This complete guide to decorative painting provides tips and tools to get you started, plus step-by-step resources to help you re-create a variety of techniques with professional results. A wide range of projects help you spice up your home with paint.
Make Your Own Christmas Cards
give the card a rich, yet serene face. Click here for project instructions Gold Star Greeting Card A special painting technique gives these holiday cards a unique shimmery texture. Several colors of paint are combined to create the effect
Color and Paint 101
Understanding color concepts and painting techniques will help you pick the right hues the first time -- and apply paint in a way that will last. Here are some tips to get you started.
Gold Star Greeting Card You Can Make
A special painting technique gives these holiday cards a unique shimmery texture.
Dreamy Nurseries for Babies
Garden Glory Overscaled flowers adorn the walls of this garden-inspired nursery . Simple stencils and sponge- painting techniques created the look, an inexpensive way to establish a visually stimulating environment. By laying out the stencils
5 Ways to Use Color in Small Spaces
horizontal line that keeps the walls visually separated so the room doesn't look any smaller than it is. The painting technique of layering on glazes of color gives a wall depth. Separating the wall into blocks of color is another trick
Refresh Your Space with Paint: Ideas for Updating Your Home
that were further decorated with dots of paint applied with the rounded end of an artist's paintbrush. Crinkle Painting Technique This speedy-to-apply finish involves mixing paint with glaze, applying it over a base coat with a roller
BHG.com / Decorating / Interior Painting / Decorative Painting / Painted Gingham Painted Gingham Add a quick punch ..... a fabric-covered look. Don't worry if your painting technique isn't perfect -- subtle flaws just add to the
How to Paint Stunning Stripes
BHG.com / Decorating / Interior Painting / Painting Techniques / How to Paint Stunning Stripes How to Paint Stunning Stripes Here's the step-by-step instruction on painting your walls
In a Glaze
tips that will help you create a look you'll love. Decorative painting has long been a prized skill of professional painters ..... in lighter colorations and more subtle patterns. Most decorative painting tools are inexpensive, already in your home, and usable
Quiet Beauty: Swedish Style
placed around the perimeter of the room serve multiple uses. Painted panels adorn walls. In Swedish design, decorative painting stands in for the elaborate carved moldings of period French and Italian design. Slipcovers and loosely fitted