Painting Techniques

Painting techniques add texture, dimension, and style to walls with these step-by-step painting techniques. Follow our decorative painting technique tips to determine what finish is best for your room or project. Plus, learn the techniques to paint more than just walls.

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Choosing the Perfect Paint Color for Every Room Just Got So Much Easier
Discover our favorite tools for buying the right paint color. These digital (and mostly free) services are like having your own personal designer on your phone!
How to Paint Stair Steps and Staircases
Give a fresh look to one of the focal points of your home's design by painting the steps. This is an important feature, so you'll want to do it right with our tips!

More Painting Techniques

How to Use a Paint Roller
Painting with a roller is easy once you know the steps. Here's a quick refresher on how to use one for a speedy and flawless paint job.
How to Sponge-Paint Curtains

Turn plain curtains into one-of-a-kind beauties with this easy painting technique, which yields a gorgeous watercolor effect.