The Painted Bathroom by Henny Donovan
Although it is one of the smallest rooms in the house, the bathroom presents a surprising amount of decorating opportunities. In The Painted Bathroom, author Henny Donovan offers the inspiration and know-how to transform an ordinary bathroom into a wonderfully decorated retreat using color and paint. Donovan's fresh, new ideas about how to update or redecorate the bath encompass cabinets, shower screens, floors and ceilings, tiles, glass, mirrors and moldings. The "Getting Started" section of this book includes in-depth information on planning a bathroom decorating scheme, selecting colors, the effect of light on color and color on light, the appropriate varnishes and finishes for a bathroom, and much more. The book is divided into 7 different color chapters with 18 step-by-step decorative paint techniques, as well as 100+ different paint effect variations. Templates of the stencils, drawings and hand-painted motifs used throughout the book are included for guaranteed success. Whether it's adding a frosted motif to a glass window pane or creating a faux mosaic backsplash, you will find that The Painted Bathroom is the perfect combination of inspiration and step-by-step instruction to help you create a vibrant and personalized bathroom.