Step up your painting game with these 10 techniques that will introduce color, pattern, and style to your home's decor.
Put your own unique stamp on walls with this fun technique. This pattern looks like a series of triangles, but it's really achieved by a series of overlapping diamonds. Click the link below to get step-by-step instructions with photos.
Vegetables are for more than just eating. Turn vegetables such as celery and bok choy into stamps and create a bounty of painted patterns.
Swirl it up with marbleizing. This technique is completed on paper, but with a few easy-to-access resources, you can turn your patterns into fun home accessories. We took our papers to a copy shop and had them printed on canvases to create a wall montage. For the pillows, we uploaded the design to Spoonflower, ordered fabric printed with the design, and sewed it into pillow covers.
Capture cottage charm with whitewashing. We used the technique to give new floors instant patina.
When you know how to spray-paint, you can conquer a vast number of DIY projects. Watch this video to learn the secrets to success, and spray on!
Stripes are perfect for kid rooms, family rooms, and more. Use just two colors or a whole rainbow, stick with one width or make it random, or run the stripes vertically or horizontally. With almost endless combinations, you can create a customized look with just paint and painter's tape.