A Coat of Polish
Discover the dramatic appeal of shimmery lacquer finishes.
It's potent in moderation.
"If you use it on a ceiling or in a small area, it works well," says Showers. Lacquering a large space can be expensive, but
clever designers have found alternatives. In this kitchen, multiple coats of red high-gloss exterior paint did the trick.
In her dining room, Rheinstein layered a simple paint glaze for a comparable effect. "And, there are vinyl wallpapers out
there that give you a similar sheen," she says.
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