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89 How-Tos From Fresh Coat

  1. 51. 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
  2. 52. 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
  3. 53. 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
  4. 54. 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
  5. 55. How to Create Sunburst Walls

    Learn how to create a sunny bamboo bungalow by applying a sunburst paint technique to the walls.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 56. 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
  7. 57. Venetian Plaster and Strie Technique

    Learn painting techniques inspired by a European suite: Venetian plaster, strie, and suede techniques, to add depth and richness to you...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 58. How to Paint Stencil Patterns on Wood Furniture

    Learn how to dress up chest of drawers and nightstands by using stencil patterns and paint.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 59. Paint a Floral Stenciled Armoire

    Brighten up antique furniture by painting it with milk paint and adding metallic stenciled accents.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 60. Striped Walls Help Create a Sophisticated Play Space

    Turn a normal playroom into a sophisticated play space by adding striped walls and painted furniture.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    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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