An Introduction to Practical Paint Effects - Stephanie Baker
Color-washed walls, stenciled borders, or wood-grained furniture: paint can provide the decorative details that turn house into a home and add style and character to any design scheme. So, pick up the brush, the sponge, the rag and get started - you don't have to be an artist to add profesional-looking paint effects everywhere. It's absolutely uncomplicated, as long as you have these wonderfully simple directions for almost every available method. An etire section (with a color wheel) is devoted to teaching you about color, so you can choose contrasting tones or complementary hues, or glorious primary tints- each of which receives a detailed discussion. Photos reveal what a difference a varaition in shade can make, dramatically altering the look of a room.