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Instant Expert: Paint Effects Total Hits - 332  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Instant Expert: Paint Effects teaches stencilling and stamping, painting on fabrics, and frosting glass. This book brings a new twist to traditional painting techniques, from gilding and decoupage, as well as new ways to make a personal mark—such as spray etching and painting on china. Over 29 small-scale projects to try out your new skills are provided, along with inspirational ideas for the more experienced painter.
ISBN: 1592234208   Date Published on 8/9/2005
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1000 Motifs for Crafters: Designs for Glass Painting, Stenciling, Mosaics, Decoupage, Stamping Total Hits - 221  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Anyone who sews, stencils, découpages, or makes mosaics will delight in page after page after page of traceable motifs to use alone or in combination: 1,000 in all! Select from dozens of popular themes, including animals, birds, children, holidays, flowers, and international motifs.
ISBN: 1843400596   Date Published on 5/28/2003
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Stenciling for the HomeTotal Hits - 283  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Both practical and inspiring, Stenciling for the Home offers ideas for every room in the house. With handy stencils and tips on planning your designs, you'll be ready to apply your new skills to a wealth of projects from enhancing plain tiles in the bathroom or kitchen to adding a border accent to a floor. Bring color to a tablecloth, a pot or an exterior wall -- these are just a sample of this book's many stenciling projects to enliven your home.
ISBN: 1571458352   Date Published on 8/1/2002
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Maggie Colvin's Fabulous Fakes Total Hits - 1065  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (12)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
This superb book presents a range of stunning projects for transforming the home, using paint effects, the simplest of trompe l'oeil techniques, and stenciling for professional, eye-catching results. The 20 complete, step-by-step projects cover a wide range of themes including creating realistic wood and marble effects, painting trompe l'oeil rugs and bookshelves or a Greek-style balcony with fabulous views. Tips are included on how to create realistic shadows, incorporate existing architectural details and add embellishments for striking results.
ISBN: 0715313169   Date Published on 5/1/2002
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Two-Hour Painted Wood Projects Total Hits - 246  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Learn a variety of painting techniques like texturing, dry brushing, stenciling, and many more to create one of these 42 projects in just two hours or less. Attractive pieces like colorful theme frames and handy items like a decorative coat rack make great gifts. Construct your own Christmas crafts like a “hand-carved” wooden stocking with waving Santas or a suede stocking adorned with red wooden chiles perfect for holiday cheer.
ISBN: 0806912030   Date Published on 12/31/2001
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The Complete Book of Home StencilingTotal Hits - 256  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (3)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Both practical and inspirational, this book provides you with a thorough grounding in the basics of stenciling and planning your design and also offers a multitude of design ideas for every room in the house. With over 20 step-by-step projects, complete with ready-to-use, pull-out templates, this is the ideal guide for home stenciling.
ISBN: 1571455116   Date Published on 5/1/2001
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Trompe L'Oeil Murals Using Stencils Total Hits - 232  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (11)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Trompe L'Oeil Murals Using Stencils
ISBN: 1581800282   Date Published on 1/1/2001
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Stencilling on a Grand Scale: Using Simple Stencils to Create Visual Magic Total Hits - 730  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (13)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating

To make a big impression, says stencilling expert Sandra Buckingham, you don't have to re-create the Sistine Chapel. Start small, she counsels, and the rest will follow.

Buckingham's latest book "Stencilling on a Grand Scale" leads do-it-yourselfers beyond the realm of decorative borders featured in her best-selling "Stencilling: A Harrowsmith Guide" to a creative canvas whose limits are determined only by space, time and imagination. The key to her strategy is that a large stencilled work -- be it a door, wall, screen or floor -- can be the seamless sum of its parts. In other words, rather than using an expensive, unwieldy, multi-layered stencil to create a life-sized tree, use three 10 inch stencils of leaf clusters, laying and re-laying them to achieve the desired effect. The only limit to the ultimate size of the finished painting is the room you've set aside for it.

Whether you are fashioning a greeting card or a 40-foot mural, Buckingham recommends the same modest techniques. The methods used to faux-finish a wall -- a vine rambling up a corner, windows stencilled onto an actual door, a false shelf with flowerpots stencilled in an alcove -- can likewise be applied to furniture or folding screens and can be used on any scale.

A technical review of traditional and new stencilling tools is followed by a refresher course in basic stencilling methods, including stencil cutting, hard-surface stencilling, stencilling on primed canvas, overlays, registration and special effects, among them shading, shadows, plant detail and painting skies and landscapes. A chapter onfreeform stencilling, with and without masks, prepares readers for the larger-scale works that are the book's central objective.

Buckingham advises perfecting your free-form skills on less ambitious projects (lampshades, borders, placemats) before moving to grander subjects. By the later chapters, stencillers will be comfortable tackling everything from picket and wrought iron fences, lattice work, garden gates, French doors, veranda doors and curtains to paving stones, terra-cotta tiles, carpets, mosaic floors, stone columns, balustrades, terraces, garden walls and room dividers. As always, Buckingham's genius lies in inspiration, and "Stencilling on a Grand Scale" introduces a how-to-world that has no boundaries.

ISBN: 1552094863   Date Published on 8/5/2000
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Glorious Stenciling: Creating vibrant patterns with stencils Total Hits - 234  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (0)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Stenciling allows you to put your artistic stamp on anything from an intimate gift to an entire room. Glorious Stenciling is a practical, step-by-step guide which teaches you how to achieveinspired results. Bitten by the stenciling bug more than a decade
ISBN: 1571456546   Date Published on 12/1/1999
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Step-By-Step Stenciling (Do-It-Yourself Decorating) Total Hits - 251  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating

Stenciling (Step-By-Step)

  • Leads do-it-yourselfers step-by-step through essential stenciling techniques.
  • Contains sections on choosing applicators and paints for different types of surfaces, instructions for designing and cutting stencils, and directions on stenciling a wide variety of surfaces, including walls, fabric, tiles, lampshades, rugsùeven cakes.
  • Also: stenciling project ideas, with tips on color and design.
ISBN: 069620679X   Date Published on 2/1/1997

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