Antique and Country Paint ProjectsBook - 2002
Country Treatments freehand folk painting English country designs stenciling a Victorian floral pattern decorating with vines and leaves
Paint how to paint backgrounds sponging basic block printing freehand embellishments stains all about paint and craft supplies and their properties
Also included: a full section on making and repairing chair seats and cushions
Antique and Country Paint 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 Découpage, Paint and Fabric Projects (pb: 1-55297-616-5); Stencil, Paint and Block Print Projects (pb: 1-55297-617-3); Texture, Paint, Ornament and Mosaic Projects (pb: 1-55297-618-1).