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Family Circle Painted Furniture : 100+ Home Decorating Projects Total Hits - 427  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Culled from the expert pages of Family Circle and Family Circle Home Crafts magazines, here are more than 100 fun and creative painting projects. Refurbish a garage-sale find, express your style on an unfinished piece, and add pizzazz to almost any item using sponging, stenciling, distressing, striping, and other techniques. Turn a plain cabinet into an elegant sideboard using faux tortoise finishing. Add a feminine touch to a basic chest with stenciled roses. Go wild painting animal prints on boxes, flowerpots, and even an end table. Use chalkboard paint to give a child furniture she can write on, and more!
ISBN: 1931543305   Date Published on 5/28/2004
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Paint Cobblestone Cottages From Junk Jars: Decorative Faux Painting Total Hits - 1216  |  Hits Today - 1Rating:   Rating Average (6)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Paint Cobblestone Cottages from Junk Jars Decorative Faux Painting on Glass Jars, Cobblestone Walls, Cement Patio Floors, Candy Jars, and Candle Holders. Finally, a craft, that is VERY simple and easy, yet unique and recycles your trash into teasure.
ISBN: 0974174653   Date Published on 12/1/2003
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Dramatic Faux Finishes Total Hits - 319  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Dramatic Faux Finishes
ISBN: 1589231074   Date Published on 4/1/2003
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Faux Chic: Creating the Rich Look You Want for Less (Interior Design and Architecture)Total Hits - 463  |  Hits Today - 1Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Why create a single faux element a painted table, wallpaper, or window treatment when you can design an entire room in faux decor? This exciting book will enable home decorators and artists to swath their homes and workspaces in faux fashion without breaking the bank.

Sidebars and photographs illustrate how to fake it from floor to ceiling, with projects including special Gallic effects such as trompe l’oeil; glazing, marbling, and striping techniques for walls and ceilings; antique furniture look-alikes transformed from flea- market finds; floors that recall the cobblestone streets of New England; art prints and collectibles; accents such as fireplaces, trellises, and Brittany lace window treatments.

A fun and practical guide to decorating in the Faux Chic philosophy of style, color, comfort, and charm, this book will help readers transform ordinary living spaces into fabulous fake London flats, charming Tuscany farmhouses, and more.

Carol Endler Sterbenz is a well-known lifestyle author, syndicated columnist, and media personality. She is the author of more than 30 lifestyle and home-decorating books, including best-sellers like The Gnomes Book of Christmas Crafts and American Country Folk Crafts. She was founding editor-in-chief of Handcraft Illustrated, a leading home decorating and craft publication. She lives in New York City.

Genevieve A. Sterbenz is a professional designer. She is the author of 5 home-decorating and craft books, has written for leading trade publications, and has worked as creative consultant and photo stylist for the nationally syndicated column "By Hand." Currently a spokesperson for Krylon’s Home Décor and Kid’s Tuff Paint, she lives in Manhattan.

ISBN: 1564969592   Date Published on 4/1/2003
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Faux for Dough: The Art of Making a Living Doing Faux Finishes Total Hits - 362  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (3)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Home based business popularity is at an all time high. Skilled decorative painters considering going into business now have an instruction guide to ease the transition. Teresa Van De Veere Pratt, an expert in the field of faux finishing, shares her generous knowledge of the business in this detailed book. From faux finishing techiques to necessary tools to sample contracts and how to attract customers, this reference walks readers through the essential steps needed to start and keep running their own faux finishing business.
ISBN: 0873494938   Date Published on 3/1/2003
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The Paint Effects Bible: 100 Recipes for Faux Finishes Total Hits - 3706  |  Hits Today - 0 Rating:   Rating Average (6)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
A library of faux finishes in a pocket-sized edition wiro-bound designed to lay flat. Each of the 100 recipes are fully described with detailed instructions, an ingredients list, and illustrated with a photo of the finish, plus step-by-step illustrations.
ISBN: 1552977188   Date Published on 2/1/2003
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Painting Faux Stained GlassTotal Hits - 332  |  Hits Today - 1Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Patterns for more than two-dozen projects include color guides, methods for applying lead strips, and instructions for preparing and painting Tiffany-like florals, classic cameos, and Victorian designs. Liven up a child’s room with playful kites and kittens, decorate your kitchen with fruit motifs, or create a sunflower suncatcher...in minutes, no glass cutting required.
ISBN: 1402701276   Date Published on 10/26/2002
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Outdoor Painting Techniques & Faux Finishes Total Hits - 364  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
- Features weatherproof paint effects for plaster, cement, wood, metal and stone.
ISBN: 1589230221   Date Published on 2/1/2002
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Ortho's All About Decorative Painting Total Hits - 347  |  Hits Today - 2Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Dress up a piece of furniture or customize your home with unique painting and faux finishes using the ideas and tips in Ortho’s All About Decorative Painting, published by Meredith Books (R).
ISBN: 0897214692   Date Published on 1/1/2002
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The Complete Book of Decorative Painting Total Hits - 455  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (6)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
As practical as it is inspirational, this guide is destined to become a decorative painting classic. It's packed with solutions to a range of painting challenges, covering everything from surface preparation to floating techniques to finishing. Information is presented in an easy-to-reference, question & answer scenario, so artists can find the help they need--fast. Full-color, step-by-step instruction clearly illustrates dozens of easy painting techniques. Painters will find complete answers to questions like these: * I can't draw a straight line. How can I paint? * I can't get the paint to go on smoothly. How do I prepare this surface? * My brushstrokes look wobbly. Help! * Where can I find ideas and inspiration? * How do I make my project look special? This guide leaves nothing to chance. It even features tips and techniques for making the most of classes and seminars, as well as a list of major conventions worldwide.
ISBN: 1581800622   Date Published on 10/1/2001

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