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Packed with 243 tips and ideas—both classic and unexpected—and more than 400 photographs and illustrations, this is a book that readers will return to again and again for the creative projects and easy-to-follow instructions in the ...
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This New York Times bestselling book is filled with hundreds of fun, deceptively simple, budget-friendly ideas for sprucing up your home. With two home renovations under their (tool) belts and millions of hits per month on their blog YoungHouseLove.com, Sherry and John Petersik are home-improvement enthusiasts primed to pass on a slew of projects, tricks, and techniques to do-it-yourselfers of all levels. Packed with 243 tips and ideas—both classic and unexpected—and more than 400 photographs and illustrations, this is a book that readers will return to again and again for the creative projects and easy-to-follow instructions in the relatable voice the Petersiks are known for. Learn to trick out a thrift-store mirror, spice up plain old roller shades, "hack" your Ikea table to create three distinct looks, and so much more.
This guidebook presents 30 distinct colour schemes and ideas for painting trim, accent colours and more. Tips, from avoiding common and costly pitfalls to a step-by-step plan for getting the results you want, are also included.
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Painting the exterior of a home is a large and costly project -- yet homeowners have long been forced to decide on a color scheme based on only a tiny swatch or a paint brochure. Now, nationally recognized color consultant Bonnie Rosser Krims shares a foolproof method for selecting and combining exterior paint colors. This unique guidebook presents more than twenty-five distinct color schemes -- complete with color reference numbers from the major paint manufacturers -- along with beautiful, full-color photographs, and ideas and inspiration for painting trim, accent colors, and more. Specific information about working with roof color, plantings, and features such as walkways and porches is also included. From tips on avoiding common and costly pitfalls to a step-by-step plan for getting the results you want, this is every homeowner's key to exquisite color balance for the home exterior. Save time and avoid weeding through hundreds of tiny paint palette chips. Get the look you want, with foolproof paint recipes and color combinations. Save money. This guidebook covers every phase of exterior painting, from choosing colors to estimating time, materials, and costs. Book jacket.
Also required is a bit of time and hard work and an understanding of how old houses were painted originally. The 19th ... Window and door mouldings were trimmed in white and doors were generally painted black, red, green or blue. The heavy ... AS DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE BECAME larger and more complicated in design in the last quarter of the 19th century exterior paint colors changed again.
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Old-House Journal is the original magazine devoted to restoring and preserving old houses. For more than 35 years, our mission has been to help old-house owners repair, restore, update, and decorate buildings of every age and architectural style. Each issue explores hands-on restoration techniques, practical architectural guidelines, historical overviews, and homeowner stories--all in a trusted, authoritative voice.