Recipes and Ideas: Windows: Simple Solutions for the Home

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Chronicle Books, Mar 1, 2000 - Crafts & Hobbies - 104 pages
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Window pose both a challenge and an opportunityhow they are covered can change a room dramatically. Explore the myriad ways of dressing your windows using fabrics, screens, and a variety of contemporary decorating techniques. Adding curtains, drapes, or shutters, decorating the frame, sill, or even the windowpane are just a few of the ways you can alter or enhance the look and mood of any room. With numerous inspirational and practical ideas as well as 20 detailed design projects, Recipes & Ideas: Windows will show you how to do it yourself and achieve beautiful, professional results.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION 10 Tie Snape
10
Cieating tha Atmosphaie
15
RECIPES AND IDEAS
20
Blacking
23
Filtenng tha Lignt
38
Scieening tha Vlew
58
Decoiative Effects
70
PRACTICALITIES
78
Making Curfalns Diapenes and Sriades
80
Hanging Curfalns Diapenes and Sriades
88
Suppliers
100
Index
102
Acknowledgments
104
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Lynne Robinson studied at Loughborough and St. Martin's Schools of Art. Richard and Lynne now live in France and work in partnership on a broad range of projects, including advertising and publishing endeavors; their previous book, Stenciling; and a variet

Richard Lowther studied fine art and went on to teach at Farnham, Epsom, and Chelsea Schools of Art. His work has been widely exhibited and is included in public and private collections in the US, France, and England.

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