Color Recipes for Painted Furniture and More: 40 step-by-step projects to transform your home

September 12, 2019 - Comment

With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to transform everyday furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint.With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to transform everyday furniture into something special, all

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With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to transform everyday furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint.

With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to transform everyday furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint.

Annie Sloan is a paint legend and one of the world’s most popular experts in the field of decorative painting. In Color Recipes for Painted Furniture and more, Annie presents 40 new projects and ideas, showing you the easy way to update tired furniture and transform your home. Working with her own range of chalk paints, Annie shows how to mix colors and how to achieve certain looks. Whether your taste is for colorful boho chic or restrained Swedish hues, cozy and comforting rustic shades, a modern and contemporary approach, or an elegant French look, here you will find a project to suit you. Start off by mastering the simple art of colorwashing, and work your way up to transfer printing, gilding, stenciling, and glazing. There are even instructions for dyeing fabric using paint. As well as painting furniture, the projects range from a staircase painted in a rainbow of colors to stenciled walls, transforming floors with a coat of paint to dyeing linen curtains and even painting a vintage chandelier. Throughout the book, Annie offers expert tips, techniques, shortcuts, and guidance, showing you the easy way to create a stylish home.

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Anonymous says:

Really fun ideas Fun book that makes somewhat complex approaches seem really possible, but not enough projects in the book for the price, especially since so much project info is available online. That said, I do really like her repeated approach of saying she tried something, didn’t like it, so tried something else until she got what she liked. That liberating idea alone (to keep working the materials–the paints, basically) might actually be worth the price of the book. The images are gorgeous and definitely…

Anonymous says:

Colour Recipes for Painted Furniture and More by Annie Sloan Annie Sloan is the best for painting techniques and colors and Colour Recipes for Painted Furniture and More does not disappoint. I was especially intrigued with her color mixing. I have long painted old furniture and have not yet found better ideas and techniques than Annie Sloan offers and this book provides many new ideas using her chalk paints.

Anonymous says:

Should have passed on this one. Nothing unique or particularly helpful, which you can’t find for free on Google or Pinterest. Pretty pictures, but not enough examples or ideas, even if you’re new to using chalk paint.

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