"Color Recipes for Painted Furniture and More" by Annie Sloan
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, cosy and comforting rustic shades, a modern and contemporary approach, or an elegant French look, here you will find a project to suit you. As well as painting furniture, the projects range from a staircase painted in a rainbow of colors to stencilled 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 and guidance, showing you the easy way to create a stylish home.
• A new collection of 40 step-by-step projects from Annie Sloan.
• Ideas range from painting tables and chairs, bedsteads and chests of drawers, to ceilings, floors and doors, learn how to paint, gild, wax, dye, stencil, and print.