Color Recipes for Painted Furniture and More: 40 Step-by-Step Projects to Transform Your Home

Color Recipes for Painted Furniture and More: 40 Step-by-Step Projects to Transform Your Home

by Annie Sloan
     
 

With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to transform everyday furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint. Annie Sloan is a paint legend and one of the world's most popular experts in the field of decorative painting. In "Color Recipes for Painted Furniture and More", Annie presents 40 new projects and ideas,

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With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to transform everyday furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint. Annie Sloan is a paint legend and one of the world's most popular experts in the field of decorative painting. In "Color Recipes for Painted Furniture and More", Annie presents 40 new projects and ideas, showing you the easy way to update tired furniture and transform your home. Working with her own range of chalk paints, Annie shows how to mix colors and how to achieve certain looks. Whether your taste is for colorful boho chic or restrained Swedish hues, cosy and comforting rustic shades, a modern and contemporary approach or an elegant French look, here you will find a project to suit you. Start off by mastering the simple art of colorwashing, and work your way up to transfer printing, gilding, stenciling and glazing. There are even instructions for dyeing fabric using paint. As well as painting furniture, the projects range from a staircase painted in a rainbow of colors to stenciled walls, transforming floors with a coat of paint to dyeing linen curtains and even painting a vintage chandelier. Throughout the book, Annie offers expert tips, techniques, shortcuts and guidance, showing you the easy way to create a stylish home.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781908862778
Publisher:
CICO Books
Publication date:
03/29/2013
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
75,262
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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