Decorating Furniture: Antique and Country Paint Projects by Sheila McGraw

Decorating Furniture: Antique and Country Paint Projects

by Sheila McGraw

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Antique Treatments aging by simple burnishing crackle for paint and varnish antiquing by stripping paint a serpia-stucco aging technique for an Italinate period piece Country Treatments freehand folk painting English country designs stenciling a Victorian floral pattern decorating with vines and leaves Paint how to paint backgrounds sponging basic block printing freehand embellishments stains all about paint and craft supplies and their properties "Also included: " a full section on making and repairing chair seats and cushions

Antique and Country Paint Projects is part of a four book series on "Decorating Furniture" based on Sheila McGraw's highly successful "Painting & Decorating Furniture" (pb: 1-55209-380-8) that has sold over 40,000 copies. "Booklist" called this volume "Quite probably the best general instruction on furniture decoration that exists."

With these four books as guides, anyone can decorate furniture like a professional. Each book contains complete, easy-to-follow instructions and hundreds of step-by-step color photographs. The extensive range of projects and techniques provides something for every taste. Other books in the series are "Decoupage, Paint and Fabric Projects" (pb: 1-55297-616-5); "Stencil, Paint and Block Print Projects" (pb: 1-55297-617-3); "Texture, Paint, Ornament and Mosaic Projects" (pb: 1-55297-618-1).

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Weight: 1.52 lbs

ISBN-10: 1552976157

ISBN-13: 9781552976159

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