Decoupage Your Home Fransie Snyman

51aM-mUg2BL._AC_US218_Pub: Search Press Books

One of the most popular crafts to re-emerge recently, decoupage is ideal to decorate just about anything, from small household items to large pieces of furniture. Readers will discover its delights with this start-to-finish guide packed with technique know-how and stylish projects.Starting with tools and materials, preparation of bases and blanks, choosing napkins, paper and fabric, cutting techniques, and finding the perfect product for the effect the readers would like to achieve, the book contains more than 50 appealing projects with clear step by step instructions and photographs.Following the trend to upcycle, decoupage is a fun and easy way to transform just about anything as it works on a wide range of surfaces, from glass and plastic to fabric and wood. In its simplest form, it involves glueing paper onto everyday objects to embellish them, but materials and ideas from many other crafts can be incorporated. Combining traditional and new techniques with the huge variety of specialist products available today, there is no limit to what you can achieve.Suitable for beginners, this lavishly illustrated book will also inspire experienced crafters. The projects range from brooches, boxes and tins to bigger undertakings such as chairs, a headboard and a photo wall. The text is packed with useful information, helpful hints and sound advice.Following the trend to upcycle, decoupage is a fun and easy way to transform just about anything as it works on a wide range of surfaces, from glass and plastic to fabric and wood. In its simplest form, it involves gluing paper onto everyday objects to embellish them, but materials and ideas from many other crafts can be incorporated. Combining traditional and new techniques with the huge variety of specialist products available today, there is no limit to what you can achieve. Suitable for beginners, this lavishly illustrated book will also inspire experienced crafters. The projects range from brooches, boxes and tins to bigger undertakings such as chairs, a headboard and a photo wall. The text is packed with useful information, helpful hints and sound advice.

With the sudden trend of upcycling..

Decoupage is an easy way to decorate and adorn unloved items and make them beautiful again.

Decoupage Your Home is a book that is filled with over 50 projects to inspire and teach. I loved the Window Lace project and along with simple instructions and some glue and paper, many of the ideas in this fabulous little book are easy to achieve.

Of course, it’s not just using paper, you can Decoupage with almost anything, fabric, paper napkins and even adding bead embellishments can make the most ugly of items restored and re-loved. Glass, wood and tiles can be covered with products and colors of your choice and changed beyond recognition. You can even make lampshades……

There is something for everyone in this book and even complete beginners can feel accomplished by their efforts.

I love this book. It is beautiful, colorful and most of all practical.

Decoupage  is a craft that can be an inexpensive way to jazz up your home in a completely personal and unique way.

5*/5

 

 

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