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36 How-Tos From Shannon Kaye

  1. 61. How to Create Crackled Furniture

    A crackle-finish can be applied to wood furniture, a ceiling fan, or over a faux-finish surface to give it an antique look.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 62. Palm Tree Mural and Tropical Accents

    With a few creative brushstrokes, add a palm tree, floral headboard and stamped accents to your child's room to bring out tropical flor...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 63. How to Make Creative Closet Doors for Children

    Create a set of closet doors that will help your children's creativity come alive. One door receives a coat of magnetic paint; the othe...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 64. How to Apply a Red Textured Wall Treatment

    What can you do with paint, a few dollars and a little creativity? Turn an outdated family room into an Asian-inspired lounge with red ...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 65. How to Apply Detail to a Coffee Table

    With a little creativity, the coffee table gets a decorative paint job.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 66. How to Rejuvenate a Fireplace

    Learn how to update a fireplace by applying a lime-pigment paint treatment.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 67. How to Add Shelves in a Bedroom Study

    New shelves and existing accessories get a facelift, and the room is finished.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 68. How To Make Over a Mirror Frame and Wall Panel

    The mirror receives a rejuvenating paint treatment, and panels are marked off and painted to give the walls texture.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 69. A Chandelier of Beads for a Bohemian Eclectic Living Room

    Colorful beads are added to a chandelier for the finishing touch of this Bohemian living room makeover.

    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 70. Create a Modern Bookcase and Abstract Room Divider

    Give a bedroom a modern touch with an abstract design for a curtain room divider and a bookcase makeover.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy

About Shannon Kaye

While she makes her living as an artist and interior designer for affluent homeowners in the San Francisco Bay Area, Shannon Kaye draws inspiration from her humble beginnings.

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