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Decorating Furniture Decoupage Paint and Fabric Projects

McGraw, Sheila

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ISBN 10: 1552976165 / ISBN 13: 9781552976166
Published by Firefly Books, Buffalo NY, 2002
Used Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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"If you love the color, texture and pattern that paint, paper and fabric bring to a room, you'll be inspired by new ways to incorporate these elements into your furniture." 125 pages. Shipping may be extra for foreign or priority shipping; please inquire. Size: 9 x 11 ". Bookseller Inventory # 26252

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Title: Decorating Furniture Decoupage Paint and ...

Publisher: Firefly Books, Buffalo NY

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Near Fine

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Découpage, Paint and Fabric Projects contains complete, easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photographs to guide you. The book features:

  • materials, applications and protective coatings
  • posters for dramatic flair
  • dried leaves for a natural look
  • creative ideas for using wrapping paper, calendar pictures, postage stamps
  • combining paint with découpage and fabric treatments
  • creating textured backgrounds
  • staining
  • freehand painting
  • all about paint and craft supplies and their properties
  • using fabric for découpage treatments
  • fully cladding furniture in fabric
  • halter-backs for chairs
  • a curtain for a wardrobe door
  • all about adhesives and protective coatings
    Also included: a full section on making and repairing chair seats and cushions

Découpage, Paint and Fabric Projects is part of a four book series on Decorating Furniture based on Sheila McGraw's highly successful Painting & Decorating Furniture (pb: 1-55209-380-8) that has sold over 40,000 copies. Booklist called this volume "Quite probably the best general instruction on furniture decoration that exists."

With these four books as guides, anyone can decorate furniture like a professional. Each book contains complete, easy-to-follow instructions and hundreds of step-by-step color photographs. The extensive range of projects and techniques provides something for every taste. Other books in the series are Antique and Country Paint Projects (pb: 1-55297-615-7); Stencil, Paint and Block Print Projects (pb: 1-55297-617-3); Texture, Paint, Ornament and Mosaic Projects (pb: 1-55297-618-1).

About the Author:

The most original and imaginative ideas are made easy with these masterly guides to decorating furniture. Sheila McGraw, an illustrator and designer, is an avid home sewer, decorator and painter. She has written six craft books, including Papier-Mache for Kids, a best-seller that won the prestigious Benjamin Franklin Award, and illustrated Robert Munsch's international best-seller Love You Forever. She lives near Toronto.

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