Craft Supplies needed for glue paint:
- Elmer’s Glue-All
- Food Coloring
- Paint brushes & bowls
Pour desired amount of Elmer’s Glue-All into bowl or container. Add food coloring to the glue. The more food coloring you add, the darker the paint will be. Mix glue & food coloring thoroughly. Use paintbrush to paint posters, t-shirts, projects, etc. You can also buy several bottles of Elmer’s Glue-All and mix the food coloring right in the glue bottle for easy storage and application.
Tips & Techniques:
Build up coats of glue paint for a ceramic-like finish- let each coat dry thoroughly before applying another. You can also create a sheer tinted glaze by diluting the glue paint mixture with water or make a clear glaze by omitting the food coloring. Thick layers of glue paint can be embedded with buttons, cut-outs or other small objects.
Washing & Clean Up Instructions:
Wash in warm water 1 to 2 times. Air dry. If residual color remains after the 2nd washing, repeat washing with a non-chlorine bleach additive. Whenever possible, clean up food coloring spills and excess glue paint immediately from fabrics and other surfaces. Protect fabrics and surfaces that cannot be laundered. View Project
How do I make Scented Glue Ornaments or Scented Glue Clay?
Craft Supplies needed for glue ornaments or glue clay:
- ½ cup + 1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon
- 1 Tbsp. ground nutmeg
- 1 Tbsp. ground cloves
- ½ cup applesauce (this is the size of a single serving pack)
- 3 Tbsp. Elmer’s Glue-All
In a medium bowl, mix cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Add applesauce and glue. Work mixture with hands for 2-3 minutes, until dough is smooth. Divide into 4 portions. Roll out each portion to ¼” thickness. Cut dough with cookie cutters and make a small hole in top of each with a toothpick. Place cutouts on a wire rack to dry at room temperature for several days, turning once each day for even drying. When dry, thread string or ribbon through hole in each ornament. You can also use whole cloves as decoration and for additional scent. Makes about 32 ornaments, depending on size. NOTE: These are NOT edible. View Project