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Decorating Tricks Antique Style By Rubena Grigg

Decorating Tricks Antique Style by Rubena Grigg

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This project-based guide to the secrets of ageing and distressing a variety of surfaces has over 35 period-style ideas grouped together in sections which give an indication of how long each project takes to make - from one hour to a weekend.

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Decorating Tricks Antique Style by Rubena Grigg

Simple decorating tricks which will appeal to anyone interested in creating a period mood in their home - Clear instructions for over 35 original decorating projects, which are easily achievable using time-saving short-cuts - The easy-to-use antiquing techniques range from sponging and patinating to trompe l'oeil and decoupage - Projects are time-banded, from a couple of hours to a weekend

About Rubena Grigg

Rubena Grigg is an established interior designer and author. Her work frequently appears in leading home interest publications at home and abroad. Rubena also runs popular courses in decoupage and decorative painting. Location: Cranborne, Dorset, UK

Table of Contents

Preparation of wood; decorative finishes; antique finishes; basic equipment. One-hour wonders: picture bows; summer blinds; verdigris galvanized planter; medieval urn and corbel. Two-hour transformations: bamboo table and faux bamboo chair; tripod lamp; acanthus planter; two cherubs; pot pourri holders. Morning makeovers: French cupboard; cream candlestick lamp; jewellery box and hand mirror; exotic suliman silk cushions; oval tray; enamel towel holder and soap dish. Evening escapades; rose-painted cachepot; country chest; medieval-style cushions; carved candlesticks; Edwardian ewer and bowl. Same-day sensations: black Victorian chairs; striped hat tin; Victorian bedroom; Edwardian dressing table. Weekend workovers: medieval cupboard; roses headboard; Indian coffee table; Singer sewing machine table; fabuluous fireboard; Regency desk. Ingenious ideas: Queen Anne cabinet; Edwardian washstand; Edwardian picture frames; bread bin; French cafetieres; fish kettle; douchepots; galvanized laundry bowl; Lloyd Loom chairs; iron plant stand; garden cupboard. Safety precautions; measurements; directory of suppliers.

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Decorating Tricks Antique Style by Rubena Grigg
Used - Very Good
Octopus Publishing Group
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