Furniture Makeovers shows how to transform tired furniture into stunning showpieces. You'll never look at a hand-me-down dresser the same way again! The book offers 26 easy-to-follow techniques that can be applied to all different types of pieces, from bookshelves to desks: painting, applying gold leaf, wallpapering, distressing, dip dyeing, and more. In addition to the core techniques, author and Knack Studios founder Barb Blair shares 30 beautiful before-and-after makeovers from her studio and outlines how to achieve each look. With helpful step-by-step photographs, a visual glossary explaining all the tools and materials needed, and a lovely contemporary aesthetic, Furniture Makeovers is a treasure trove of ideas and instruction for the home decorator.Sand and prepare the furniture piece, and make sure it is clean and clear of all dust before starting to spray paint (see page 36). ... Using the FrogTape, tape off all areas where you do not want overspray. ... Some spray paints dry in as little as 10 to 12 minutes, so it will not be long before you can apply more coats. once you anbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Chronicle Books - 2013-04-09|