"This has been very interesting reading! I've never heard of "fuming", but may try it. One thing no-one has mentioned is to dry pine needles in the dark for a pretty light green color, which is supposed to take dye better than…"
"I use the grass green for Green Apple Birdhouses. I just apply with a brush and let it dry. I love it. I've used some of the other colors. I love how vivid they are. I spray mine with a Spar Urethane and they seem to do fine."
"I do a Open Air Downtown Farmers Market 6 months out of the year and the wind is a huge problem where my booth is. We take balloons and fill them with play sand and use that as weights. The balloons come in different colors if you want to color…"
"Processors are a great place to get antlers also. They won't be huge, but mine will save me all that he cuts off the smaller bucks that aren't kept by the hunters. Just check in your states to make sure that it is legal to sell your work…"
"IT should get that off. It's for all surfaces and takes off all kinds of paints, shellacs, enamels ( except what's supposed to be there like my stove....weird). It attacks the stain, period and is meant for the hardest graffitis, dyes…"
"wow, you are so fortunate to have 10" needles right there!!!!! I mean, yeah we can buy longer ones, but why would anyone do that if you can get nice, fine 10" ones in your own back yard : )......I think I'm jealous.....LOL
I got rid…"
"Wow! What great information. I can't wait to try the glycerin idea. Quite some time ago, I found a site on the web on how to dye pine needles using Rite Dye. It has worked beautifully for me. In order to keep the mess out of the house I do my…"
"I will try that. I usually have it on hand for stainless steel sinks.
have you ever wondered why they are called "stainless"........LOL. I discovered Barkeeps cleanser because of a stain in my stainless steel sink."
"To maintain the natural color of your needles just put enough water to cover your needles and I use one capful from a normal bottle of glycerine and bring to boil, simmer for l5 minutes and it will kill all creaters and bacteria that maybe in the…"
"I had a lot of white stoves with some spills but never had the the porcelian stoves stain espically a new one. I would check to see if there is a warrenty with the purchase of it.
Here's hoping everyone dying pine needle's, etc. does not…"
"yeah, live and learn.......will never do that again. All the dye came up with bleach, but the front of the stove for some reason ( where the knobs are) the cleaning process left a stain and it's not an old stove. I'm bummed and searching…"
We got nothing here in SC where I live. But I did travel to Hendersonville to my Dad's house today and it was bad up there. It had started to clear up some by the time I came home, but I don't think Laraine and Tom left until about 2 or a little after. She called me when they got on the road finally. They had to shovel their way out!!!