The Ultimate Wall Book
Say goodbye to plain white walls! In this creative and inspiring guide, professional decorator Victoria Ellerton offers you a dazzling collection of design solutions for every room in the house. Rich in color and texture, her trademark techniques feature step-by-step instruction for decoupage, stenciling, fabric, tiles, and wallpaper. She also shows you how to create several paint effects and faux finishes, including malachite, marble, and more.
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Introduction Special Techniques
Assessing Your Walls Ragging Plastic bagging Sponging
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apply glaze badger brush bathroom bedroom blocks blue acrylic glaze bold border ceiling clean colour scheme colourwash corner cornice craft knife create dado rail dark decorative decoupage dining room door dragged edges fabric faux finish Finished effect fireplace flick foam roller frottage glaze was applied green matt emulsion/latex grey grouting inset kitchen light lines look malachite marble masking tape matt emulsion Measure and mark methylated spirits Michael Crockett moulding orange paint effects painted in white painted with white paper pattern pencil picture rail porphyry prepare the wall quick-drying/acrylic latex eggshell ragged rich rough plaster shades sion/latex sitting room skirting/base skirting/baseboard was painted soft soften sponge staple steel wool stencil design stiles stippling brush subtle tartan TECHNIQUES terracotta texture Tongue and groove tortoiseshell vertical vinyl silk/satin latex wall was painted wallpaper warm water-based white vinyl silk/satin whole wall wide stripes width wipe wooden woodgrained woodwork yellow matt