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Comfort Colors: Palettes for Liveable Rooms Total Hits - 203  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (5)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Comfort Colors beautifully illustrates how professional designers use the power of color to elicit an emotional response or create a mood in a room.

--Features a diverse range of decorating styles shown in more than 250 color photographs --Includes insightful tips from designers on how to solve the problem of color selection in interesting ways

This expansive volume-created by experts-offers color combinations for a variety of rooms that will inspire designers and homeowners alike.

ISBN: 1564964647   Date Published on 4/1/1999
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Fresco Painting for Home & Garden Total Hits - 227  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (2)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Try this ancient way to bring a blank wall to life! From a charming outdoor garden niche design to a wildlife tiger mural for your living-room wall, see how to use a wide range of techniques, from basic painting to trompe l'oeil, and from raised modeling to gilding. Using natural, time-tested ingredients such as lime putty, sand, and organic pigments, draw your inspiration from both classical and contemporary sources. The hundreds of detailed photos of each step will make your learning process easy. And the design choices will delight your imagination.
ISBN: 0715308386   Date Published on 4/1/1999
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The Perfect Palette : Fifty Inspired Color Plans for Painting Every Roomin Your Home Total Hits - 439  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (62)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Bonnie Rosser Krims wrote The Perfect Palette for those brave souls ready to try something that has daunted many an interior designer: painting the walls something besides white. Even though paint is one of the least expensive ways to change the look of a room, most people find those little cards of color chips too intimidating. Krims's 50 color plans are foolproof combinations based on the aesthetics of certain places and familiar objects, with very specific details to help you plan which palette to use with your furnishings. Each page describes a palette of three Benjamin Moore paint colors, though Krims provides a cross-reference to two other brands and urges readers not to feel limited to a particular brand. Accent and trim colors are suggested, and three adjectives are used to describe the mood of the palette. "Meet Me in Miami," a soft orange/blue/green palette, is "fun, easygoing, peaceful" and "works well in ranch houses, deck houses, and 1950s contemporary houses;" Krims suggests it specifically for brightening a basement or family room. "The Emerald Isle," a green/yellow/violet combination with accents of dark orange and white trim, is "sassy, lush, luminous," and will make darker wood furniture "look lovely." Color Palettes is both intensely practical and utterly lovely, and will almost certainly inspire some brave experimentation. No more boring white rooms! --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
ISBN: 0446675199   Date Published on 4/1/1999
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Paint EffectsTotal Hits - 921  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (3)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Paint Effects
ISBN: 0855328754   Date Published on 3/1/1999
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Painting and Decorating: An Information Manual Total Hits - 185  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Painting and Decorating
ISBN: 0632041595   Date Published on 2/1/1999
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Laura Ashley Color : Using Color to Decorate Your HomeTotal Hits - 270  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Beautiful, sophisticated, and lavishly illustrated, this book demonstrates how Laura Ashley's magic with color can enliven and add drama to every room in any home. Inspirational photographs and practical decorating projects make it easy for readers to create a range of exciting new effects. 4-color photographs.
ISBN: 0609803751   Date Published on 8/18/1998
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Painting: How to Paints Walls, Ceilings, Trim & Exteriors Total Hits - 244  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Preserved in this fun activity book are the Atlas Bear, the Bali Tiger, the Eastern Bison, the Round Island Boa, the Dodo, the Toolache Wallaby, the Oahu Omao, and 23 other extinct animals. For each, kids will find where it lived, interesting facts, how to pronounce its name, when the last one died, a description of its coloring, and, most importantly, why it became extinct.
ISBN: 080697057X   Date Published on 8/1/1998
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Color in the American Home Total Hits - 180  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (2)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Learn to use color in your home just like a professional interior designer with COLOR IN THE AMERICAN HOME. The book takes the fear out of using color by offering instructions on selecting color schemes, Design Secrets - "insider" tips - will give you the confidence to design with color.

Unlike the European-inspired decorating books, COLOR appeals to an American aesthetic. America's many-layered history, diverse ethnic traditions, and lively regional differences offer a rich array of color choices. Over 200 gorgeous color photographs from across the country make the case for the "power of the palette" with colors that are the essence of the American Style. 
ISBN: 158011010X   Date Published on 7/28/1998
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How to Start Making Money With Your Decorative Painting Total Hits - 224  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Decorative painters with an entrepreneurial spirit will turn to this one-of-a-kind guide for essential business advice, encouragement and information. It covers the ins-and-outs of starting a decorative painting business, helping artists to identify their niche and achieve success, featuring:
-- how to sell at shows, from getting space to merchandising and pricing
-- ways to generate additional sales through consignment, co-ops, sales reps, catalogs and magazines
-- tips for setting up and running classes, workshops and seminars
-- how to sell pattern packets, project booklets and articles to magazines and publishers.
ISBN: 0891348204   Date Published on 6/1/1998
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The Best of Decorative Painting Total Hits - 240  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (3)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Artists will delight in this inspirational showcase, featuring more than 100 outstanding decorative painting compositions in a wide range of styles and mediums.

From breathtaking florals and luscious fruits to expressive portraits and Christmas themes, 104 renowned decorative artists contribute to this compilation, including Arlene Beck, Gretchen Cagle, Deanne Fortnam, Louise Jackson, Priscilla Hauser, Enid Hoessinger, Donna Dewberry, Jackie Shaw and others. Page after page of this first-of-its-kind book present artists with unique ideas for painting on a variety of surfaces, from wooden boxes to metal canisters, ceramic vases and canvas.

To give artists additional insight into these stunning works, captions from the decorative artists themselves accompany each piece, revealing their own inspirations, intentions and techniques.

ISBN: 0891349057   Date Published on 6/1/1998

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