Texture, Paint, Ornament And Mosaic ProjectsBook - 2002
Texture, Paint, Ornament and Mosaic Projects contains complete, easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photographs to guide you. The book features:Texture stucco effects make decorative moldings with caulking artist's gels all the products and applications clearly explained
Paint textural effects with paint -- dragging, smooshing, sponging marble and granite effects working with metallics, leafing and patina all about paint and craft supplies and their properties
Ornament and Mosaic unusual accents including baskets, silverware, beads and buttons leaves and vines for a rustic look copper cutouts three exciting mosaic tabletops
Also included: a full section on making and repairing chair seats and cushions
Texture, Paint, Ornament and Mosaic Projects is part of a four book series on Decorating Furniture based on Sheila McGraw's highly successful Painting & Decorating Furniture (pb: 1-55209-380-8) that has sold over 40,000 copies. Booklist called this volume "Quite probably the best general instruction on furniture decoration that exists."
With these four books as guides, anyone can decorate furniture like a professional. Each book contains complete, easy-to-follow instructions and hundreds of step-by-step color photographs. The extensive range of projects and techniques provides something for every taste. Other books in the series are Antique and Country Paint Projects (pb: 1-55297-615-7); Découpage, Paint and Fabric Projects (pb: 1-55297-616-5); Stencil, Paint and Block Print Projects (pb: 1-55297-617-3).