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Building 101: Faux Finishes for Your Home

Six popular paint-based faux finishes that fool the eye and add drama to interiors

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If you have the luxury of a time and a huge budget, it's better to have genuine surface materials. However, if you're a little low on cash or can't wait for a time-tempered natural finish to occur (antiquing, for example), take heart, a little cheating won't hurt. Faux finishes are almost as good as the real thing!

Don't know where to start? Check out the six paint-based faux finishes below!. 

Read the original article ("Fake and Fabulous") in the January 2009 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living for more details. 

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