanks

  • I would like to know if your clear glass paint will fade in the sun as I am making sun catchers?
    Thank you Neoma

  • PLEASE HELP...if you cure the glass in the oven rather than the air dry method is it still dishwasher safe?

  • Crafter Comment:

    The answer is yes, air curing and curing in an oven will not change the properties of the paint; it will be dishwasher safe after the use of both methods.

    Good luck!

  • Once it's cured, can it be placed in the oven again, as on a baking dish? (It will be painted on the bottom side, so not touching any food.)

    Thanks!

  • What is the difference between your glass paint line and your all purpose paint line? I see you still have to cure both. Please help as I am trying to make wine glasses for a bachelorette party.

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Ange,
    Our glass paint is a new formula of paint that allows you more finishes and techniques for your glass projects. For example, our glass paint line has transparent colors and frosted paints that are not in our crafts line. Furthermore, the glass paint formula is also a more textured paint that allows you to create "raised" effects as well as traditional leading lines that you can create with using the fine-tip top that comes on the bottle.
    Like our craft paint line, in order to ensure the durability of your project, you can either air-cure or oven cure your project.
    If you are trying to make wine glasses for your bachelorette party, I would try our glass paints! We are now offering more adhesive stencils that are ideal for monogramming your initials on the stemware. When you go to the store, I recommend taking a look at the product packaging for project ideas and techniques you can apply to your wine glasses.

  • Crafter Comment:

    Yes our Martha Stewart Crafts Paints work on ceramic and porcelain surfaces. Be sure to paint 0.8 inches below the rim of your cup to ensure that it is a food-safe craft project.

  • Crafter Comment:

    Unfortunately our paint will not withstand being placed in the oven again at a high heat repeatedly over an extended period of time. We would not recommend painting it on a baking dish you would like to utilize in the oven.

  • Hello! I am using MSC Glass Paint - Fine Glitter translucent and so far so great. The effect is perfect. Is curing the same as the multi-surface paint or even necessary with these glass specific paints? In my case, I am using them on glass ornaments for the holidays. Thank you.

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Mary,
    We're glad you like our new Fine Glitter translucent glass paint! Yes, you are correct, the curing instructions are the same as the craft paint. You can either let it air cure for 21 days, or you may oven cure it once your piece is completely dry. Your ornaments are safe to handle however, once they are dry. If you are planning on shipping or washing them, then it would best to allow them to cure.
    To oven bake, place you glass piece in the oven before turning it on so it can heat up gradually. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes and allow it to cool before handling.

  • Hi! I'm making favors for our wedding with old mason jars and wanted to use your glitter paint for the glass and pour candle wax inside to make candle favors. Do u recommend we paint the inside of the jars or outside of the jars with a clear coat finish?

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Vanessa,
    Since you are pouring candle wax into the inside of your jars, I would suggest that you do all of your painting (including the clear coat finish) on the outside of your jars.

    Hope this helps!
    Tracy

  • Hello,
    Are these paints safe to use for decorating baby onesies/clothing? I'm throwing a baby shower and wondering if these are safe and will hold up to being washed in the washing machine.

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Alex,
    Yes our paints are permanent on fabric. If you heat set it after painting, it can be washed in the washing machine on a gentle cycle. I would then hang it to dry. Directions for heat setting are as follows:

    Heat Setting to Cure Technique – Allow your decorated fabric to air dry 24 hours then heat set using either one of two recommended methods.
    Dryer Method – Turn garment inside out; place item in dryer for 30 minutes on highest setting allowed for the type of fabric used.
    Iron Method – Place decorated item right side up on ironing board; cover with dry pressing cloth. Set iron to highest setting allowed for fabric used. Place dry iron (no steam) on area pressing for 30 seconds, lift iron moving to another area until all sections are heat set.

  • I used MS magnetic paint on glass and am planning on top coating with MS pearl craft paint. Is this something I can still oven cure? Even with the magnetic paint underneath?

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Kaci,
    I would recommend leaving your painted project to air-cure and not bake-cure. It takes 21 days for a full air cure.

  • I am using the satin finish to decorate factory painted wood drapery finials and tie backs. I have painted several coats, allowing 1 hour between coats. The paint scratches off easily even after 48 hours. Will this improve after the 21 day curing period or can they be placed in the oven as well?

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Anne,
    We do not recommend oven curing for wood drapery finials, you should only use the oven cure method on things like glass and ceramics. You are correct, the permanence of the paint will be at its best after 21 days.
    Another reason for why your paint might be a little tender right now is that your finials are likely already made from finished wood that has been polished or treated so the paint is adhering to a slicker, less porous surface. Cheaper materials like craft wood are easier to paint, so that is where you might be encountering some difficulty.

  • I just painted 4 wine glasses. Then I has read some where to use mod podge as a sealer so I sealed it with a top coat. Then two days later I baked them in the oven. It is a gas oven. It turned some of it brown. My guess is I shouldn't had baked with mod podge coat on there. I repainted them and it has covered most of the brown. I don't want to bake them again so should I just let them cure for 21 days or can I do mod podge as a top coat and be done? One is a going away present tonight, one I am keeping and the other two are wedding gifts in two weeks.

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Cathy Jo,
    You're correct, that mod podge layer is the one that browned. You are not supposed to bake mod podge, as baking is a solution for permanent products and mod podge is neither permanent nor dishwasher safe.
    I would highly recommend letting your painted glasses cure for 21 days; this is the best way to use our product. If you would like to then seal it, I would recommend using one of the Martha Stewart sealers (we offer them in gloss and matte) because Mod podge is water-sensitive and non-permanent while our sealers are meant to work with our paint.

  • I have a couple questions:
    1) The chalkboard paint, is it oven-setable? Can I throw it in there to cure or must I wait the 21 agonizing days for it to cure?

    2)How do I make the silkscreens sticky again? I am having great trouble painting on some mugs. I am not using the "glass" paint, just the all purpose paint. The silkscreens won't stick to the mug and I end up with a blurry mess everywhere with paint leaking behind the screen. I used a few silkscreens and washed them, and now they barely stick to anything, even their paper backings. How can I make them sticky again without filling the design in? I don't want to have to purchase new ones, I only used them once! :( I rinsed them in cold water and let them air dry, sticky side up. I used the pearl color and it seems to have left a sheen on the them that won't go away.

    I did purchase the brush and stencil cleaner but haven't tried it yet.

    Any advice would be awesome :)

  • Oh and I also wanted to ask: Can I use the chalkboard paint as a spray? And if so, which spray kit should I use? Glass, glossy or satin?

  • I've tried this on wine glasses and loved the effect. What are your suggestions for making the monogrammed effect on glasses? I really would like to make some for christmas. Thank you

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Sarah,
    Yes you may use our chalkboard paint as a spray, though I would be sure to spray more coats to ensure that you are getting enough paint onto your surface.
    You should use either the glossy or satin spray kits. I would recommend satin mostly because traditional chalkboards typically have a matte finish.

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi HaLondra,
    I would recommend our adhesive alphabet stencils . These will help you achieve the effect you are looking for. You can find these in the glass paint aisle at Michaels. We offer 8 different alphabets so you can really customize your look.

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Sarah,
    You can oven bake our chalkboard paint, if it is on surfaces such as glass and ceramic. Not on wood.
    Unfortunately the silkscreens do lose their tack after awhile. A technique that we try in our craft room is to take an ordinary hair dryer and lightly blow on the sticky side with warm air. Sometimes adding just the slightest amount of heat makes it tacky again. Let us know if this works for you!

  • Hello! Can I cure items with a hair blow dryer instead an oven? I was told that a thin glass in a hot oven is not a good idea unless is glass bakeware. I have a gas oven. Thank you.

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Alix,
    Curing items with a hair dryer will make it cure faster, but it won't be a full cure. If you blow dry your item, you should still let it sit for several(around 7) more days before dishwashing.

  • Hi - I painted my glasses a few days ago and I don't like how they turned out. Is there a way to remove the paint so I can start over?

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Krysten,
    Yes you can take a razor blade to your paint and remove it. Alternatively, since it hasn't cured, you may also through it under hot water and take the rough side to a sponge to it.
    Make sure that your glass is completely clean and free of leftover residue before you start again.

  • Where can I buy that glitter if I live in South America? I Speciffically live in Chile

    Thanks !

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Constanza,
    If you are interested in purchasing our glitter paints, you may do so through this company, Supply Craft, Inc. who ships their product internationally. We unfortunately do not have any distributors currently in Chile, so this would be the best way to purchase our paint.

  • I did this glitter project with steam-less wine glasses. I was wondering, does it matter if the wine glasses are facing up or upside down while baking in the oven?

  • [...] Image via the crafts dept. [...]

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Madison,
    it makes no difference which way you stack your glasses in the oven. It is just important that your painted areas are not touching any other surfaces. So if your glasses are painted all the way around the bottom, you should invert them so they are resting on the unpainted rims.

  • [...] table can be sparkling, yet classic and easy to put together. Thrifted glass votives and mason jars get a makeover with some gold craft glitter; mingle the plain glasses with the sparkling ones, and finish off the [...]

  • I painted two glasses and had to mix some colors. I realize now that I didn't mix the color slow enough and it didn't create bubbles until after it was baked. Now my glass on the mixed color is super bubbley and I'm hoping there is a way it can be fixed rather that scrap it and start over on anew one. If I apply more paint over will it hide the bubbles? Or could I scape off just the parts just will bubbles and repaint or is this impossible because it was baked and surrounded by other paint? Thanks pls help!

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Kelly,
    I'm sorry there is no real way to fix something like this without scraping it off and starting over. I only say that this is the best way because once paint is baked, I can't guarantee adding new paint to it will have the same adhesion and integrity. This is because twice baked paint is weaker and more brittle, so your previous painted paint will be compromised in the process of you adding new paint and re-baking. Sorry I don't have better news for you!
    When you are mixing your paint, I would recommend really blending it thoroughly on a palette before applying it to your surface.

  • How would these paints hold up in painting some plastic PVC piping for a display stand? Ifs there anything specific I would need to do? Any sort of curing processes?

    Thanks!

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Sam,
    Our paint will adhere to plastic, but you cannot oven cure plastic so you will have to allow it to air-cure for 21 days. For full curing instructions, check our post about our paint here.
    Because plastic is a nonporous surface and has very little tooth to it, you should always be careful when handling or using your painted item. There is a chance that you will still create nicks in it if you aren't careful when coming into contact with your item.

  • I want to paint candlestick holders. They are star shaped holders for taper candles. The holder is about 3 inches across and less than 2 inches high. I want to to use 3 different colors on it. Is there a particular paint that would be best for this? What do I use on top of the paint to protect it from melting wax? And from cleaning off the melted wax?

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Carolann,
    Can I ask what kind of candlestick holders you are working with? Is it glass or wood?
    There is unfortunately not much you can do to protect your objects that have been painted from melting wax. Is there some sort of catchall you can use?

  • I used your paint to decorate tile to turn into coasters can I cure them in the oven?

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Renee,
    Yes you may cure our paints. You can find the instructions here

  • I am making wine glasses for a bachelorette party, the bride loves hot pink. I practiced on one glass with cotton candy glitter paint and did 2 coats and it is very light. Do you suggest mixing the glitter paint with a hotter pink glass paint to get a darker pink?

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Kristen,
    I would recommend basecoating your glitter first, which means you should grab an opaque pink, paint that first, and then paint it over with the glitter.
    Hopefully this will give you a darker effect, without coating your glitter so it's still as glittery as possible!

  • Hello! I am using the Martha Stewart Crafts™ Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint on glass and I have applied two coats so far, allowing the first to dry over 24 hours before I applied the second coat. When I applied the 2nd coat, the first coat start to peel off and I am now left when a few areas where it looks like I scraped it with a fingernail. And, in a few areas, it seems that the 1st coat rubbed off or thinned, so that I can almost see through it. I was not able to 'fill' it in with the 2nd coat. Is there a way to prevent this or a best practices to apply the paint?

    I cleaned the surface with soap and water, rinsed completely and allowed to air dry for over 24 hours before I started to paint. I appreciate any help or tips. Thanks!

  • We have brass door knobs all through our house, and after 16 years the finishes are wearing. Looked all over the Internet on what to use to paint on metal, and most sites use spray paint, which I wanted to avoid. After much research, I found MS multi surface paint, and did a test run on a bathroom faucet (which is soon to be removed, so what the heck?). Used the black high gloss, and have painted 20 door knobs so far. After two coats, the door knobs look so much better. I have noticed a few scratches/dings on a door that is used often, but am hoping the 21 day cure will work. This $2.00 tube of paint saved me a ton of money from having to buy new knobs for 22 doors! Thanks, Martha Stewart and Company!!!

  • Hi, I am trying to find a printable color chart for the Martha Stewart Craft paints. Can you please direct me? Love these paints!
    Thanks,
    Marnie

  • Crafter Comment:

    Color charts for the Martha Stewart Craft paints are available on the Michaels website: http://www.michaels.com/Craft-Paint-Color-Finder/CPColorFinder,default,pg.html

  • Crafter Comment:

    try our new MSC Glass Paint!

  • Hi!
    I'm painting a tablecloth tonight using Martha Stewart MS paints in a satin finish. I want to be able to wash the table cloth with out fuss or worrying about whether the color will bleed onto other clothing. Do you have any pointers for me? Or should I mix the MS paint with a fabric medium just to be safe? Any pointers will be welcomed!!

    Thanks,
    Tamara

  • Crafter Comment:

    Give your tablecloth plenty of time to dry after painting and before washing and you shouldn't have to worry about bleeding at all

  • I have purchased the Martha Stewart glass paint gloss. And have searched the internet for an answer to my question, unfortunately did not fine one.

    My question is: I am trying to tint the inside or outside of Mason jars. I want a soft transparent color. But when I went to "pour" the glass paint, GLOSS, transparent into the jar it was thick like paste! What can I use to dilute it so I can turn the jar and get an even coat rather than use a brush or sponge that leave marks? And second question: Can I apply a second and third coat after each coat dries to get a deeper richer color? Will these paints I am using after baked come out smoother looking? Brush marks gone?
    Thank you!

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Debra,
    It sounds like you are looking for a look similar to this, a project done by the blog Something Turquoise. If this is correct you should be purchasing our Liquid Fill Paints for your project.
    Check her blog post out for full instructions on how to complete your craft. It should be 1 step and very easy.
    Hope this helps!

  • I know that the paint can't be baked repeatedly but can it be oven cured twice? I am using it as an opaque undercoat on glass and want to cure it before writing on it with a sharpie and than curing that. When I tried to use the sharpie on it after letting it dry for a few hours it rubs off onto the sharpie.

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Jax,
    Yes it will survive being cured twice.

  • I'm using the MS charoite glitter craft paint on champagne glasses. I used the pouncer to apply two coats of paint, drying for over 2hrs each time, and I noticed that the pouncer got foamy and the paint has dried with white rings around the glass. Any idea how to fix this?

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi JaQuaya,
    If the pouncer if foamy, a lot of the time it means that you have too much paint on your tool, and I would recommend pouncing on the side on a piece of paper to remove excess paint before you pounce.
    I've personally never experienced the white rings that you are talking about. Did you wash your pouncer with soap? If you have any other questions, contact our partners at Plaid and they will be able to assist you.

  • I used your Decoupage high gloss thick coat finish on a mason jar than put Martha stewarts Bronze glitter on it, my question is can I use the same product to seal it? I do not want the glitter to come off! thanks

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Cindi,
    Yes you may use the same product to finish and seal your project. Just remember that this finish is not dishwasher safe, but our other decoupage glues are.
    Thanks!
    Tracy

  • Michael's In Chesterfield Mi. sold me it saying it was dishwasher safe!! I knew I should've went with my instinked and not buy it, I was gonna buy Martha Stewart's decoupage glue and sealer or the glitter glue, is anything dishwasher safe???

  • I just read the product description and it says Martha Stewart Decoupage high gloss thick coat finish is dishwasher safe ??

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Cindi,
    Thank you for pointing that out! The information is unfortunately incorrect on the website; we are working to fix it. The correct information will be listed on the physical bottle you have in your possession.

    Like I mentioned before, all OTHER formulas of our decoupage glue are dishwasher safe. This means our Decoupage glue in Gloss, Matte, Glitter, and Antiquing finishes, but NOT the high gloss thick coat finish. I'm sorry for the confusion!
    If you have any other questions, refer to this post I created here, or contact our partners at Plaid.
    As always you can continue to reach out to us here on the blog.

  • I am using the baking method to dry glassware paint, but have to use the glasses at a party 48 hours after baking -- not the recommended 72 hours. Will the paint still be tacky?

  • Crafter Comment:

    Hi Heidi,
    Your paint will not be tacky after baking. You will be fine! the only difference is that I would not then recommend putting them in the dishwasher... I'd gently hand wash them this time around until your paint has time to cure fully in the future.

    Have a great party!

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