What can make a $3 flea market chair look like a $300 boutique piece? Just a little paint and the most basic techniques. In these beautiful pages, crafters will discover the key to transforming old and cast-off furniture into fantastic and fanciful works of art. A range of designs are on display, from rustic to refined, simple to sophisticated. Select from decorative painting, decoupage, crackling, distressing, sponging, staining, stamping, and stenciling, and follow the detailed instructions, photos, and patterns to success. Decorate a cabinet in charming country chic with a rooster and a trompe laoeil napkin peeking over the drawer. Go retro with a50s-style kitchen chairs. Or make a Rose Armoire, Baby Memories Photo Screen, and many other one-of-a-kind showpieces.Prepare 1 . Remove hinges and set aside. 2. Sand screen to remove old finish. Remove dust with tack cloth. 3. Make color photocopies or digital prints on copy paper of baby pictures, enlarging or reducing them to fit the screen panels.
|Title||:||Flea Market Furniture Makeovers|
|Publisher||:||Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. - 2004|