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New Faux Finishes

By H. John Johnson

  • Hardback
  • £P.O.R.

Whether you copy these finishes or develop your own using your new found knowledge, you¿ll be thrilled with the results that you get

Thankfully, the days of all white walls and monochromatic furnishings are over; the new trend in home design is all about colour, depth, and texture. Faux finishes deliver these qualities and more: they also add depth, drama, and a lifetime of beauty to your home. By using sponges, rags, feathers, paper, and burlap, as well as brushes and rollers on your walls and ceilings, you can simulate that appearance of bamboo cloth, antique mouldings, even formal wallpaper, while energising your interiors. From colour selection and preparing to paint mixing, application and cleanup, the author walks you through every step of the rolling, stippling, colour layering, and other remarkably simple ¿ and surprisingly fun ¿ decorative painting techniques that imbue your rooms with New Age elegance or Old World charm.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780806944616
  • Publication date: 13 Jun 2002
  • Page count: 128
  • Imprint: No Imprint
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