Choose from 20 creative projects, each of which demonstrates a key decorative technique, from stenciling and antiquing to gilding and texturing. All the basic information is here, including preparing, priming, and sealing the surface. A contemporary rocking chair can have all the charm of a well-loved antique when it's sanded in all the right places and painted. Delight a child with a colorful, playful table covered with stenciled letters and numbers. Give a bed an intriguing and exotic pattern, or create a fun, textured surface on a highchair with chemical release and spattering. Every project is fun, fast, and beautiful too.