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89 How-Tos From Fresh Coat

  1. 41. How to Apply a Shagreen Technique to Furniture

    Give cabinets and wood furniture a new look by applying a Shagreen painting technique.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 42. How to Create a Venetian Plaster and Silver Wax Technique

    A cove ceiling gets a makeover using Venetian plaster and silver wax to make it stand out.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 43. How to Apply a Faux Wood Technique to a Dresser

    After the walls are painted, the dresser in this bedroom gets a faux wood look using a graining tool.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 44. How to Create Grass Cloth Walls

    Learn how to use unique painting techniques to bring a master bedroom up-to-date with the modern style.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 45. How to Apply Silver Leaf to a Vanity

    Learn how to transform a vanity from plain to modern using a silver leaf technique.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 46. 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
  7. 47. 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
  8. 48. 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
  9. 49. 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
  10. 50. 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

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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