Decorative Floors in a Weekend

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Betterway Books, 2002 - Architecture - 80 pages
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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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Contents

Introduction
6
Compass in matte latex
22
Marble tile effect
36
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About the author (2002)

Cumming is an interior decorator who specializes in decorative painting. She has run her own successful business in the United Kingdom and elsewhere for the past 10 years. A regular contributor to various lifestyle magazines, Catherine has written two previous books: Decorative Floors and Makeover Kitchens. She is concerned with the healing qualities of color and its practical application in the home, extolling the virtues of decorative healing.

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