Paint over Formica Cabinets? Sure – Faux Woodgrain!

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Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. This happens a lot.  You buy a home that someone else has personalized to suit their taste.  Problem is…it isn’t your taste.  So what do you do?  Paint it of […]

Indoor Painting Techniques – Painting Secrets Book Review

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot.   I know that some of you are “old pros” at painting, so you might feel like you want to skip this article.  But before you do…some of my painting […]

Kids Rooms – Creating a Fun and Safe Place for Children to Dream

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Do you have children?  Or grandchildren?  Or friends with children? Or maybe you know of a shelter that cares for children.  It can be hard to figure out what it is our kids really want.  The newest video game?  A bike?   Peanut butter and jelly or peanut butter and honey? One area that’s actually easier […]

Choosing What to Paint

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A lot of people write in before they start to paint to ask this question.  “What wall do I paint?” Sometimes it is just as hard to choose which walls to paint and what to paint on them as it is to learn the techniques! Recently we received this question – How to choose what […]

Painting over White Brick Fireplace

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Recently we’ve been asked by numerous newsletter subscribers about painting over their white brick fireplaces.  Figured if so many of you are doing this project it was time to get the steps out here for you!  Here’s a letter from Carol. “I have a white brick fireplace that always looks dirty. I would like to […]

How To Tips: Stop Paint from Bleeding through Painter’s Tape

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This must be one of the most frustrating aspects of painting.  Especially when you want to paint stripes and the lines have migrated under the tape.  So how do you stop paint from bleeding under painters tape?  A dear newsletter subscriber has written in to ask that very question: I have used blue painters tape […]

Painting Furniture: A Practical Guide to Hand Painted, Broken Colour and Faux Finishes for Furniture

Painting Furniture: A Practical Guide to Hand Painted, Broken Colour and Faux Finishes for Furniture An illustrated guide to ideas and techniques for painting furniture, this book shows how to combine painted pieces with decorated walls and fabrics to produce co-ordinated room schemes. Techniques covered include handpainted, broken colour and faux finishes. A history of […]

Decorative Painting & Faux Finishes

Decorative Painting & Faux Finishes Decorative Painting & Faux Finishes shows how to turn an ordinary room into a modern work of art. Paint is the hottest design trend today. Exciting color photographs display the ways to use the magic of paint to create drama, texture, detail, and illusion around the house whether doing-it-yourself of […]

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