Gimp Tutorial – Vintage Clock Face

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In this tutorial I’m doing a quick How To in under half hour for a vintage clock using 4 different images with the free image manipulation software GIMP. If you don’t have GIMP,  download it here GIMP Download. It’s more than a fair alternative if you don’t have access to Photoshop.

 

You will need:

A  selection of images. All the images in this post is in the public domain or for personal, not commercial, use only.
GIMP image manipulation software or Photoshop.

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Image Transfer Tutorial (Substitute for Citra Solv in South Africa)

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You will need:

Fabric, preferably close weave,  burlap type fabrics won’t do.
Nail polish remover with citrus or limonene
Suitable painted surface
Paint
Suitable vessel to transfer your image onto.
Your pictures, reversed and printed on a laser jet printer or photo copies if you have an ink jet printer or if you’re unsure of the type of printer.
Ear buds
Tea spoon
Suitable sealer
Sponge
A little water
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Convert a Chest of Drawers to a Counter Top Bathroom Vanity (A work in progress)

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We had some water damage in our main bathroom, a little mini flood that went all into our main bedroom, the passage and a little over the thresholds in the kids bedrooms where we have laminated flooring. The water made our bathroom cabinet swell to twice it’s size and it created the perfect opportunity for me to replace it with a solid wood chest of drawers vanity which I’ve always wanted in both our bathrooms. The cabinets in both our bathrooms were made of compressed board. Its really odd that c**p like that would be installed in a high moisture area.

You will need. (Does not include anything needed for plumbing)

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