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Use sponge and spatter painting to decorate baskets, bowls, linens, dishes, etc.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1983 (v.61#9) pg. 37, 65

Tips on creating a painted wall design. Emphasis is on block-painting method using sponges.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1989 (v.67#5) pg. 90

New twists on the age-old technique of sponge painting. (1) Handsome harlequin. Diamond motif, painted and sponged, on a table top. (2) Mad about plaid. Painted-on area rug on a floor. (3) Painted patchwork. Classic nine-patch design borders the room at chair-rail height. (4 )Diamonds in the rough. Diamonds sponged onto curtain and valance fabric.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1997 (v.75#5) pg. 21

How a child can sponge-paint flower motis on a purchased umbrella.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1998 (v.76#4) pg. 258

How to sponge paint housecleaning tools with flower and leaf shapes.
CRAFTS Mar 1993 (v.16#3) pg. 34

Sponge painting technique to simulate the patina of verdigris on wood, metal, plaster, or papier-mache.
CRAFTS Jan 1995 (v.18#1) pg. 58

Sponge printing. Cut polyester sponges into the shape of animals, shells, etc. and use them to decorate paper plates, ceramic tiles, washcloths, etc. with enamel paints.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1982 (v.13#2) pg. 95

Eight decorative painting techniques for walls and furniture. (1) Marbleizing. (2) Plastic wrap texturing. (3) Wood graining. (4) Sponging. (5) Spattering or flyspecking. (6) Stenciling. (7) Rag rolling. (8) Stippling.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1990 (v.17#1) pg. 57

Simple sponge painting on fabrics. Watermelon motif is painted on placemats, an apron and napkins. Describes how to make a watermelon stamp from an ordinary household sponge.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1991 (v.18#1) pg. 28

Sponge painting. Five folk-art motifs to create. (1) Scalloped borders. (2) Hearts. (3) Hearts-and-commas. (4) Apples. (5) Flowers. Includes instructions for painting the designs on bandboxes and on a sweatshirt.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1991 (v.18#2) pg. 22, 33

Create a country kitchen. Techniques for decorating walls and furniture with sponged and stenciled folk motifs. Includes instruction for painting ceramic tiles with hearts-and-tulips motif.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1991 (v.18#5) pg. 28, 37

Tips on how to create different effects by using different types of sponges.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1998 (v.25#2) pg. 6

Paint magic: How to drag, sponge, colorwash and spatter your way to beautiful walls.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #232 Oct 1982 (v.32#8) pg. 26

Sponge painting interior walls using simple materials and technique.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #388 May 1998 (v.48#5) pg. 88

How to sponge on paint to leave a mottled impression on the wall.
SUNSET Nov 1991 (v.187#5) pg. 160