Cecilie Starin Design Inc.
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San Francisco Spanish Colonial Revival traditional-dining-room
 

San Francisco Spanish Colonial Revival

Photo Credit: David Duncan Livingston
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Shelly Watson wrote:
Love this door - is it faux painted? If so they did a great job. I would love to learn how to do this.
   Comment   November 11, 2012
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Thank you. This is decorative painting technique is called " faux-bois" which means false wood in French. It is used to create a wood grain look with paint. It has been used often throughout history. The decorative painter who did this is very talented and experienced but you can see examples and instructions about how to do this in decorative painting books. Good luck with this. You can do it to with some practice.
November 12, 2012 at 6:54PM   
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