Making Rustic Originals: Turning Furniture Finds into Folk Art

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Flea market addicts and garage sale junkies will devour this collection of rustic creations. Rustic Originals is chock full of ideas and techniques for turning the ordinary furniture find into the extraordinary. Find an old iron? Turn it into a funky lamp, complete with woven twig shade. Are your kitchen chairs losing their luster? Transform them into "antiqued" gems. A variety of rustic projects are included for household items of all kinds, for every room in the house, complete with revamping instructions, including basic methods for working with twigs, bark, and vines, and faux- finishing techniques, for creating the rustic/camp look.

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To accompany Rachel Carley's Cabin Fever: Rustic Styles Comes Home (LJ 1/99) and Ralph Kylloe's Rustic Style (LJ 1/99), here is a how-to book full of projects that enable readers to create this style themselves. Ruoff describes a variety of projects that transform inexpensive silverware, furniture, frames, lamps, and the like into rustic-style decorative pieces. The techniques used range from sewing to furniture-making, with well-written instructions that would have been better had more illustrations been provided. A good addition where this style is popular.
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