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I have a table, six chairs and a china cabinet that I love, but do not like the light oak color.  What would you suggest in as far as decorative painting?

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Decorative painting is an art form.  Visit some websites that show faux painting techniques for some inspiration and how-to advice.  Check with HGTV.com and also fauxlikeapro.com.  You may also want to check sites like Better Homes and Gardens (bhg.com) or paint sites (prattandlambert.com, glidden.com, behr.com).

You'll have to sand the surface, prime it and then paint or stain.

Good luck!
Jenny

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