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Practical Home Paint Effects Total Hits - 213  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
This collectable book is filled with tips and techniques for do-it-yourself around the home. It is aimed at the novice home decorator and experienced enthusiast alike, and contain practical advice.
ISBN: 075480643X   Date Published on 1/25/2001
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Decorating Porcelain: The American TechniqueTotal Hits - 282  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
In contrast with other methods of painting on porcelain, the American technique offers one enormous advantage: you can retouch to your hearts delightright up until, as the author says, your masterpiece is finished.
ISBN: 1894185013   Date Published on 10/1/2000
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The Decorated Home: Imaginative Designs and Painting TechniquesTotal Hits - 316  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
More than 27 step by step painting techniques illustrate a range of imaginative effects for use on walls, moldings, doors, floors and more.
ISBN: 1558705724   Date Published on 10/1/2000
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Decorative Painting Total Hits - 244  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
An interior wall needn't always be a single flat color. Here are exciting ideas and detailed instructions for using paint to create marbleized effects, speckled tones, graded tones of a single color, lively contrasting color schemes, and more.
ISBN: 0764115502   Date Published on 9/1/2000
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Sponge Painting Total Hits - 256  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
What could be better than a craft that is easy to learn, requires no painting skills, and gives great results? Here's the perfect introduction to an ideal medium for decorating walls, furniture, dishes, flowerpots...almost anything. See how to prepare surfaces, add subtle background effects, make and use printing blocks, and adapt and combine motifs. 14 projects--most with suggestions for alternative colors and designs--include a moon and stars in bronze and gold metallic paint on a dark blue background; a merry Christmas pattern of holly and mistletoe; stems of climbing ivy for picture or mirror frames; cheerful marigolds and bumblebees to brighten a playroom or child's bedroom; a range of flowerpot decorations; and more. 128 pages (all in color), 7 1/4 x 9 3/4.
ISBN: 1861081340   Date Published on 6/30/2000
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Complete Paint Effects Total Hits - 272  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Complete Paint Effects explores three of the most popular and enduring techniques: paint effects, stenciling and stamping. There are over 55 projects to suit every kind of decorative style, from the bright and contemporary to the traditional and classical. The first section, Paint Effects, shows how you can create different effects and moods using soothing or bold colors. There are enticing ideas for lime-washed walls or a front hallway using traditional green colors. For a more modern look, comb a pattern on your floor in oranges or reds. There are also ideas for decorating furniture and accessories. The second section, Stenciling, looks at an ever-popular technique that can be used as a border around a room, as an all-over pattern or to provide subtle accents in a larger room scheme. The final section, Stamping, explores one of the newest, most innovative decorating techniques and a quick, accessible and effective alternative to stenciling. Effects can range from bold motifs to intricate designs hand-tinted with watercolors and can be applied to any surface.
ISBN: 1859679730   Date Published on 6/1/2000
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Painting Country Cottages and Gardens Total Hits - 291  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Learn to paint nostalgic country scenes--quiet, pretty pictures created with loose, easy strokes and dabs of soft, subtle colors. With the step-by-step instruction in this book, you can capture the quaint, idyllic beauty of country life on teapots, boxes, wicker trays and other lovely accessories to warm your home.

Ten projects range from simple and romantic forget-me-nots to more detailed scenes of thatch-roofed cottages, lush English gardens, and charming Victorian gingerbread houses. Patterns, color charts and complete instructions ensure great results!

ISBN: 0891349960   Date Published on 6/1/2000
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The Art of Exterior Painting: A Step-By-Step Guide to Choosing Colors and Painting Your HomeTotal Hits - 1087  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (6)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Benjamin Moore PaintsŪ The Art of Exterior Painting By Leslie Harrington and James Martin From selecting a color scheme to applying the paint, two pros show you how to make your exterior painting project a rewarding experience while creating a beautiful exterior for your home. With more than 80 photos to guide and inspire you, you'll learn how to:
  • Make the most of your house's architecture.
  • Use colors to highlight your home's features.
  • Create a color scheme that works with the surrounding environment.
  • Choose colors that complement and interact with each other.
  • Hire a professional to paint your home or help you choose colors.
  • Assess technical information on paints, stains, application tools, and surfaces.
  • Use the best application techniques for expert results.
  • ISBN: 0028636848   Date Published on 6/1/2000
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    Strokework Flowers : Step by Step Total Hits - 223  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (5)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
    With Margot Clark's simple and updated approach to traditional decorative painting, even beginners can achieve beautiful, folk-art style flowers using only a few simple strokes. Seven complete projects feature tulips, pansies, roses and other favorites, and show decorative artists how to achieve a lighter, more contemporary style.
    ISBN: 089134926X   Date Published on 5/1/2000
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    Painting & Decorating: Skills and Techniques for SuccessTotal Hits - 276  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
    Painting and Decorating: Skills and Techniques for Success
    ISBN: 1566375061   Date Published on 4/1/2000

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