By Elise C. Kinkead
50 effortless ornamental furniture-painting projects.
Most ornamental portray books out there are orientated towards the crafter instead of the house adorning fanatic. This booklet is designed to entice the house development viewers in addition. The strategy for every venture isn't to create paintings on furnishings, yet to create ornamental furnishings for the house and doesn't require the inventive ability and daunting fabrics that extra craft-oriented furnishings portray suggestions require. whole, step by step images for fifty certain and straightforward ornamental paint recommendations, fake finishes, and floor gildings make this the main accomplished reference on hand for the DIY-inclined decorator. innovations are illustrated on a number sorts of universal furnishings together with chests, chairs, cabinets and tables in addition to unfinished furnishings, flea-market reveals and the cheap furnishings now offered in mass-market outlets, craft shops, and residential development facilities. With 50 unique concepts, this publication bargains anything for everyone. Painted furnishings can glance rustic or dependent, whimsical or refined. presents strategies to make new furnishings seem like a superb vintage, and methods to make well-used furnishings glance greater than new. All initiatives use instruments and paints as a rule on hand and bought in home-improvement shops in addition to gildings and fabrics offered in craft shops. there'll be an intensive fundamentals part approximately portray furnishings together with kinds of paint, portray instruments, getting ready the furnishings, and simple portray and marking.
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Crackles can be as large as in the example shown or as fine as the cracks in porcelain. You control the size of the crackle by the type of crackle product used and by varying the thickness of the overcoat paint. There are many crackle products; however, the best choice is crackle from a paint store rather than a craft store. The containers are larger and the medium is less expensive. Check the label to find out if you are purchasing a large- or small-crackle material. An overglaze of dark gel stain antiques the finish further.
For best results, print your images on matte-finish photo-grade computer printing paper. Refer to pages 7, 8, and 14 before beginning. 7 × 61 cm) • rubber roller • wallpaper cutting blade • metal straightedge or ruler 2 3 5 • satin oil-based varnish 1 Basecoat the project surface with the black paint. Trim the white borders from all images using the cutting blade and a metal straightedge or clear acrylic ruler. ” Size your images appropriately before printing. 2 Draw two diagonal lines with chalk to find the center intersection of the surface.
Allow the paint to dry. Repeat for each corner. Apply one thin coat of champagne over the sapphire, either brushing the color on using curved brush strokes with the sash brush or pouncing it on with cheesecloth to create texture. Allow the paint to dry; then remove the tape and paper. 6 Topcoat with one or two coats of varnish. 4 5 Creative Paint Effects PROVISION CPI 50 Ways to paint Furniture D1106-96 / 4269 TB 49 LS0528 pp 022-063_ 11/23/06 1:03 PM Page 50 STAMPING IS a wonderfully easy way to apply decorative motifs to a surface.