Better Homes and Gardens 150+ Quick and Easy Furniture Projects: Clever Makeovers in a a Weekend or Less Better Homes and Gardens Do It Yourself


Better Homes & Gardens - More than 150 fresh ideas for creating exciting new pieces in a weekend or less Featuring more than 150 innovative furniture flips and projects, this is a must-have guide for those looking to save money, live greener, and create unique pieces that showcase individual style. Even reluctant diyers will be inspired by the transformation of a tired 1970s highboy dresser into a functional bathroom unit, an old entertainment armoire into a central kitchen organizer, and a trio of mismatched chairs into a unique bench.

A helpful reference section provides information on sources and tools. Better homes and Gardens Books. All of the stunning projects can be made in no more than a weekend and with standard tools and skills, so projects are accessible for everyone. Because chapters are organized by room, readers can easily find perfect projects and ideas for every area of the house.

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Furniture Makeovers: Simple Techniques for Transforming Furniture with Paint, Stains, Paper, Stencils, and More


Chronicle Books - In addition to the core techniques, author and Knack Studios founder Barb Blair shares 30 beautiful before-and-after makeovers from her studio and outlines how to achieve each look. With helpful step-by-step photographs, and a lovely contemporary aesthetic, a visual glossary explaining all the tools and materials needed, Furniture Makeovers is a treasure trove of ideas and instruction for the home decorator.

Furniture makeovers shows how to transform tired furniture into stunning showpieces. Chronicle Books. You'll never look at a hand-me-down dresser the same way again! The book offers 26 easy-to-follow techniques that can be applied to all different types of pieces, dip dyeing, applying gold leaf, from bookshelves to desks: painting, wallpapering, distressing, and more.

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501 Decorating Ideas Under $100 Better Homes and Gardens Home


Better Homes & Gardens - Chronicle Books. 501 easy, inexpensive, affordable diy decorating projects for every room in your home Giving your home a facelift doesn't have to break the bank-or your back! This idea-packed book gives you step-by-step instructions for tackling small, and easily achievable decorating projects that will give your home a whole new look.

Isbn 470595469. Paperback. 501 decorating ideas under $100 gives you projects and inspiration for sprucing up every room of your home, and so much more! 501 easy projects that can be done in a day or less for under $100 Projects include an array of styles, from revamping store-bought curtains to making over a piece of furniture to creating an original work of art to hang on the wall, from funky to classic Step-by-step instructions show how to create a wide variety of projectsWhether you're looking to brighten a dark corner of an apartment or want a completely new look for an entire house, the 501 projects in this gorgeous book will inspire and guide you every step of the way.

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Rescue, Restore, Redecorate: Amy Howard's Guide to Refinishing Furniture and Accessories


Harry N. Abrams - Try your hand at unique painted and faux finishes, and experiment with gold leaf, distressing, and marvelous graining effects. Chronicle Books. Whether you dream of restoring an heirloom to its former beauty, or just want to modernize a flea market treasure, Amy Howard has the design and refinishing secrets you need.

Here are all the furniture finishing recipes, techniques, and tips that have made Howard’s beloved classes sold-out success stories, and made Howard herself the go-to guru of refinishing and “use what you have” redecorating. Paperback. Isbn 470595469. Along the way, you will learn a treasure trove of techniques, as Howard shares before-and-after makeovers from her studio and offers impeccable step-by-step instruction in all that is needed to achieve each look.

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Quick and Easy Paint Transformations: 50 step-by-step projects for walls, floors, stairs & furniture


CICO Books - There are step-by-step images showing how to achieve the finished look, before shots and inspirational photography showing the effects used on walls and doors, furniture and floors. Whatever the style of your interiors, Quick and Easy Paint Transformations will show you the best way to makeover your home.

Isbn 470595469. Chronicle Books. Paperback. Then, the 50 projects are divided into five sections: Aging and Distressing; Working with the Base; Working with Color; Handpainting; and Crackle, Gilding, and Decoupage. Cico. With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to create different paint finishes and effects to change everyday rooms and furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint.

Quick and Easy Paint Transformations: 50 step-by-step projects for walls, floors, stairs & furniture - With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to create different paint finishes and effects to change everyday rooms and furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint. The first section of the book tells you everything you need to know before you start – how to prepare surfaces properly, choose the right paint for the right place, and use the best tools.

Learn how to bring old second-hand furniture bang up to date, or how to give modern pieces a softly aged appearance, as well as ways to treat and transform floorboards, doors, and plastered walls.

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Better Homes and Gardens Flea Market Style: Fresh Ideas for Your Vintage Finds


Better Homes & Gardens - Paperback. You will learn how to seamlessly combine pieces into a cohesive space that truly reflects your style, Midcentury Modern, whether Cottage, Bohemian, or something else. Several diy projects explain how to create fun new pieces from flea market finds, such as wall frames from vintage hand mirrors.

Flea market style celebrates both the thrill of the hunt and the rewards of using and displaying every special find. The book also includes helpful information on how to display and use esoteric, fun, and one-of-a-kind collections. But knowing what to do with those pieces can be intimidating. Isbn 470595469.

Better Homes and Gardens Flea Market Style: Fresh Ideas for Your Vintage Finds - This innovative book shows homeowners how to use flea market treasures to transform a home. Cico. Bhg. Chronicle Books. The indispensible guide to scoring, and displaying Vintage Flea Market Finds Flea markets, Collecting, Using, Craigslist, and even a neighbor’s curb can yield vintage treasures that make a house sparkle.

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Color Recipes for Painted Furniture and More: 40 step-by-step projects to transform your home


CICO Books - Chronicle Books. Paperback. Bhg. Annie sloan is a paint legend and one of the world’s most popular experts in the field of decorative painting. With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to transform everyday furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint. With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to transform everyday furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint.

As well as painting furniture, the projects range from a staircase painted in a rainbow of colors to stenciled walls, transforming floors with a coat of paint to dyeing linen curtains and even painting a vintage chandelier. In color recipes for painted furniture and more, Annie presents 40 new projects and ideas, showing you the easy way to update tired furniture and transform your home.

Color Recipes for Painted Furniture and More: 40 step-by-step projects to transform your home - Whether your taste is for colorful boho chic or restrained Swedish hues, or an elegant French look, cozy and comforting rustic shades, a modern and contemporary approach, here you will find a project to suit you. Isbn 470595469. Start off by mastering the simple art of colorwashing, and work your way up to transfer printing, gilding, stenciling, and glazing.

Throughout the book, techniques, and guidance, Annie offers expert tips, shortcuts, showing you the easy way to create a stylish home. There are even instructions for dyeing fabric using paint.

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Upstyle Your Furniture: Techniques and Creative Inspiration to Style Your Home


B.E.S. Publishing - Cico books. Cico. Isbn 470595469. Chronicle Books. Paperback. Why spend a fortune on designer furniture when it's so easy to simply restyle old or inexpensive pieces? inside, readers will find everything they need to create a look that complements their unique personality and style, glass, including:An introduction to design basics, and embroidery; and much moreResources for supplies, a glossary of terms, printing, from tools and materials to understanding how to work with surfaces like wood, fabric, and metalDozens of tutorials for faux painting techniques; refinishing and distressing surfaces; embellishing upholstery with trims, great websites for extra advice, and lots of money- and time-saving tipsAn engaging feature of this book lies in its use of "case studies.

These brief profiles explore the challenges faced by non-professionals who tackled a project on their own and achieved great results. Owning one-of-a-kind, bespoke furniture is no longer a privilege of the wealthy or the realm of professional designers. More than 300 full color images throughout. Upstyle your furniture shows the rest of us how easy it is to create custom pieces of furniture with a bit of imagination and easy-to-find materials.

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Annie Sloan Paints Everything: Step-by-step projects for your entire home, from walls, floors, and furniture, to curtains, blinds, pillows, and shades


CICO Books - Decorative paint expert Annie Sloan shows how paint can transform any surface in your house. Decorative paint expert Annie Sloan shows how paint can transform any surface in your house. Paperback. Cico books. Cico books. Chronicle Books. Forty step-by-step projects will guide you through the methods for using paint in ways you never thought possible, with clear instructions accompanying each picture, and helpful tips along the way.

Discover three chapters, fabric and Other Surfaces, all packed full of inspiration and advice: Furniture and Lighting, and Walls and Floors. Learn about printing, stenciling, transferring images, and dyeing fabric, gilding, as well as all the secrets of making the most of Annie’s own Chalk Paint® range.

Annie Sloan Paints Everything: Step-by-step projects for your entire home, from walls, floors, and furniture, to curtains, blinds, pillows, and shades - Cico. As well as ways to transform walls and furniture, you’ll also learn wonderful techniques for painting floors, lighting, fabrics, and more. Isbn 470595469. Bhg. Find out, too, how to combine colors for different styles, and how to tap into your creativity by painting patterns freehand. In this, her most personal book yet, Annie Sloan opens up a world of possibilities when it comes to decorating your home.

No matter what your skill level, annie Sloan Paints Everything will enable you to make over your home so you have the naturally stylish, individual interior you’ve always wanted.

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Flea Market Fabulous: Designing Gorgeous Rooms with Vintage Treasures


Stewart, Tabori and Chang - Cico books. With illuminating before, during, and after photographs of her DIY projects and the room installations, Lara demystifies the decorating process and allows readers to envision endless possibilities for what they can do in their own homes. Chronicle Books. She identi­fies the design dilemma; comes up with a decorat­ing plan; makes a mood board for inspiration; compiles a shopping list; scours flea markets for furniture and accessories that fit the bill; restores, and reinvents the pieces she finds, giving them new life; and brings all the elements together in the gorgeous, repurposes, finished space.

Isbn 470595469. Stewart Tabori Chang. Cico. She takes readers through the step-by-step process of overcoming the challenges of the room, offering helpful tips and lessons along the way. Bhg. Paperback. Cico books. Focusing on nine different rooms including her own recently purchased Manhattan apartment, Lara Spencer shows readers that all it takes is planning, shopping know-how, and a little imagination to create beautiful and comfortable homes that reflect their personal style.

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Better Homes and Gardens Do It Yourself: DIY Ideas Better Homes and Gardens Home


Better Homes & Gardens - Projects and tips for every room for more than 75 years Better Homes and Gardens has been one of America's most trusted sources for information on home decorating. Cico books. The 200+ fun, approachable home improvement projects in this book give readers achievable, stylish, and affordable ways to transform their living spaces.

Projects cover every room of the home: kitchens, storage, and moreconcise step-by-step instructions are accompanied by full-color photos and/or illustrationsFor DIYers who aren't afraid to roll up their sleeves and try something new, such as tiling a backsplash, bathrooms, decorative accents, furniture, lighting, as well as outdoor living areasIncludes both "hard" projects, window treatments, and "soft" projects, hobby rooms, living rooms, bedrooms, dining rooms, and storage spaces, like embellishing a pillow or making over a piece of furnitureChapters focus on walls and floors, home offices, DIY Ideas provides all the inspiration and instruction needed to create the home of their dreams.

Better Homes and Gardens Do It Yourself: DIY Ideas Better Homes and Gardens Home - Paperback. Cico. Projects run the gamut from quick and easy ideas that can be completed in an hour or two to more involved and time-consuming improvements, but all can be accomplished in a weekend or less. Chronicle Books. Isbn 470595469. Bhg. With refreshing ideas, and beautiful photographs, clear directions, this book will inspire DIY enthusiasts of all skill levels to spruce up their spaces—in a weekend or less.

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