Decorative Murals with Donna Dewberry

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F+W Media, Aug 15, 1999 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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With Donna Dewberry's help, even inexperienced do-it-yourself home decorators can turn any wall into a masterpiece! Donna has completed more than 1,200 custom decorative paint jobs for homes and businesses, perfecting a variety of surefire techniques along the way. In this book, she shares some of her favorite tricks and techniques for creating:
  • &break;trompe l'oeil murals
  • floral designs and leafy garlands
  • faux wood, marble and other finishes
  • popular theme designs, including gardens, animals and European scenes
  • and other grand ideas for painting foyers, doors, windows, kitchens, dining rooms, bathrooms, bedrooms ... practically every room in your home!
Just follow the illustrated, step-by-step directions for great, professional-looking results. The hardest part will be deciding which gorgeous effect you want to paint first. Donna helps there, too, offering expert advice on choosing the right effects and colors, along with answers to all your questions on surface preparation, tools, paints and more!

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Dewberry (Donna Dewberry's Complete Book of One-Stroke Painting) shows numerous interior projects she has painted. For each one, she gives a description of the techniques, colors, and materials used ... Read full review

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grand foyer
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stairs and hallways
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Donna Dewberry is the most successful decorative painter ever. She has done ten books for North Light since 1998. She is contracted through 2007 with PBS stations nationwide for her program One-Stroke Painting with Donna Dewberry and is also a biweekly presenter on the Home Shopping Network and America's Store. Her designs are licensed for home decor fabrics, wallpapers, quilts, embroidery, etc.

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