CRACKLE FINISH Apply a base coat of paint to your project. I used black acrylic paint. Allow to dry and apply a 2nd coat, and again allow to dry. Once dry spread a good coat of white glue to the entire project. Experiment on a scrap piece of wood, before applying to your project. Allow to dry to a tacky state, and apply an acrylic topcoat of your choice. I used Orange for a Halloween project I was doing. You will begin to see the cracks appear as it dries.
Primitive or country fabric crafts often have a grungy or antiqued appearance to make them look authentically old and the ingredients to achieve this effect are common staples found in most kitchen cupboards. Mix a coffee stain to make your fabric crafts look old. Coffee stains will provide a mottled, speckled or all-over solid stain depending on...