Decorative paint expert Annie Sloan shows how paint can transform any surface in your house. Decorative paint expert Annie Sloan shows how paint can transform any surface in your house. Learn about printing, stenciling, gilding, and dyeing fabric, transferring images, as well as all the secrets of making the most of Annie’s own Chalk Paint® range.
Cico books. Find out, how to combine colors for different styles, too, and how to tap into your creativity by painting patterns freehand. Discover three chapters, all packed full of inspiration and advice: Furniture and Lighting, Fabric and Other Surfaces, and Walls and Floors. Forty step-by-step projects will guide you through the methods for using paint in ways you never thought possible, with clear instructions accompanying each picture, and helpful tips along the way.
As well as ways to transform walls and furniture, lighting, fabrics, you’ll also learn wonderful techniques for painting floors, and more. In this, her most personal book yet, Annie Sloan opens up a world of possibilities when it comes to decorating your home. No matter what your skill level, annie Sloan Paints Everything will enable you to make over your home so you have the naturally stylish, individual interior you’ve always wanted.
Color Recipes for Painted Furniture and More: 40 step-by-step projects to transform your home
Working with her own range of chalk paints, Annie shows how to mix colors and how to achieve certain looks. In color recipes for painted furniture and more, Annie presents 40 new projects and ideas, showing you the easy way to update tired furniture and transform your home. As well as painting furniture, the projects range from a staircase painted in a rainbow of colors to stenciled walls, transforming floors with a coat of paint to dyeing linen curtains and even painting a vintage chandelier.
Cico books. There are even instructions for dyeing fabric using paint. Start off by mastering the simple art of colorwashing, and work your way up to transfer printing, stenciling, gilding, and glazing. Throughout the book, and guidance, techniques, Annie offers expert tips, shortcuts, showing you the easy way to create a stylish home.
Whether your taste is for colorful boho chic or restrained Swedish hues, cozy and comforting rustic shades, a modern and contemporary approach, or an elegant French look, here you will find a project to suit you. With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to transform everyday furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint.
With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to transform everyday furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint. Annie sloan is a paint legend and one of the world’s most popular experts in the field of decorative painting.
Quick and Easy Paint Transformations: 50 step-by-step projects for walls, floors, stairs & furniture
Learn how to bring old second-hand furniture bang up to date, doors, as well as ways to treat and transform floorboards, or how to give modern pieces a softly aged appearance, and plastered walls. There are step-by-step images showing how to achieve the finished look, before shots and inspirational photography showing the effects used on walls and doors, furniture and floors.
The first section of the book tells you everything you need to know before you start – how to prepare surfaces properly, choose the right paint for the right place, and use the best tools. Then, the 50 projects are divided into five sections: Aging and Distressing; Working with the Base; Working with Color; Handpainting; and Crackle, Gilding, and Decoupage.
Whatever the style of your interiors, Quick and Easy Paint Transformations will show you the best way to makeover your home. Cico books. With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to create different paint finishes and effects to change everyday rooms and furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint.
With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to create different paint finishes and effects to change everyday rooms and furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint. Cico.
Annie Sloan's Chalk Paint Workbook: A practical guide to mixing paint and making style choices
Cico. Annie sloan’s chalk paint workbook is part sketch book, part practical guide to working with the different key styles that Annie and co-author and son, Felix Sloan wrote about in their book 'Room Recipes for Style and Colour'. Room recipes had step-by-step guides and plenty of how-tos – with the Chalk Paint Workbook it’s over to you.
. There are also handy pockets for storing magazine clippings and fabric swatches. Cico books. Use it like you’d use a sketch book or scrap book and experiment with your style. The chalk paint workbook is grouped into sections, with space for you to jot down your thoughts and play with different shapes, colours and patterns.
Creating the French Look: Inspirational Ideas and 25 Step-By-Step Projects
Cico. As well as describing each overall style, and, aided by 25 clearly explained step-by-step projects, focusing on colours and fabrics, Annie Sloan emphasizes the details and accents required by each one, shows how to achieve it. Whatever interior you desire, this book will guide your choices from the grand statement of the painted armoire to the finishing touch of a little posy of lavender.
Creating the french look is divided into four styles: ‘chateau’, ‘provençal’ and ‘Parisian’, and each “look” is applied to living rooms, dining rooms, kitchens, ‘Country’, bedrooms and bathrooms plus outdoor living spaces. The french interior evokes a way of life to aspire to, above all, with its good food, unhurried pace and, its past for which many people feel nostalgia.
Developed over hundreds of years, from the cultivated grandeur of the chateau to the simplicity of rural living, the French look reflects all tastes, and can be adapted to every home. Cico books. Among other things, she explains how to paint and distress furniture, and describes how to cover an armoire door with embroidered voile.
Annie Sloan's Room Recipes for Style and Color
She examines nine popular styles: french elegance, Coastal Style, Boho Chic, Modern Retro, Rustic Country, Neoclassical, Traditional Swedish, Vintage Floral, and Warehouse Style. With stunning photography and packed with practical advice, this will soon become your interior style bible. Annie explains how to achieve your chosen style by creating moodboards and analyzing key factors, display, such as scale, focus, and layout.
Cico. Find the right interiors recipe for your ideal home with Annie Sloan. World renowned paint effects guru and color expert Annie Sloan considers what makes a successful interior. Discover, of course, using storytelling with pictures and collected treasures, too, style fusions combining your favorite styles, the key techniques you'll need to recreate these styles in your own home: color theory Why do some colors work so well together? Why can the same color look dramatically different in different rooms?, and, paint techniques.
Cico books. Style and color lie at the heart of the matter, but both can be stumbling blocks for the amateur decorator. Cico.
Chalk Painting 101: Upcycle Furniture and Home Decor in 10 Easy Steps
Cico. Her expert tips will make you want to pick up a brush and start painting! Cico books. In chalk painting 101, art teacher and chalk paint artist, Robyn Clemens, shares 10 simple steps to transform your home with one-of-a-kind chalk painted pieces. Cico. She offers easy-to-follow techniques that can be applied to any of your furniture or home décor projects.
Robyn demystifies the chalk painting process as only an art teacher can, with step-by-step instructions and inspiring before and after pictures.
The Complete Book of Painting Techniques for the Home
Provides instructions for such decorative finishing techniques as ragging, frottage, colorwashing, marbling, stippling, and sponging Cico books. Cico. Cico. Used book in Good Condition.
Annie Sloan Decorative Stenciling and Stamping: A Practical Guide
Cico. Used book in Good Condition. All the techniques are demonstrated on a wide variety of surfaces: from fireplaces, and storage chests, cupboards, flowerpots, to smaller items such as candleholders, and more. Cico books. You'll also find tips on the best ways to make repeatable patterns and how to create reverse stencils.
The author shares the secrets of crafting decorative stamps simply and inexpensively by using everyday objects you can find at home. She shows how to use paper cups to make semicircles and corrugated cardboard for stripes. You'll learn how to cut designs into sponges, potatoes, and polystyrene to produce your own personal stamp.
Every project in decorative stenciling & stamping includes a list of the tools and materials you'll need, easy-to-understand step-by-step instructions, and practical tips on what to do if anything should go wrong. Decorative stenciling & Stamping teaches you how to cut pre-designed stencils and how to design your own.
Cico. It shows how you can use brushes, sponges, and rollers to impart a variety of finishes and textures. Used book in Good Condition.
Rescue, Restore, Redecorate: Amy Howard's Guide to Refinishing Furniture and Accessories
Used book in Good Condition. Here are all the furniture finishing recipes, and tips that have made Howard’s beloved classes sold-out success stories, techniques, and made Howard herself the go-to guru of refinishing and “use what you have” redecorating. Cico. Along the way, you will learn a treasure trove of techniques, as Howard shares before-and-after makeovers from her studio and offers impeccable step-by-step instruction in all that is needed to achieve each look.
Cico books. Whether you dream of restoring an heirloom to its former beauty, or just want to modernize a flea market treasure, Amy Howard has the design and refinishing secrets you need. Used book in Good Condition. Cico. Try your hand at unique painted and faux finishes, distressing, and experiment with gold leaf, and marvelous graining effects.
Annie Sloan Decorative Decoupage: A Practical Guide
Provides detailed instructions on every stage of de+a7coupage, from cutting pieces and positioning them, to gluing and finishing, and offers more advanced techniques on enhancing basic designs and creating pieces from scratch. Used book in Good Condition. Cico. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
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