Quick and Easy Paint Transformations by Annie Sloan

In Quick and Easy Paint Transformations: 50 Step-by-step Ways to Makeover Your Home for Next to Nothing, Annie shows you how to create different finishes and effects with paint to change everyday rooms and furnishings into something special. 50 different techniques are divided into nine sections: color washing; distressing and aging; fabric effects; wood effects; stone effects; metallic effects; stencilling and printing; stripes, checks, and spots; and, varnishing and glazing. There are step-by-step photos showing how to achieve the finished look, backed up by inspirational photos showing the effect used on walls and doors, furniture and floors. Learn how to bring old second-hand furniture up to date, or how to give modern pieces a softly aged appearance, as well as ways to treat and transform floorboards, doors and plastered walls.