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!
Date Published 10/28/2005
Rated By: Midwest Book Review
From: Oregon, WI
Comments: By adding texture and embellishments to walls you can have spectacular results By adding texture and embellishments to walls you can have spectacular results both original and tasteful as well as artistic - and you needn't be a painter to achieve this. Spectacular Walls: Creative Effects Using Texture, Embellishment And Paint shows how, using a step- by-step visual approach and covering everything from materials and supplies to have on hand to tips on using paint, coating, drawing and preparations. Oversized pages and many color photos make for a winning display.
Rated By: Leslie M. Labell
From: Mid West
Comments: I'm inspired! Thank you for inspiring me to start faux finishing! With your detailed instructions, colorful large photos, and list of items to buy, you make it very easy. Your ideas are fresh and fun! I am really enjoying your book - I would recommend it to everyone who is looking for something with extra pizazz! Not the same old colors and techniques.