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Your Home: A Living Canvas

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Uncover the glory in your home! Use paint to create inspired living spaces that reflect your style and your home's character.

Once upon a time, there was a sad little Victorian house on the corner, abandoned by its previous owners and abused by time. Your Home, A Living Canvas is the Cinderella story of that house and its transformation into a charming, historic home, than

Hardcover, 144 pages
Published October 24th 2007 by North Light Books
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Jan 05, 2009 rated it really liked it
A wonderful book of inspiration for creative interiors done tastefully. The author has such a wide variety of art forms in his home, from faux natural materials to entire trompe-l'œil murals. At times, the projects are more to be admired than duplicated. He clearly has years and years of experience, and loads of talent. But he walks you through many projects as well, making this book practical as well as inspiring.

My favorite room was the one pictured on the cover. As an example of the ingenious
Nov 17, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: art, non-fiction
On the list of home improvement projects is my desire to get rid of the renter's white walls. As well as the previous owner's bizarre choice of using kick boards as wall lining. I bought this book for technique ideas. The examples are not suited for a tiny home with low ceilings. Still, there is much to be gleened.
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Oct 05, 2011 rated it really liked it
I really liked the pictures giving you step-by-step instructions on how to achieve certain effects. While the projects in this book require far more artistic talent than I could ever hope to develop, the ideas in it are solid.
Michael Heath-Caldwell
Some interesting work in it.
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Recommends it for: Yes. Curt is my friend.. read his book.
VERY talented artist!
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