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xx   FLOOR

How to embellish a bare wood floor with stenciled flowers. Patterns for stencils included.
AMERICAN HOME CRAFTS Spring-Summer 1978 (v.6#2) pg. 54, 94

Photo shows how to create an elegant floor by stenciling. Est. cost: $15.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 82

Checkerboard squares and heart motifs to stencil on a floor.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1989 (v.67#9) pg. 99, 118

How to paint a checkerboard floor with faux-grained squares.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1993 (v.71#2) pg. 116, 121

Bedroom makeovers with paint, linens and wall coverings. (1) Painted stripes on the walls and a weathered, painted finish on an unpainted armoire. (2) Six brightly colored queen sheets are used to make toss pillows, a comforter and for covering boxes. (3) Favorite wall covering inspires painted floor and furniture.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1993 (v.71#8) pg. 73

Paper-lace stencils. (1) Adorn a plain table with a painted-on doily. (2) Outline plain windows or ceiling lines with intricate patterns created by paper-lace shelf edgings and latex paints. (3) Stencil a floor with square doily patterns. (4) Decorate furniture fronts with lace patterns.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1995 (v.73#5) pg. 32

Painting a cement floor in a diamond checkerboard pattern.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1997 (v.75#4) pg. 167, 177

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

Weekend decorating. (1) Painting a floor in a checkerboard pattern with shell shapes at random intersections. (2) Top an old coffee table with ceramic tiles. (3) Make simple tab curtains from natural-colored sailcloth. (4) Make a folding screen with inserts of enlarged family photos. (5) Use colorful wood dyes to finish an unfinished cabinet. (6) Finger-paint a table top. (7) Sew a feather bed cover from two sheets.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1997 (v.75#8) pg. 121

Floors with a flourish. (1) Painting and stamping old vinyl. (2) Painted a worn area of a wooden porch to simulate a rug. (3) Painting and stamping concrete. (4) Painting a geometric pattern on a plywood or particle board subfloor.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1998 (v.76#9) pg. 21

Magic carpet. How to paint a floor cloth directly on a wooden floor.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1993 (v.16#4) pg. 34

Tulip pattern stenciled floor.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1979 (v.10#5) pg. 22

How to paint over old linoleum flooring.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1992 (v.19#5) pg. 18

Create painted floors with flair. Techniques for two painted floors detailed. (1) Geometric stained pattern. (2) Faux marble with granite inlays.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1993 (v.20#2) pg. 6

Decorating with painted vine patterns. Instructions for painting walls, floors and even a rug with twining vines of grape leaves and ivy.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1993 (v.20#6) pg. 20

Tips on preparing the surface of furniture, floor or wall for decorative painting.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1994 (v.21#1) pg. 8

Southwestern designs are stenciled onto a wooden floor so they appear to be a rug. Patterns for southwestern designs are furnished.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1995 (v.22#4) pg. 59

Advice for adding a faux finish or decorative painting to a floor.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1996 (v.23#4) pg. 6

How to use stenciling techniques to paint wood or concrete floors.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1998 (v.25#5) pg. 12

Stenciled floors. A look at their history and instructions for stenciling your own floors.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Jun 1979 (v.10#3) pg. 48

Painted floors. (1) Stenciled floor is made to look like it is very old. (2) Black-and-white checkerboard pattern painted floor.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Feb 1994 (v.25#1) pg. 46

Tip on how to create a bold geometric floor by stenciling a pattern on a white enameled floor with brown porch enamel.
FAMILY CIRCLE Mar 1 1978 (v.91#3) pg. 83, 162

How to do delicate floor stenciling in a Victorian pattern on a wooden floor.
FAMILY CIRCLE Mar 17 1981 (v.94#4) pg. 100

The stenciled floor. How to make your own stencil and how to stencil a pattern on a wooden floor.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #259 May-Jun 1985 (v.35#5) pg. 79

Tip: How to stencil a floor.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1979 (v.189#2) pg. 123, 222

Decorating wood floors with paint. How to stencil, spatter paint and simulate marble floors.
HANDY ANDY Mar 1980 (v.4#6) pg. 49

Fantasy floors. Creating special effects (graining, faux granite, faux marble, etc.) using paint and varnish.
HOME MECHANIX #762 Feb 1992 (v.88) pg. 58

How to stencil floors with quilt designs. Patterns for Rose of Sharon, Lotus, Basket, and Whig's Defeat are furnished.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1978 (v.23#1) pg. 108, 178

Faux linoleum. Advice on painting a floor in a pattern that simulates an old linoleum design. Includes details on preparing wood and concrete floors, painting techniques and clear finish coats.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1996 (v.24#1) pg. 34

The art of stenciling floors and walls. Some tips.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1988 (v.165#11) pg. 34

Painted floors. Instructions for painting a stenciled pattern and for creating a marbled look.
SUNSET Nov 1986 (v.177#5) pg. 104

How to paint and stencil a floor.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 24 1978 (v.41#9) pg. 115, 200

Wood batik. How to stencil a design on a wooden floor or wall hanging using batik techniques.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1978 (v.42#2) pg. 130, 142