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Tole-painted outdoor projects : decorative ideas for gardens, patios, decks and more / Aneta Bingham.

By: Bingham, Aneta.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : London : Sterling ; Cassell, 2001Description: 144p. : color illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0806944862.Subject(s): Tole painting | Garden structuresDDC classification:
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

With all this creativity and practical help, you'll soon have your outdoor space filled with painted tables, vases, stepping stones, and other stunning items. And, special projects like a pretty violet and ivy table will beautify any patio, as will a lovely layered-flowers chair. Color worksheets and detailed patterns help decorate an urn fountain with big blossoms, adorn a planter with hibiscus, and take a shine to a bright hydrangeas silver birdhouse. 19 terrific ideas in all! A Main Selection of BOMC's Crafters Book Club & F&W's Book Clubs .


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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 5)
  • Supplies (p. 8)
  • Basic Painting Techniques (p. 12)
  • Surface Preparation (p. 17)
  • Viola and Ivy Patio Table (p. 19)
  • Layered Flowers Chair (p. 24)
  • Urn Fountain (p. 38)
  • Dramatic Fuchsias Water Fountain (p. 42)
  • Hydrangeas Silver Birdhouse (p. 48)
  • Cone Flowers on Weathered Copper Birdhouse (p. 52)
  • Sunflower Stepping Stone (p. 56)
  • Morning Glory Stepping Stone (p. 59)
  • Poppy Stepping Stone (p. 62)
  • Wishing Post (p. 65)
  • Sweet Pea Rock (p. 68)
  • Chinese Blossom Happiness Rock (p. 72)
  • Gerbera Daisies Candleholders (p. 75)
  • Fantasy Flowers Candleholders (p. 79)
  • Hibiscus Planter Box (p. 85)
  • Tulips and Gay Feather Planter Box (p. 90)
  • Hydrangeas Tile Planter (p. 96)
  • Hummingbird and Trumpet Vine Watering Can (p. 100)
  • Zinnias Wheelbarrow (p. 105)
  • Paint Conversion Chart (p. 139)
  • Metric Conversion Chart (p. 142)
  • About the Author (p. 143)
  • Index (p. 144)

Reviews provided by Syndetics

Booklist Review

Layering paint, one brush stroke at a time, to create realistic illustrations of flowers, greens, and buzzing creatures looks so easy. Yet tole painting demands patience and a mastery of techniques, such as loading, shading, stippling, and wet-on-wet applications. From the design crew at Chapelle, Bingham does a more than credible job of presenting both the basics (including supplies, techniques, and preparation) as well as a 19-project gallery of outdoor items. Each project features directions as well as worksheets on various design parts--a leaf, dragonfly, bee, tulip, and rosebuds, among others. The projects include chairs, tables, fountains, stepping stones and rocks, candleholders, planter boxes, and a watering can. Paint conversion chart and a metric conversion chart are appended. --Barbara Jacobs