Stenciling allows you to put your artistic stamp on anything from an intimate gift to an entire room. Glorious Stenciling is a practical, step-by-step guide which teaches you how to achieve inspired results. Bitten by the stenciling bug more than a decade ago, Elaine Green is now an accomplished decorative painter and author. Her authoratative text, easyto-follow instructions, and fabulous photos gives you the essential techniques to creatively transform paper, wood, ceramics, textiles, furniture, and more.
Presents step-by-step instructions for decorating paper using various techniques such as stenciling, printing, and marbling; and demonstrates how to make special occasion cards and wrap gifts creatively.
Creative Designs for Bedrooms, Play Spaces, and Nurseries
Category: Children's rooms
20 easy, dynamic projects to decorate your childrens' rooms-from wall borders to furniture to entire room themes. Step-by-step instructions, gorgeous photos, and punch-out color stencils are provided for each project Helpful introduction contains information on materials, techniques, and how to get started. Designer tricks of the trade offer further techniques and inspiration. Creative project variations inspire ideas for hundreds of additional projects.
A must-have for anyone who loves to paint, The Ultimate Painting Book, Volume 2 packs over 50 projects in 128 pages. Whether its using faux finishes for a wall, jazzing up furniture, or painting on traditional canvas, this new volume provides step-by-step instructions that bring out the artist in everyone. Features expert advice on choosing the right tools and materials, plus plenty of tips for specialty techniques and painterly effects. Over 85 full-color photos illustrate chapters on Painting the Walls, Furniture Painting, Faux Finishes, Stenciling, Glass & Candle Painting, Tole Painting, Fine Art, Watercolor, Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting, and Genesis heat-set painting.
Knitted socks, a child's kaleidoscope, and an old-fashioned teddy bear make up just a few of the thirty craft projects offered in a Christmas craft collection that includes step-by-step directions, a variety of techniques, and lots of tips and shortcuts.
Celebrating the common colonial practice of wall stenciling in homes, this survey of a lost art features 150 images from a wide variety of houses that reveal a variety of stylistic influences, designs, regional styles, and more. (House & Home)
National architectural magazine now in its fifteenth year, covering period-inspired design 1700–1950. Commissioned photographs show real homes, inspired by the past but livable. Historical and interpretive rooms are included; new construction, additions, and new kitchens and baths take their place along with restoration work. A feature on furniture appears in every issue. Product coverage is extensive. Experts offer advice for homeowners and designers on finishing, decorating, and furnishing period homes of every era. A garden feature, essays, archival material, events and exhibitions, and book reviews round out the editorial. Many readers claim the beautiful advertising—all of it design-related, no “lifestyle” ads—is as important to them as the articles.
Filled with decorating ideas, gifts, and kitchen-tested recipes from the South, this book brings the best of Southern hospitality to the holiday season with instructions for the projects and recipes listed
Featured are dozens of different jar projects, all with simple illustrated instructions, include a variety of styles including paint, stencilling, fabric, faux glass stain, lighting, etching, decoupage, transfers.