Better Homes and Gardens Biggest Book of Decorative Painting
Meredith Books, 2006 - House & Home - 319 pages
The most comprehensive and up-to-date compilation of decorative painting information to hit the market.Illustrated step-by-step format will inspire, motivate, and guide readers confidently through a variety of painting projects.Detailed instructions show how-to techniques for decorative painting on walls, floors, and furnishings.Filled with exciting new effects, techniques, and materials that will help readers turn an ordinary room into something extraordinary.
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