The first book in an enticing new series of home decorating books based on Mary Engelbreit's successful Home Companion magazine, Paint helps readers create the unique Mary Engelbreit look in their own homes. Filled with sophisticaed, full-color photography and warm, personal text, Paint offers suggestions for decorating everything from walls, doors, and furniture down to the small treasures on an end table. The book includes vibrant examples of many different paint techniques from bordering to trompe l'oeil. Readers will find easy-to-follow instructions on "How It Is Done" for such paint creations as sponging, distressing, and stenciling. There is a color and pattern to meet every taste.