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How To Create Faux Leather Using Kraft Paper

Layers of ordinary brown kraft paper, covered by a polyurethane glaze, give a warm, rich texture reminiscent of leather.

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Top 33 Glazing Projects

  1. 1. Painting Cabinets (05:25)

    Sharon Hanby Roby shares tips & painting techniques for cabinets.

  2. 2. How to Paint an Armoire Using a Woven-Cane Technique

    A deep walnut wood color and woven-cane paint technique give this bedroom armoire an island feel.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 3. Decorative Paint Technique: Crinkle Paper Painting

    If you hate a lot of prep work, painting under and over crinkled tissue paper is for you. DIY Network shows you how you to get started.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 4. How To Dress Up a Dresser

    An old bare wood dresser becomes an elegant buffet with the help of a paint layering technique.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 5. How To Turn a Table from Trash Into Treasure

    A $10 flea-market find became an heirloom with a bit of glazing and stenciling.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 6. How To Create Faux Stone Walls

    Damaged bedroom walls gain dimension and texture when layered with wall compound and finished with green paint and black glaze.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 7. How to Paint Blinds Using a Dry-Brush Technique

    Plain white blinds pick up a tropical feel with a dry brush and glaze technique.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 8. Glazing Techniques (02:59)

    Glazes are a medium that allow you to give your projects added character.

  9. 9. 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 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 10. Glazing Your Kitchen Cabinets (03:18)

    Update your kitchen cabinets with a glazing technique.

  11. 11. Glaze Gives Furniture a Rich Look

    Glaze is essential in creating rich, dimensional paint treatments such as in many faux and decorative paint techniques.

  12. 12. 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 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 13. FIVE UNUSUAL PAINT TOOLS

    Our DIY Network expert shows you some unusual tools needed to create cool paint treatments.

  14. 14. All About Embossed Wallpaper

    You can give your home an authentic Victorian look with a raised wallpaper design, but there are special considerations that are unique...

  15. 15. Finishing Techniques For A Wooden Room Divider

    Ordinary household objects can be used to apply different finishes to a wooden room-divider screen.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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