Upstyle your Furniture

Upstyle your Furniture

Techniques and Creative Inspiration to Style your Home

Book - 2015
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Baker & Taylor
Provides instructions for updating, fixing, and re-finishing furniture.

Barron's Educational Publishing
Owning one-of-a-kind, bespoke furniture is no longer a privilege of the wealthy or the realm of professional designers.Upstyle Your Furniture shows the rest of us how easy it is to create custom pieces of furniture with a bit of imagination and easy-to-find materials. Why spend a fortune on designer furniture when it's so easy to simply restyle old or inexpensive pieces? Inside, readers will find everything they need to create a look that complements their unique personality and style, including:
  • An introduction to design basics, from tools and materials to understanding how to work with surfaces like wood, glass, fabric, and metal
  • Dozens of tutorials for faux painting techniques; refinishing and distressing surfaces; embellishing upholstery with trims, printing, and embroidery; and much more
  • Resources for supplies, great websites for extra advice, a glossary of terms, and lots of money- and time-saving tips
    An engaging feature of this book lies in its use of "case studies." These brief profiles explore the challenges faced by non-professionals who tackled a project on their own and achieved great results. More than 300 full color images throughout.

  • Transform timeworn furniture with this indispensable guide. Discover tips on painting, refinishing, embellishing and more with over 300 full color images, case studies, and more.

    Publisher: Hauppauge, New York : Barron's, 2015
    Edition: First edition for North America and the Philippines
    ISBN: 9781438005560
    Branch Call Number: MAKER 684.1 JON
    Characteristics: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm


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