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The Complete Surfaces and Finishes Directory: Paint, Plaster, Wallpaper, Tile, Wood, Metal, Glass Total Hits - 339  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Complete Surfaces and Finishes Directory: Paint, Plaster, Wallpaper, Tile, Wood, Metal, Glass
ISBN: 0823050300   Date Published on 5/1/2001
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Walls and Ceilings Total Hits - 373  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Time Life's most popular how-to guides for the home owner are now completely updated for the '90s with up-to-the minute codes, tools, tips, and techniques. Highly illustrated with step-by-step instructions.
ISBN: 0809434504   Date Published on 7/1/1980
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Stenciled House Total Hits - 312  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
The Stenciled House
ISBN: 0789400146   Date Published on 5/5/1995
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Decorative Wall Painting for Beginners Total Hits - 355  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (1)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Decorative Wall Painting
ISBN: 3829060971   Date Published on 12/1/2001
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The Ultimate Wall Book Total Hits - 278  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (2)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Say goodbye to plain white walls! In this creative and inspiring guide, professional decorator Victoria Ellerton offers you a dazzling collection of design solutions for every room in the house. Rich in color and texture, her trademark techniques feature step-by-step instruction for decoupage, stenciling, fabric, tiles, and wallpaper. She also shows you how to create several paint effects and faux finishes, including malachite, marble, and more.
  • Clear, step-by-step instructions for more than 20 imaginative techniques
  • Practical tips on assessing your room and working with color and texture
  • Expert guidance on the basics of decorating, from equipment and preparation to measuring
  • An original collection of distinctive design solutions for every room of the house
ISBN: 0891349286   Date Published on 8/1/1998
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Small House, Big Style Total Hits - 1082  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (24)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Overview of decorating and remodeling, such as a 1930s cottage, a 1940s Cape Cod, a 1950s ranch, a 1960s split level, and more

Also offers advice for making the most of space when building a new home

How to enhance space—on a small or large scale—to create comfortable, stylish rooms that look and feel larger

Includes creative ways to find plenty of storage

Shows how to use outdoor areas for additional living space

Tips on arranging rooms, upgrading systems, working with building and design pros, and budgeting

ISBN: 0696217457   Date Published on 7/1/2003
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Junk Chic Total Hits - 938  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (21)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Elliott uses her own home as an example of what can be done with cheap finds, and the transformation is quite remarkable and innovative. . . . well-written directions . . . Recommended for public libraries . . . "—Library Journal.

"Elliott uses her Oregonian home as a showcase of basic principles of making something from nothing—or at least from something ordinarily thought unsalvageable . . . save-the-stuff stories abound, and instructions are easy . . . to follow . . . Her creations are wondrously whimsical and imaginative."—Booklist.

ISBN: 0806976799   Date Published on 3/28/2002
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The Weekend Crafter: Decorative Finishes: Easy & Elegant Effects for Home Accessories, Walls & FloorTotal Hits - 838  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (13)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Whether you want to freshen your bedroom walls or add copper leaf to a picture frame, you can do it in a weekend with these simple, attractive techniques and projects for adding decorative finishes. Everything’s easy to follow: the information on tools, materials, and supplies; instructions for the actual applications; and detailed photos that practically guide your paintbrush.
ISBN: 1579902588   Date Published on 8/28/2002
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Spectacular Walls Total Hits - 1016  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (12)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
With their eye-catching design and creative potential, textured and embellished walls have become the newest trend in home décor. Do-it-yourself decorators everywhere want to learn how to use the texturing techniques featured on such networks as HGTV -- and thanks to Spectacular Walls, now they can.

Readers will find:

-38 illustrated, step-by-step projects for walls

-A variety of techniques, including Venetian plaster looks, easy wall glazing and ideas drawn from cake decorating, to create effects ranging from subtle and refined to whimsical and colorful

-A wide array of suggested materials, from drywall mud to decorative papers to faux gems and pearls

With Spectacular Walls, readers can create exciting surfaces that would make anyone proud to be a wallflower!

ISBN: 1581807279   Date Published on 10/28/2005
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Wall to Wall : 100 Great Treatments for Vertical Surfaces Total Hits - 1797  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (12)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Walls provide endless opportunities for us to express our taste and personality, so it’s surprising how often we resort to painting them in solid colors or covering them with uninspired wallpaper. Now, acclaimed interior designer Linda Barker proves that walls can be much more than backdrops for artwork, neutral surfaces to blend with furniture, or mere room dividers. Whether your home is large or small, classic or contemporary, Barker provides the inspiration to transform your walls into beautiful, decorative pieces, with 100 wall treatments for a variety of looks and budgets, including:

• Novel approaches to traditional paint techniques, including bar-code stripes, stencils, and tattoos

• Wallpaper masks that create bold overlapping patterns for a dramatic effect

• Innovative treatments such as leather or suede paneling, seashell displays, and fabric coverings

• Stunning mosaics created in a few short hours with preconstructed stone sheets

• Inspirations for collages using personal items such as clothing and accessories that you can adapt to reflect your own personal flair

Whether you opt to add a modern twist to a classic treatment, or choose a more unconventional approach, Wall to Wall provides myriad possibilities for creating dramatic style. Linda Barker also helps you approach bare walls without inhibition with down-to-earth advice on basics such as lighting, the proper use of color to create moods, and the perfect textures to complement a room’s composition. Gorgeously illustrated with step-by-step photos and filled with Linda Barker’s characteristic charm and style, Wall to Wall is an invaluable resource for beginners and seasoned decorators alike.
ISBN: 0307236528   Date Published on 10/25/2005

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