We know how much you love a bit of DIY, so here here at Heart Home magazine we’ve decided to give away two books that solely focus on that. Time to get creative!
Colour Recipes for Painted Furniture and More by Annie Sloan
With this book in one hand and a brush in the other, you can learn how to transform everyday furniture into something special, all for the price of a pot of paint.
Annie Sloan is a paint legend and one of the world’s most popular experts in the field of decorative painting. In Colour Recipes for Painted Furniture and more, Annie presents 40 new projects and ideas, showing you the easy way to update tired furniture and transform your home. Working with her own range of chalk paints, Annie shows how to mix colours and how to achieve certain looks. Whether your taste is for colourful boho chic or restrained Swedish hues, cosy and comforting rustic shades, a modern and contemporary approach or an elegant French look, here you will find a project to suit you. Start off by mastering the simple art of colourwashing, and work your way up to transfer printing, gilding, stencilling and glazing. Throughout the book, Annie offers expert tips, techniques, shortcuts and guidance, showing you the easy way to create a stylish home.
IkeaHackers.Net: 25 Biggest and Best Projects by Jules Yap
THINK OUTSIDE THE FLAT-PACK BOX: The ingenious team at IkeaHackers show you how to transform affordable IKEA products into creative new furniture and more...
By thinking outside the flat-pack box, author Jules Yap and the contributors to her wildly popular website IkeaHackers have come up with clever ways to repurpose IKEA's great products into even more useful and stylish furnishings for your home.
Packed with ideas for every room, IKEA Hacks shows you how to mix-and-match, cut-and-paste, and saw-and-screw IKEA items in ways they never imagined. The inventive projects include a cat condo created using LACK tables, a children's playhouse constructed from KURA bed and TROFAST toy storage, and a Murphy bed made from PAX wardrobe, BALLSTAD doors and LUROY bed base. Each project comes complete with step-by-step instructions as well as full-colour illustrations and photos.
For a chance to win a copy of each of these amazing books make sure to click the link below and fill out the form - That's all you have to do! Good Luck!
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