By Elise C. Kinkead
50 effortless ornamental furniture-painting projects.
Most ornamental portray books out there are orientated towards the crafter instead of the house adorning fanatic. This booklet is designed to entice the house development viewers to boot. The method for every venture isn't really to create artwork on furnishings, yet to create ornamental furnishings for the house and doesn't require the creative ability and daunting fabrics that extra craft-oriented furnishings portray innovations require. whole, step by step images for fifty precise and simple ornamental paint options, pretend finishes, and floor gildings make this the main finished reference to be had for the DIY-inclined decorator. options are illustrated on more than a few kinds of universal furnishings together with chests, chairs, cabinets and tables in addition to unfinished furnishings, flea-market reveals and the cheap furnishings now bought in mass-market shops, craft shops, and residential development facilities. With 50 distinctive concepts, this e-book deals whatever for everyone. Painted furnishings can glance rustic or stylish, whimsical or subtle. presents suggestions to make new furnishings seem like a wonderful vintage, and strategies to make well-used furnishings glance higher than new. All tasks use instruments and paints generally on hand and bought in home-improvement shops in addition to elaborations and fabrics offered in craft shops. there'll be an intensive fundamentals part approximately portray furnishings together with sorts of paint, portray instruments, getting ready the furnishings, and simple portray and marking.
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If the glaze dries and cannot be removed with water, try using denatured alcohol. It removes the glaze from most objects. 5 Topcoat with one or two coats of varnish. qxd 12/5/06 5:48 PM Page 54 THIS FUN PAINT turns any surface into a magnet. It’s great for kids’ rooms, even though it only comes in a dark charcoal gray color—simply paint over it using any finish technique you like. The Mottled finish (page 23) was used on the project shown. The magnets will still stick. Of course, if you are using a light colored paint, you may want to apply a primer over the magnetic paint.
Place blue painter’s tape along the bottom of the path. Find the middle of the path and mark the midpoint on the painter’s tape. Tip: Place a perpendicular piece of tape at the midpoint as a large visual aid. 2 Write out your saying in block letters on a piece of paper. Count the number of spaces between, and number of letters in, each word. Divide the total by two. To find the center, count, starting at the first letter, to that number. You will position the first half of your saying to left of the center mark.
Allow the surface to dry for two or three days. Tip: If your proportions of any paint seem off, simply add more of the other colors until you have a pleasing balance. Just be careful that the paints don’t get blended together. 5 Topcoat with one or two coats of varnish. 3 Creative Paint Effects PROVISION CPI 50 Ways to paint Furniture D1106-96 / 4269 TB 61 LS0528 pp 022-063_ 11/27/06 7:44 AM Page 62 SQUEEGEE COMBING is an interesting, fun, and versatile finish that adds movement and interest to large flat surfaces.
50 Ways to Paint Furniture: The Easy, Step-by-Step Way to Decorator Looks by Elise C. Kinkead