Special Effects - 10 Top Painting And Decorating Design Techniques

Special Effects: 10 Top Painting And Decorating Design Techniques

Want to use your imagination and turn your home into the place of your dreams? Special effects painting and decorating design could be the answer for you. Full article with thanks to: hamiltondecoratingtools.co.uk/news/top-10-painting-decorating-effects-to-use-in-the-home Paint colours can play an important role in changing the interior design and mood of your client’s home. As a professional painter and decorator, you can use …

The Basic Rules of Painting And Decorating

The Basic Rules of Painting And Decorating

Full article with thanks to: bhg.com/decorating/paint/how-tos/painting-tips-for-novices Are you breaking these all-important painting rules? Before you start your room makeover, read our must-know tips for first-time painters. It’s time to lay down the law—there are three immutable laws of painting. These are the secrets of painting that will deliver the best results every time, no professional painter required. Each law is used …

How To Decorate Your Home With Polka Dots

How To Decorate Your Home With Polka Dots

Full article with thanks to: houzz.co.uk/magazine/decorating-smart-ways-to-decorate-with-polka-dots-stsetivw-vs~34691698 More than any other pattern, spots have a natural freshness that can lift any scheme in seconds. Be it traditional or modern, boudoir or bathroom, by adding a wall of polka dots or covering a favourite chair in retro circles, your home will take on a charming, classic vibe that will never date. Check …

Why You Should Add Chalkboard Paint To Your Home

Why You Should Add Chalkboard Paint To Your Home

Full article with thanks to: bhg.com/decorating/paint/projects/chalkboard-paint It’s beloved by crafters and DIY decorators: Chalkboard paint is a fun and easy-to-use product with tons of creative potential. Learn more about the medium and get inspired by our creative chalkboard paint ideas. Take a spin around Pinterest and you’ll see that chalkboards have a place outside the classroom. Chalkboard paint has almost …

When To Decorate Using Circular Shapes

When To Decorate Using Circular Shapes

Full article with thanks to: houzz.co.uk/magazine/decorating-how-and-why-to-decorate-with-circular-shapes-stsetivw-vs~31948009 There is something so satisfying about a circle. Its self-contained neatness; its perfectly simple shape. Circles are also packed with associations. Many of the most vital ingredients of life are circular, after all, from the sun in the sky to a wedding ring or a dinner plate! We relate to circles and are comforted …

How To Master Painting And Decorating

How To Master Painting And Decorating

Full article with thanks to: thisoldhouse.com/painting/21015129/24-tips-for-painting-trim-and-walls Ask just about any painting pro, and he’ll tell you that his trade has a real image problem. After all, everyone thinks they can paint—just watch how fast the colour goes up on those done-in-a-day home-makeover shows. Grab a brush, a roller, and a couple of gallons of latex, and you’re all set, right? …

painting and decorating what is faux painting

Painting and Decorating Techniques: Faux Painting

Full article with thanks to: thespruce.com/faux-painting-350779 Faux painting became popular in classical times, where artists would apprentice for 10 years or more with a master faux painter to get recognition and awards for tricking viewers into believing their work was real. Faux painting remains popular throughout time experiencing reappearances in the neoclassical revival of the nineteenth century and the Art Deco …