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The pauper's Homemaking Book established her as the master of 'style on a shoestring', and her short section in the book.

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Author(s) Jocasta Innes
LanguageEnglish
Publisher Windward; 1st Ed. edition
Date of PublicationApril 29, 1981
ISBN 10071120201X
ISBN 13 978-0711202016
FormatHardcover with dust jacket
No of Pages 240
Dimensions11.2 x 8.7 x 1.1 inches
ConditionGood
TypePre-owned, Imported / UK Edition
List Price in GBP12.95

The pauper's Homemaking Book established her as the master of 'style on a shoestring', and her short section in the book on decorative paint finishes inspired many home-decorators to attempt simple colour washing and rag-rolling for themselves. As interest in the art grew, she decided to write a complete book on the subject, covering all the techniques, and illustrating them in colour.

Using modern methods and materials 

antiquing, bambooing, bleaching, colour washing, combing, decorative painting, dragging, dyeing, gilding, graining, japanning, lacquering, lining, marbling, porphyry, rag-rolling, spattering, sponging, staining, stencilling, stippling, tortoiseshelling, trompe l'oeil, Vinegar painting.