50 Ways to Paint Furniture: The Easy, Step-by-Step Way to by Elise C. Kinkead

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 procedure for every venture isn't really 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 strategies require. whole, step by step images for fifty specific and simple ornamental paint ideas, pretend finishes, and floor elaborations make this the main entire reference to be had for the DIY-inclined decorator. recommendations are illustrated on more than a few different types of universal furnishings together with chests, chairs, cabinets and tables in addition to unfinished furnishings, flea-market unearths and the cheap furnishings now offered in mass-market shops, craft shops, and residential development facilities. With 50 specific thoughts, this ebook deals anything for everyone. Painted furnishings can glance rustic or stylish, whimsical or subtle. offers options to make new furnishings appear like a wonderful old, and methods to make well-used furnishings glance greater than new. All tasks use instruments and paints usually on hand and offered in home-improvement shops in addition to gildings and fabrics bought in craft shops. there'll be an in depth fundamentals part approximately portray furnishings together with varieties of paint, portray instruments, getting ready the furnishings, and easy portray and marking.

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5 Thin the oil-based paint to skim milk consistency with mineral spirits, and apply using the oil paintbrush. Allow the paint to dry only until it takes on a matte look (usually 10 to 20 minutes). Do not allow it to dry completely. With a piece of cheesecloth slightly dampened with mineral spirits, remove the oil-based paint from the surface, leaving paint in the recessed areas. 6 Topcoat with one or two coats of varnish. 2 3 5 Creative Paint Effects PROVISION CPI 50 Ways to paint Furniture D1106-96 / 4269 TB 31 LS0528 pp 022-063_ 11/22/06 8:40 PM Page 32 WONDERING WHAT TO DO with the many photographs stored in your computer?

You will not be able to re-create a drawn design exactly, so just let it happen. 2 cm) • measuring container, four-cup • eggshell latex paint, white • cheesecloth, 90-weight 2 1 Glue objects no thicker than 1⁄ 4" (6 mm) on the project surface with white glue. For objects that may not adhere with white glue, use Crazy Glue® or a two-part epoxy product. 2 Use the container to measure exactly onepart white glue to nine-parts joint compound (the glue adds durability). Mix well. Apply the compound smoothly (it’s hard to sand), to a depth of 3 ⁄ 8" (9 cm) or less, over the entire surfce.

This finish is not decoupage, but a modern application of paper to a piece of furniture. Whether following a theme or choosing random much-loved photos, your work is sure to be a conversation piece. A computer, a basic photo-editing program, and a printer allow flexibility, as you can manipulate the size and color of the images, but photocopies can be used as long as they are produced on matte-finish photo-grade paper. Photocopying allows you to change color into black and white, and 5 32 Photo Montage alter the size of the image to fit the surface as well.

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