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|Bamboo Style creatively shows how every room of the house can be designed, decorated or accented with sensual bamboo furniture, flooring, wall covering, ceiling material and accessories. The book showcases examples of easy and innovative bamboo decorating techniques and do-it-yourself projects. Bamboo Style inspires creativity and craft making, and includes a detailed resource section that makes it easy to connect with designers, manufacturers, artists, suppliers, and organizations.|
ISBN: 1586855395 Date Published on 9/15/2004
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|This beautiful style guide brings you into the homes of forty celebrities to reveal how each one worked with designers to transform a bedroom into a highly personalized sanctuary. The styles are as varied and unique as the starts themselves?from model Tyra Banks? colorful fabric-filled Moroccan chamber to singer Paula Abdul?s soothing candlelit hideaway and onto Cher?s medieval-gone-contemporary haven.|
ISBN: 1592530605 Date Published on 2/1/2004
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|“Baskett, author of numerous instruction books, presents furniture decorating projects created by various artisans. Experienced craftspeople will find this an inspiring book with its colorfully decorated furniture...recommended.”—Library Journal. Twenty-nine inspirations show you how to use paint, stenciling, stamping, and glazing techniques.|
ISBN: 0806929731 Date Published on 12/1/2001
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What can make a $3 flea market chair look like a $300 boutique piece? Just a little paint
and the most basic techniques. In these beautiful pages, crafters will discover the key to transforming old and cast-off furniture
into fantastic and fanciful works of art. A range of designs are on display, from rustic to refined, simple to sophisticated. Select from decorative painting, decoupage, crackling, distressing, sponging, staining, stamping, and stenciling, and follow the detailed instructions, photos, and patterns to success. Decorate a cabinet in charming country chic with a rooster and a trompe l’oeil napkin peeking over the drawer. Go retro with ’50s-style kitchen
chairs. Or make a Rose Armoire, Baby Memories Photo Screen, and many other one-of-a-kind showpieces.
ISBN: 140273462X Date Published on 2/28/2006
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With clear, visual instruction, this guide shows do-it-yourselfers how to select second-hand furniture
pieces, fix them up, and turn them into beautiful decorative works.
ISBN: 1581800924 Date Published on 3/1/2001
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Perk up tired, dull, and worn furniture
! Fill your home with individually decorated chairs, tables, and dressers, and revel in the opportunity for showing off your creativity. Every one of these projects uses innovative techniques and offers wide scope for self-expression. Take that faded old chair, for example: paint
the wood a springlike shade, with the softest patterns and textures, and give it a bright new cushion. Any cabinet could benefit from a coat of rich blue paint and styling that emphasizes the wood's grain. And, don't let your current pieces hold you back from indulging in a favorite hue or design that you thought might not fit in; this imaginative volume reveals the many ways that either subtle or full-blown changes to existing furniture can alter the whole look and result in a whole new living environment.
ISBN: 190261707X Date Published on 9/1/2000
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Includes 42 projects with step-by-step instructions. 125 full-color photos, including one of each finished project, how-to photos, and easy-to-read diagrams to guide woodworkers.
ISBN: 0696206307 Date Published on 10/15/1996
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|Whether you long for the fresh and restrained tones of Swedish Minimalism, with sheer white linen hangings at the windows, or plan to upholster your sofa and armchairs in tradional toile de Jouy, "Home Furnishing with Fabric" will help you make your vision reality. In this fully revised and updated guide to decorative style, leading interiors writer Leslie Geddes-Brown shares her experience in exploring every aspect of using soft furnishings in the home. In a special chapter on Practicalities, Lucinda Ganderton covers basic sewing techniques and gives step-by-step instructions for 12 stylish yet simple projects. An extensive directory of suppliers puts the finishing touch to this indispensable source book. *A fully revised and updated edition of a bestselling guide to interior design, with plenty of informative photographs, many of them new. |
ISBN: 1845972481 Date Published on 10/1/2006