Decorative Floors in a Weekend
This guide presents home decorators with an innovative collection of 15 projects for stylish and contemporary floor treatments. Using techniques such as decoupage, stenciling, crackling and distressing, decorators can achieve all kinds of creative projects, from bright floral-patterned floor coverings to dramatic Greek-inspired borders. Also includes techniques for decorating old tile, refurbishing wood floors, and laying a simple mosaic floor. Designed for today's busy do-it-yourselfers, this book offers: attractive, easy-to-complete home decorating projects; full-color, step-by-step instructions; bull; inexpensive materials lists; affordable pricing. Home decorators of all skill levels will delight in the inspiration this guide brings. It provides specialized instruction for planning, executing and completing every project in two days' time. Each project features a timeline, materials list, detailed instructions, and an inspirational, full-bleed image of the completed work. Best of all, crafters can easily tailor each project to suit their own room configurations and color schemes. Easy-to-copy templates included.
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acrylic eggshell paint acrylic floor paint acrylic floor sealer acrylic floor varnish allow to dry Apply a coat apply a second apply floor sealer areas Artist's acrylic paints base coat base color Beeswax cream bucket burnt umber chalk clean coats of acrylic color wash comb completely dry cotton duck crackle glaze cracks Craft knife cutouts damp cloth Day One Step Day Two Step Decoupage dries drum sander edges effect fast-drying fine-grit finish floor varnish Tools glue grain hardboard Hobby Lobby leopard marble mark matte latex paint oil-based varnish old floorboards paper pattern primer paint putty knife red squares sandpaper Seal knots second coat shapes sheets shellac Softening brush special tile paint squares stencil Step 11 Step 9 surface Tailor's chalk thin brush tile primer Toll free Tools and materials top coat tough acrylic floor Water-based Wax filler sticks weekend wipe wire brush wood stain woodgraining