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36 How-Tos From Fresh Coat

  1. 41. How to Paint Shutters using a Flogging Technique

    A flogging technique gives ordinary shutters an extraordinary look.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 42. How to Create Distressed Molding

    Give a room an aged appearance by using a distressing technique on crown molding.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 43. How to Paint a Bookcase with Rich Brown Tones

    Make a bookcase more interesting by painting it in rich browns with metallic accents.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 44. How to Create Terra Fresco Walls

    Create a Tuscan look with terra fresco walls by using a plaster mix and shades of terra cotta paint.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 45. Children's Table and Chair Set

    This children's table gets cleaned up by using a mottling technique and creating leather looking buttons.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 46. Faux Finish Bronzing Technique

    Learn a faux-finish bronzing technique to bring a rich glow of color to walls.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 47. How to Paint a Gold-Leafed Fireplace

    A rich coat of paint and gold-leaf accents add a dash of panache to the Victorian-era fireplace.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 48. How to Paint Faux Wood-Grain Pocket Doors

    Liven up pocket doors with a faux wood-grain technique.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 49. How to Apply a Rag Roll Technique

    Dress up your room by painting the closet door with a rag rolling technique.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 50. Basket Combing Technique and Bamboo Border

    Learn how to apply a basket combing technique and bamboo border to wood furniture.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

About This Show

Brush up with Fresh Coat, a "just paint" makeover show that illustrates what a can of paint and a little imagination can do to completely change the look and feel of a room. Featured homeowners share tips, tools and techniques with you for easy but dramatic paint projects. Fresh Coat emphasizes ideas that turn even basic wall painting into something distinctive as well as painting the unexpected such as glass coffee tables. This show will appeal to you if you're looking for something simple or dramatic and includes everything from walls to murals to painted furniture.

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