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Having the right brush can make or break the way your beautiful DIY wooden door hangers look – they’re how you get those nice fine lines and cute polka dots down to perfection. The finishing touches can make all the difference, and the right paintbrushes are the best way to do that. There are so many different ones, but before you get lost in Hobby Lobby, check out this handy list that will guide you through the best paint brushes to use for making your own wooden door hangers.
Large Round Sponge
Useful for smooth finishes, painting wood edges, and for quicker paint coverage.
Script Paint Brush
Holds more paint, good for long lines and strokes, requires more control.
Flat Paint Brush
Use these for wide strokes with a lot of paint coverage.
Large Flat Base Coating
This paint brush is useful for base coating and bold strokes.
Useful for fine lines, details, delicate areas, spotting, and retouching.
Made for thick strokes, accenting, and bolder paint strokes.
Round Paint Brush
For outlining, detailed work, filling in small areas, creating thin and thick lines (depending on how forceful you press down).
Angled Paint Brush
Useful for curves and lines that vary in thickness
Made for soft round edges; a combo of round (for detail) and flat (more coverage) brush
Now you’re ready to get started making the finishing touches on your door hangers! If you want to learn more helpful tips and the best products to use to make all your DIY dreams come true, check out our Signmaker’s Blueprint, the all-inclusive workbook on everything you need to know to get started making door hangers. For my favorite brushes, head over to my Amazon page.
Happy painting friends!