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How To Marbleize a Wooden Column

Follow this marbleizing technique to add a faux finish to just about any surface.

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Top 8 Sponging Projects

  1. 1. How to Make a Ceiling Sparkle with Rich Color

    Make your ceiling sparkle with deep, rich eggplant and gold. It's all accomplished by pushing color into the surface with an ordinary k...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 2. Positive and Negative Paint Applications

    Learn the difference between positive and negative paint-application techniques.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 3. How to Paint a Cafe' Table - La Cucina Traditionale

    Part of the classic Italian kitchen makeover, the cafe table gets a limestone-look of pale salmon and cream tones using sea sponges and...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 4. 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 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 5. Semicircular Concrete Pad Tips (05:53)

    Get professional tips for measuring, marking and pouring a concrete pad.

  6. 6. 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 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 7. How to Create Decorative Paint Techniques

    DIY Network has instructions on how to create faux finishes such as sponging, graining, stenciling and distressing.

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