Synopses & Reviews
It’s easier than you think to transform inexpensive ceramic jugs or other stone containers into true works of art or turn thrift store plates into dinnerware worthy of the swankiest café. The professional advice starts with choosing equipment and stenciling the designs, followed by more than 100 color photographs showing proper use of flat, round, and liner brushes to create a range of effects. There are great project ideas and patterns for every month of the year. Try the graceful lines and striking colors of the Lilies for May,” which uses acrylic paints in a floating” technique to bring life to a drab bud vase. Or December’s Holly” design, which artfully blends accent colors to turn ordinary serving pieces into the extraordinary.