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1001 Ideas for Color & Paint

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For a fresh collection of stylish color schemes, look no further than 1001 Ideas for Color & Paint. Featured ideas range from contemporary treatments to traditional looks, in everything from bold colors to pretty pastels. Readers will also find professional advice for choosing paint and color, descriptions of numerous popular paint techniques, and variations on color themes on a room-by-room basis presented in sketchbook-style illustrations. Over 1,000 color palettes, photographs, and illustrations provide inspiration and tips for success. With 1001 Ideas for Color & Paint readers can give every room in their home a brand new look.

Synopsis:

A design resource to help select the best color schemes and paint techniques for every room in the home. Over 1,000 color palettes, photos, and illustrations.

Synopsis:

Emma Callery is the author of numerous popular books on home decorating. Among her recent titles are Right First Time Decorating, Good Housekeeping Home Makeover, and Paint Effects. She enjoys making all aspects of home decorating accessible and enjoyable for the novice, from practical ideas to imaginative design.

Synopsis:

1001 Ideas for Color & Paint

• Over 1,000 color palettes and photographs, which offer fresh ideas for stylish color schemes for your home, from contemporary looks to pretty pastels.

• An essential catalog of paint techniques, from dragging to distressing, murals to marbling

• Inspirational illustrations that allow you to see a range of rooms in a variety of different color schemes so you can pick the look that works for you

• Vital advice for choosing paint and colors that are right for your style, home, and budget

Synopsis:

Filled with more than 1,000 color palettes, photographs, and illustrations, this volume presents indispensable advice for choosing paint and color, descriptions of numerous popular paint techniques, and variations on color themes on a room-by-room basis.

Table of Contents

1001 Ideas for Color & Paint

Table of Contents

Introduction: Using Color and Paint...6

Choosing Color...14

Naturals and Neutrals...16

Pretty Pastels...32

Warn and Cozy...48

Hot Housing...64

Mediterranean Magic...80

Exotic Looks...94

Contemporary Living...112

Period Colors...132

Enhancing Your Space...155

Choosing Paint Techniques...174

Making Pictures...176

Textural Finishes...192

Faux Techniques...208

Practical Checklist...226

Glossary...232

Resource Guide...233

Index...236

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580112888
Author:
Creative Homeowner
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Photographer:
Various
Author:
Various
Author:
Callery, Emma
Subject:
Decorating
Subject:
Interior decoration
Subject:
Decoration & Ornament
Subject:
Decorating - Painting/Wallpapering
Subject:
Decorating - Upholstery/Fabrics
Subject:
House painting
Copyright:
Edition Description:
First
Series:
1001 Ideas
Publication Date:
20060301
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 x 0.69 in 2.12 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
A design resource to help select the best color schemes and paint techniques for every room in the home. Over 1,000 color palettes, photos, and illustrations.

"Synopsis" by ,
Emma Callery is the author of numerous popular books on home decorating. Among her recent titles are Right First Time Decorating, Good Housekeeping Home Makeover, and Paint Effects. She enjoys making all aspects of home decorating accessible and enjoyable for the novice, from practical ideas to imaginative design.

"Synopsis" by ,
1001 Ideas for Color & Paint

• Over 1,000 color palettes and photographs, which offer fresh ideas for stylish color schemes for your home, from contemporary looks to pretty pastels.

• An essential catalog of paint techniques, from dragging to distressing, murals to marbling

• Inspirational illustrations that allow you to see a range of rooms in a variety of different color schemes so you can pick the look that works for you

• Vital advice for choosing paint and colors that are right for your style, home, and budget

"Synopsis" by , Filled with more than 1,000 color palettes, photographs, and illustrations, this volume presents indispensable advice for choosing paint and color, descriptions of numerous popular paint techniques, and variations on color themes on a room-by-room basis.
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