Collins Home Guide - Painting Ideas (Collins Home Guides)

 
9780004130033: Collins Home Guide - Painting Ideas (Collins Home Guides)

Paint colour and paint techniques can transform the mood of a room. This guide aims to inspire readers to be more adventurous and to achieve special effects with paint, such as stencilling, sponging, colour washing, splattering and colour rubbing. Each project in the book is based on the decorative style of a different country, from the rich and vibrant colours of India to the cool, calm sophistication of the Orient. This round-the-world guide to interior decoration relies on the use of paint colour and employs only simple techniques. Photographic sequences show how to prepare surfaces, apply paint finishes and choose accessories. Creative decorating ideas are provided for different styles of room.

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Paint colour and paint techniques can totally transform the mood of a room. In showing how easy it is to create stunning paint finishes without using specialist materials, 'Painting Ideas' will inspire you to be more adventurous in your use of colour. Step-by-step photographs show how to prepare surfaces and apply paint to achieve a range of special effects.

Each project in the book is influenced by the decorative style of a different country, from the rich and vibrant colours of India to the cool, calm sophistication of the Orient. Packed with glorious colour photographs and clear step-by-steps, ' Painting Ideas ' is a great source of design inspiration, with all the practical know how to achieve brilliant results with paint.

Contents include:
• Preparing surfaces and applying paint finishes
• Stencilling, sponging and splattering
• Colour washing and colour rubbing
• Distressed finishes
• 'Trompe l'oeil' panelling

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