By Barbara Blair
Furnishings Makeovers exhibits find out how to rework drained furnishings into attractive showpieces. You'll by no means examine a hand-me-down wardrobe an analogous method back! The ebook deals 26 easy-to-follow innovations that may be utilized to all forms of items, from bookshelves to desks: portray, utilising gold leaf, wallpapering, distressing, dip dyeing, and extra. as well as the middle thoughts, writer and Knack Studios founder Barb Blair stocks 30 appealing before-and-after makeovers from her studio and descriptions how you can in achieving each one glance. With worthy step by step pictures, a visible thesaurus explaining all of the instruments and fabrics wanted, and a stunning modern aesthetic, furnishings Makeovers is a treasure trove of principles and guideline for the house decorator.
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A 2 Materials Wood filler, paintable and stainable Putty spatula Sanding sponge, fine grit Shop towels 3 4 fig. b 5 fig. c 6 40 Furniture Makeovers Using your wood filler and putty spatula, fill any unwanted holes, then very lightly smooth over the surface with your spatula. You will be applying a second coat, so work on getting this first fill as full and smooth as you can. You will want to scrape off all the excess putty surrounding the hole so that it does not create a ridge in your finish, or cause you to sand through the finish surrounding the hole.
D Metallic knobs are great for adding a glamorous look to a piece of furniture. I love to pair metallic silver, gold, and gemstone hardware with wallpapered furniture pieces. There is just something about rhinestones and shiny metal on furniture that is instantly charming and inviting. Original Hardware Sometimes the original hardware is absolutely perfect for the piece, and can be left as-is or simply painted in a complementary shade. In my work, I rarely use the original hardware, though, because most of the time it does not match the look I’m after, but every now and again I come across a piece with gorgeous hardware.
Be sure that you use a very fine sanding pad when doing prep sanding so that you do not eat all the way through the finish down to the bare wood. Ninety-five percent of the pieces I choose to refinish need just a light overall sanding that is noninvasive to the existing finish. If you sand too harshly, you will sand right through the entire finish, which will show up as dull patches in your paint finish—not what you want to happen! Sand just enough to remove any dirt or grime, and give the paint a good gripping surface.