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Decorative Painting Techniques For Walls, Floors, Ceilings & Furniture

150 Ways to Paint offers concise illustrated instructions on the most employed painting techniques for the most important parts of the home: walls, floors, ceilings, and furniture. These are the techniques that create instant impact. There is the well-known sponge painting, color washing, wood graining, and age distressing amongst other faux styles—all of which are simple to learn using this book. These techniques are essential for any faux painter that hopes to graduate to more complex, involved paint designs for spectacular home décor.

Paperback: 368 pages

Publisher: Cool Springs Press (March 1, 2009)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1589234537

ISBN-13: 978-1589234536

Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 0.9 x 10.8 inches

Shipping Weight: 3.2 pounds

Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Best Sellers Rank: #1,749,013 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #84 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Home Improvement & Design > Decorating & Design > Floors #329 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Home Improvement & Design > Decorating & Design > Painting & Wallpapering #1935 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Home Improvement & Design > How-to & Home Improvements > Do-It-Yourself

This book provided clear, concise instructions for many painting techniques that can easily be followed to decorate your home. Through the use of these techniques you can create the illusion of higher ceilings, leather treatments, stone, tin ceiling, or just a well painted room. Best of all, you don't have to be a master craftsman to use the techniques in this book. It includes many clear illustration.

Decorative Painting Techniques for Walls, Floors, Ceilings & Furniture is a great book because it gives simple stepwise directions for doing all sorts of painting on walls, floors, etc. I got some really good ideas to use on my floors. I'm glad I own this book for future reference. Do-it-yourselfers will love it.

I just saw this book at B&N with the same content--but yes, they've changed the cover. It contains a lot of exciting, inspiring techniques with comprehensive step-by-step instruction.

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