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.
Annie Sloan is a paint legend and one of the world’s most popular experts in the field of decorative painting. 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. Working with her own range of chalk paints, Annie shows how to mix colors and
how to achieve certain looks. Whether your taste is for colorful boho chic or restrained Swedish hues, cozy and
comforting rustic shades, a modern and contemporary approach, or an elegant French look, here you will find a project to
suit you. Start off by mastering the simple art of colorwashing, and work your way up to transfer printing, gilding,
stenciling, and glazing. There are even instructions for dyeing fabric using 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. Throughout the book, Annie offers expert tips,
techniques, shortcuts, and guidance, showing you the easy way to create a stylish home.