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The Complete Book of Paint : 70 Techniques, Finishes, and Designs for Your HomeTotal Hits - 339  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
With over 300,000 copies sold, Paint Recipes and Decorative Paint Recipes are required reading for anyone decorating with paint. Now The Complete Book of Paint combines the best of both books into one oversized easy reference guide. It offers over 70 painting techniques and finishes designed for walls, floors, and furniture—from stenciling, sponging, and stippling, to colorwashing, gilding, and bordering. Creative ideas for 18 weekend projects, plus in-depth guidance on selecting materials and preparing surfaces, are all accompanied by easy-to-follow instructional photographs. Readers will master the skills necessary to convert a dining room into a charming French bistro with the use of stencils or transform a second-hand dining set into an elegant antique by applying a luminescent, oil-based crackle. Packed with accessible information suitable for beginners and experts alike, hundreds of clever ideas will have DIY-ers creating unique looks in no time. This inspiring book, a brush, and a few cans of paint are all anyone needs to color their world.
ISBN: 0811849473   Date Published on 2/1/2005
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Creative Paint Finishing Techniques Total Hits - 149  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Creative Paint Finishing Techniques PB with Flaps
ISBN: 0785819460   Date Published on 1/31/2005
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Cottage-Style Decorative Painting Total Hits - 226  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Whimsical and lovely painting patterns with lots of fanciful flowers and lace will charm any crafter. All the projects have a light, airy, and feminine style that evokes a time gone by. Patterns and worksheets for all the pieces make the painting simple, and so do instructions on the basic techniques and a plethora of enchanting photos. So get out the brush and transform cabinet doors, wall shelves, worn or plain furniture, lamps, boxes, and even some cut-out wooden shapes. The pretty projects include a Forget-Me-Not Dimensional Frame, Tea Garden Mosaic Table, Blooming Posies Topiary, and even a Scarecrow Garden Lady. A Selection of the Homestyle Book Club.
ISBN: 1402706391   Date Published on 11/1/2004
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The Pattern Companion: Decorative Painting Total Hits - 243  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
With inspired patterns by the most famous designers in the world today—including Priscilla Hauser and Areta Bingham—this collection is sure to delight decorative painters in search of new motifs. The good-looking projects, all with large, easy-to-follow worksheets, cover such favorite topics as Birds and Bugs, Beautiful Blooms, By the Sea, Fruits and Fronds, and Borders and Elements. Whether you follow the photos and use the patterns as suggested or come up with original ideas for applying them, the effects will always be fabulous.
ISBN: 1402712685   Date Published on 11/1/2004
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Smart Guide: Decorative Paint Techniques : Step-by-Step ProjectsTotal Hits - 266  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Faux finishes and decorative paint techniques are the hottest trends in home decorating. Smart Guide: Decorative Painting shows you how to give your house and furnishings a fresh new look the quick and easy way. Dozens of ideas and simple instructions show you how to create magic with paint. All it takes is a few simple steps to transform your home using a few inexpensive tools. Featured techniques include: stenciling, sponging, combing, stamping, ragging, faux stone effects, crackling, and distressing. There are also instructions for painting stripes and plaids, as well as tips for handpainting.
ISBN: 1580112137   Date Published on 10/1/2004
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Easy Painted Home Decor Total Hits - 1048  |  Hits Today - 2Rating:   Rating Average (8)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
With the techniques in Easy Painted Home Decor, readers will learn how to create the beautifully coordinated d?cor that makes a house a home.

This step-by-step guide takes readers through the entire process, from inspiration to finished room. Ten simple projects can be mixed and matched to fit any taste and any setting. Do-it-yourself decorators and crafters will learn how to dress up any surface, from soap dispensers and mirrors to napkins and lampshades, with designs including: -Plaid and stripes -Dots and checks -Simple floral -Butterflies -Fall motif -Candy and gingerbread man -Tulips or pansies -Fruit and vegetables

With Gigi Wright-Turpin's easy-to-follow instructions, an elegantly decorated room is only a weekend away.

ISBN: 1581805365   Date Published on 6/1/2004
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Puttin' on the Paint : 101 Projects & Ideas for Painting On Any Surface (Better Homes & Gardens Total Hits - 275  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Creative step-by-step techniques turn ordinary household items into beautifully painted furnishings

Detailed instructions show crafters how to enliven plain plastic, metal, wood, glass, or ceramic surfaces

Clever ideas inspire crafters with ways to refresh castaway or flea market finds, walls, floors, and outdoor projects

New products, including paints and brushes, to help crafters match products with their specific needs

ISBN: 0696216574   Date Published on 1/6/2004
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Encyclopedia of Decorative Paint Techniques: With Flaps Total Hits - 164  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Encyclopedia of Decorative Paint Techniques
ISBN: 0785818065   Date Published on 1/1/2004
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A Handbook of Paint Effects & Finishes Total Hits - 960  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (8)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
This expert handbook describes all the different techniques and finishes of paint and presents a fantastic collection of paint effect home projects to follow.
ISBN: 184215883X   Date Published on 11/25/2003
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Paint Effects : A Comprehensive Guide to Home-Decorating TechniquesTotal Hits - 1100  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (3)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
More than 750 how-to color photos complement concise instructions to guide do-it-yourself home decorators. They learn how to create more than 250 different paint effects on many different surfaces. The author introduces his art with a chapter describing necessary tools and materials, and gives step-by-step directions for preparing walls, floors, ceilings, and furniture for decorative painting. All important techniques are demonstrated in the chapters that follow. They include color washing, sponging, decoupage, marbling, and gilding. Readers learn how to combine many different colors to create painted effects that imitate wood grains, marbling, antiquing, and many other decorative finishes. They will be further inspired by photos that show stylish results achieved by leading interior decorators.
ISBN: 0764124331   Date Published on 11/15/2003

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