Frequently Asked Questions
Posted Jan 09, 2017 by Elmers
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    How do I use Elmer's glue to create the painted crackle effect or antique look on furniture or crafts?

    Add the final touch to your DIY furniture projects with a glue mix made for that must-have antique look.
    • Easy
    • 1 day

    Supplies Needed

    • Elmer's Glue-All
    • Acrylic Craft Paint
    • Object to paint
    • Paintbrush
    • Bowl


    just follow this recipe:

    1. Paint the object or furniture with an acrylic craft paint. Let dry.
    2. Cover the paint with a coat of Elmer's Glue-All glue.
    3. While still wet, paint on another coat of a different color of acrylic paint. The painted item will begin to crackle as it dries.
    4. When dry, cover with another coat of the Elmer's Glue-All as a sealer.

    Try out the Crackle Finish, Crackle Frame Art, or Crackle Milk Jars craft project and practice this technique.


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