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Hand-painted Delft tiles

The loose un-even quality of this faux technique makes painted Delft tiles an ideal decorative effect for the beginner or inexperienced do-it-yourselfer.

Irregular lines and hand painted renderings add character and old world charm, easily achieved without any prior painting experience.

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Hand-Painted Floors
Classic checker board in yellow and white



This step-by-step floor painting tutorial includes:

  • Material Requirements
  • Preparing the surface
       new floors
       old floors
  • Priming
  • Applying the base color
  • Marking your layout
  • Illustrated diagrams
  • Applying the tape
  • Painting the secondary color
  • Removing the tape and finishing off

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Be creative!

Once you've got the basics down for this checker board painted floor, embellish with boarder details and accent colors. This colorful and whimsy floor was created by the artists at Freccia Studios, an internationally recognized Decorative
Arts Firm.
Contact Freccia Studios for your next project.


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