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|Painting is the construction art most folks are hands-on familiar with. The tools of the trade are simple and inexpensive, and the rewards are immediate and profound. Join the professionals from This Old House as they show you the essentials to ensuing a quality paint job, including how to choose the right tools and how to purchase the right paint. |
ISBN: 0966675320 Date Published on 1/15/2000
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|This book features new projects from Brenda Stewart, a favorite designer among today's decorative painting audience. Aimed at the "advanced beginner," this book features delicate Victorian designs and soft, pretty colors: elegant florals (roses, violets, daffodils), graceful still lifes, and old-fashioned Santas and angels. The projects are painted in acrylics and alkyds on wood, china plates, trays, boxes and other surfaces. Every project includes step-by-step illustrations, complete instructions, pattern, material list, color mixing recipes, and a gorgeous shot of the final project.|
ISBN: 0891349367 Date Published on 1/1/2000
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The first book in an enticing new series of home decorating books based on Mary Engelbreit's successful Home Companion magazine, Paint helps readers create the unique Mary Engelbreit look in their own homes.
Filled with sophisticaed, full-color photography and warm, personal text, Paint offers suggestions for decorating everything from walls, doors, and furniture down to the small treasures on an end table. The book includes vibrant examples of many different paint techniques from bordering to trompe l'oeil. Readers will find easy-to-follow instructions on "How It Is Done" for such paint creations as sponging, distressing, and stenciling. There is a color and pattern to meet every taste.
ISBN: 0740700294 Date Published on 10/1/1999
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|Delta Paint's finest designers lead readers step-by-step through 75 beautiful, home-enhancing projects. Add magnificent detail to everyday items, including dishware, home decor, patio and garden items, gifts, and projects for holidays and special occasions. It's easy to add creative accents to home decor with easy-to-follow directions and photos. Not only do these projects add lovely, personal detail, but painters will be amazed at what they can accomplish on a budget. Each section begins with a technique taught by an experienced designer. Then, that technique is incorporated throughout the section. With Delta's quality products and expertise, readers will walk away with a wide array of beautiful, hand-made projects, plus skills they can use again and again.|
ISBN: 0873417887 Date Published on 9/1/1999
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|All in color! Like the sparkle of a diamond or the elegant touch of silk, it's not the size of an object that makes it pleasing. That's why you can add spots of brightness, dashes of originality, and whiffs of whimsy all through your home with these fresh and fun dcoupage and faux finish projects. In minutes you'll learn the basics of decorating objects with cut and torn paper and fabric, as well as creating the look of veined marble, burled wood,s and other finishes. Then practice your talents on a Memory Box, Ginger Jar Lamp, Child's Contempo Chair, Gossamer Mirror, and 14 more. Trim size: 8 1/2 x 10.|
ISBN: 0806981725 Date Published on 8/1/1999
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Transform an ordinary room into a masterpiece with decorative finishes, such as marbling, stenciling, sponging, glazing, and more. 300 full-color photos.
ISBN: 1580110649 Date Published on 7/28/1999
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|Offers instructions for painting the interior and exterior of a home. - Explains how to choose the right tools. - Includes tips for storing and disposing of paint and paint products. |
ISBN: 086573190X Date Published on 4/1/1999
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Annie Sloan is a renowned decorative painter who works and teaches in the UK, the United States and various European countries. Kate Gwynn works as an illustrator, designer and teacher of decorative painting. Together, they have co-authored several books, including Decorative Antique Effects, Decorative Paint Effects, Decorative Gilding and Decorative Stencilling and Stamping. Both live in England.
ISBN: 0891349677 Date Published on 4/1/1999
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This book is an essential decorating guide, whether you want to re-paint
the entire house or simply hang a border in the baby's room. It is filled with inspiring ideas, illustrations, photographs, step-by-step techniques, and much more. Be creative!
ISBN: 0376013966 Date Published on 1/1/1999