Color Recipes for Painted Furniture and More: 40 step-by-step projects to transform your home (Paperback)

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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.

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, cozy 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.

About the Author


Annie Sloan is one of the world’s most respected experts in the field of decorative painting. She runs highly successful workshops, and teaches in the US and Europe. Annie has written more than 20 books, including the best-selling Annie Sloan's Room Recipes for Style and Colour, Annie Sloan Paints Everything, Creating the French Look, Quick and Easy Paint Transformations, and Colour Recipes for Painted Furniture and More, all published by CICO Books. Annie lives in Oxford, UK.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781908862778
ISBN-10: 1908862777
Publisher: CICO Books
Publication Date: March 14th, 2013
Pages: 160
Language: English
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