An innovative book offering more than just the 25 projects mentioned on the cover. Annie Sloan is an expert in decorative painting and offers sound advice on every sort of decorative medium suitable for use in the garden: metal, mosaic, stains and paint, all utilised on everyday items to transform them into works of art, personalised garden ornaments with which to adorn and enhance your garden space. Pots, tables, chairs, walls, decking - all metamorphosise into extra special touches with which to amaze your guests and neighbours. Make "gilded" cherubs, "iron" pots, "aluminium" birdbaths, all cleverly and easily made. Clear instructions and lavish photographs accompany each project making them attainable to the average handy craftsperson. From how to mosaic, paint fabric, bronze and gild, all techniques you may have shied from in the past, all now made easy and accessible in this attractive, practical book. - Lucy Watson
About the Author
Annie Sloan is one of the worlds most respected experts in the field of decorative painting. She runs highly successful workshops and also works and teaches in the United States and Europe. She has written many books and her latest book Colour Schemes for Every Room has received wide coverage in both the US and UK media including guest appearances on the Christopher Lowell show and PBS. She has also made several shows for the Homes & Gardens TV channel.
Annies successful retail business, Annie Sloans Practical Style, which sells her own range of paints and decorative objects, has outlets in Oxford and Spain.