The Paint Effects Bible
100 Recipes for Faux FinishesBook - 2012
A must for ambitious do-it-yourselfers who are looking for out-of-the- ordinary results. --Home and Gardens
The Paint Effects Bible --"highly recommended" by Library Journal and with sales of 48,000 in hardcover--has become a classic among home reference choices. Now in paperback, the book features 100 contemporary faux finishes packed into a compact, easy-to-use guide.
Each effect is described on a single spread with a large photograph of the finish plus step-by-step illustrations, an ingredients list, and detailed how-to instructions. The finishes are made with brushes, rollers, rags, sponges and waxes to create textured effects, traditional finishes, metallics, patterns and motifs.
The Paint Effects Bible includes:Guidance on how to decorate with paint finishes Basic color theory including choosing colors and combinations Basic techniques and helpful hints 100 original paint effects
With The Paint Effects Bible , decorators of all skill levels will find ample inspiration and the technical guidance needed to create the perfect finish for any room.