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Flea Market Furniture Makeovers Total Hits - 934  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (8)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
What can make a $3 flea market chair look like a $300 boutique piece? Just a little paint and the most basic techniques. In these beautiful pages, crafters will discover the key to transforming old and cast-off furniture into fantastic and fanciful works of art. A range of designs are on display, from rustic to refined, simple to sophisticated. Select from decorative painting, decoupage, crackling, distressing, sponging, staining, stamping, and stenciling, and follow the detailed instructions, photos, and patterns to success. Decorate a cabinet in charming country chic with a rooster and a trompe l’oeil napkin peeking over the drawer. Go retro with ’50s-style kitchen chairs. Or make a Rose Armoire, Baby Memories Photo Screen, and many other one-of-a-kind showpieces.
--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
ISBN: 140273462X   Date Published on 5/1/2006
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Flea Market Style Total Hits - 605  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
"Flea Market Style" gives you all the information and advice you need to furnish and decorate your home with "found" objects instead of new items bought in stores. Emily Chalmers and Ali Hanan explain how to find fresh and unexpected uses of second-hand pieces and antiques, and reveal how to mix old and new with flair and panache. The first part of the book, Flea Market Finds, looks at household goods, from fabrics and furniture to china, kitchenware, glass and lighting, and describes how to find special objects and indentify them on the basis of their quality, character, resillience, colour, and texture. The authors advocate a subtle mixing of styles, patterns, and colours, and emphasize the beauty of objects that have seen a bit of life. They explain how to locate bargain copies of modern classics--or the real things--and how to mix flea-market or thrift-store finds with high-end basics. The second part of the book, Putting It All Together, shows how to incorporate the style in every room--from the spaces where you cook, eat, sleep, or relax to bathing spaces and work spaces. The book ends with an extensive directory of suppliers. -Add a large dose of originality to your home--at low cost. -Lively text illustrated with Debi Treloar's inspirational photographs.
ISBN: 1841729388   Date Published on 6/1/2006
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Floor and Carpeting Installation and RepairTotal Hits - 1382  |  Hits Today - 1Rating:   Rating Average (14)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Floor and Carpeting Installation and Repair
ISBN: 0878320237   Date Published on 5/4/2006
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Floor Care: Non-Resilient TileTotal Hits - 1075  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (21)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
ISBN: 1892725363   Date Published on 5/7/2006
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Floor Care: Resilient TileTotal Hits - 400  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Floor Care: Resilient Tile
ISBN: 1892725371   Date Published on 5/7/2006
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Floor Decor: Decorating Techniques for Beautiful Floors and Floorcloths Total Hits - 259  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
These four books supply a multitude of projects for the do-it-yourselfer. The Paper Shade Book, for instance, illustrates various styles for all types of lamps, while Making Decorative Screens demonstrates how to make framed and solid-panel screens using various techniques such as decoupage, paint finishes, mosaic, and fabric; each give well-written and illustrated instructions for each project. Both Painted Chairs, which shows whimsical painted decorations for all types of chairs, and Floor Style, which employs techniques such as stenciling and staining for indoors and outdoors, show the finished product with well-written instructions but few illustrations, which makes these two books better suited to experienced crafters. Purchase for public libraries where there is an interest.
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Want a more beautiful home? Start from the ground up--and paint a masterpiece beneath your feet! Give your floors a dash of excitement and style almost instantly with these dazzling decorating techniques that will have you walking on air. They're so simple and so creative, anyone can do them with the how-tos and fabulous patterns found right here. For a really fresh approach, try floorcloths; they'll completely cover any damage, transform the look of any interior, and even let you change the look whenever you please! Choose from 10 designs that feature bright, graphic lemons and pears; faux finishing; lush roses; seashells; and leaves. Coordinate a kitchen with a cloth that has a pattern just like old-fashioned dishtowels. Or, add sparkle by painting the floor directly, with stripes and spattering, diamond marquetry, a stenciled Persian rug, or faux granite checkerboard. There are more than 26 professional-quality designs to inspire you!
ISBN: 0806939370   Date Published on 6/13/2006
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Floor Finishes, Etc (Creative Touches)Total Hits - 287  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Floor Finishes, Etc (Creative Touches)
ISBN: 0865738785   Date Published on 6/6/2006
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Floor Furnishing: Cover Up in Style - 25 Stunning Surface Solutions (The Interior Focus Series)Total Hits - 930  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (10)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Interior Focus: Floor Furnishing: Cover up in Style, 25 Stunning Surface Solutions
ISBN: 1859672345   Date Published on 6/5/2006
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Floor MagicTotal Hits - 1729  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Many people treat floors as an afterthought when decorating or simply settle for what's already there, but floors actually have a great influence on a room and can even have the power to create the room's overall feeling. By appealing to the senses--the warmth of carpet, the scent of wood, the coolness of tile, the nuances of color and pattern--floors impart much to any space. Floor Magic explains in detail how to select and maintain flooring that best suits your room and your style. Whether your preferences run to stone, ceramics, mosaic, wood, carpet, sheet flooring, or even to more unusual floor materials such as concrete, metal, or glass, this thorough guide "covers" it all.
ISBN: 0679758925   Date Published on 4/24/2006
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Floor Style/a Sourcebook of Ideas for Transforming the World Beneath Your FeetTotal Hits - 788  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Floor Style/a SourceBook of Ideas for Transforming the World beneath Your Feet
ISBN: 0442239238   Date Published on 4/24/2006

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