Simply Creative Faux Finishes with Gary Lord

Simply Creative Faux Finishes with Gary Lord

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Sophisticated Home Decor Made Easy Nothing can transform a room quite like paint! In this groundbreaking guide, professional decorative painter Gary Lord presents 30 brand-new finishes for your walls, floors, ceilings and furniture. Designed by Gary and 23 of the top names in the industry, these cutting-edge finishes bring style, sophistication and value to every part of your home. Each project shows you step by step how to use the newest tools and painting products on the market to achieve elegant, updated home dAccor without the expense of hiring a professional. Everything you need to do-it-yourself successfully is included, such as: Complete lists of tools and materials Large, full-color step-by-step photos Tips from the pros that help you customize your project and avoid mistakes Detailed instructions for room and surface preparation Inspiring photos of completed projects in actual homes Whether you're a seasoned home decorator or a novice faux finisher, with this guide you'll have the inspiration and knowledge it takes to create a truly unique and beautiful home. Best of all, the designers featured here keep you ahead of the curve with their up-to-the-minute styles and techniques. From floors and walls to ceilings and beyond, make your home the best it can be. Please note that the digital version of this book does not include the bonus DVD.30 Cutting Edge Techniques for Walls, Floors and Ceilings Gary Lord ... Stain, applying, 72-73 and removing, 97 to wood, 108, 109 Stencils acetate, cutting, 109 allover design, 42-45 avoiding bleed-through, 95 for collage, 141 designing pattern ... 18-21 Transition areas a€œwalkinga€ into, 65 Trowel stainless steel, 20 using one side, 100 Troweling, 31-32, 39-41, 52, ... 76 Guidelines, measuring and drawing, 35, 95 Lap lines, blending, 55, 56 Layering, 22-25 Level to create guidelines, 35, anbsp;...

Title:Simply Creative Faux Finishes with Gary Lord
Author:Gary Lord
Publisher:North Light Books - 2010-04-08


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