DIY Wall Painting and Faux Finishing Tutorials

wall, ceiling and trim paint in a dining room
Interior Painting Ideas-
Suggestion for painting and decorating walls, ceilings and trim molding in your home
decorating scheme for a living room
Interior Decorating Ideas-
Tips and methods for choosing room décor including paint colors, floor coverings, furnishings and fixtures
faux painting glaze
Faux Painting Glaze-
Using a color wheel to mix glaze and paint colors for faux finishing and other projects
sponge painting techniques
Sponge Painting-
Techniques for transparent, opaque, and flowing sponge finishes for walls, ceilings and more
stone faux finish
Stone Faux Finishes-
Have fun turning any surface in the house into stone using this process
faux crackle painting
Crackled Paint-
Bring old furniture back to life with this easy process for creating an antique look
faux painting finish on walls
Faux Wall Painting-
Enjoy endless creative possibilities with this simple, easy&$45;to-do wall finishing process
rag painting faux finish
Rag Painting-
Create a faux leather or suede finish with these techniques for walls and furnishings
faux painting dragging and combing
Drag Painting Techniques-
Faux drag painting process, also called strié, for walls or furniture using combing and brushing techniques
paint stripes on walls
Paint Stripes on Walls-
How to measure, tape, and paint vertical stripes on walls including varied and consistent widths
touch up wall paint
Touching Up Wall Paint-
How to clean up wall and ceiling finishes so they look better, not worse
painting trim molding
Painting Trim Molding-
Method for painting a straight line between trim molding and wall or ceiling paint using masking tape, VIDEO included
painting a white ceiling
Painting a White Ceiling-
How to paint a nice, straight line between ceiling and wall accent colors, VIDEO included
paint brushing techniques
Paint Brushing Techniques-
Tips for brushing wall, ceiling, and trim edges to cut-in before rolling
diagram for painting a ceiling with a roller
Painting Walls and Ceilings With a Roller-
Techniques for rolling paint on walls and ceilings for a smooth, consistent finish, VIDEO included
touch up wall paint
Interior Room Painting-
Tips for setup and painting a standard interior room, includes tips for bathrooms and unusual surfaces like wallpaper and paneling
scraping peeling exterior paint
Painting Preparation Techniques-
How to prepare all types of room surfaces before painting
trim prep techniques diy
Preparing Wood Trim-
Use these techniques to prepare wood trim molding for a lasting paint finish
trim caulking techniques diy
Caulking Techniques-
Use these trim caulking techniques for a professional looking paint job, VIDEO included
rotted wood trim repaired
Repair Rotted Wood-
How to repair rotted wood trim molding with epoxy filler
efflorescence on concrete surface
Repairing and Painting Concrete-
Removing efflorescent bubbling, repairing minor cracks, and painting masonry surfaces
about cleaning and blocking stains
Cleaning and Blocking Stains-
Rules and tips for cleaning all types of stains on household surfaces, clothing and more
scraping exterior peeling paint
Repainting Lead Paint-
EPA guidelines for preparing and painting lead-based painted surfaces in the home
rolling a cabinet case
Painting Kitchen Cabinets-
How to prepare and paint kitchen cabinets, doors and cases
removing vinyl wallpaper
Wallpaper Removal-
Easy process for removing wallpaper and paste for vinyl and paper wallpaper, old and new
improvised scaffolding using ladders and lumber
Painting High Ceilings-
Tips for using ladders and lumber to build scaffolding to repair and paint high ceilings
house Dutch Lap siding
Painting House Exterior-
Preping and painting methods for exterior house siding and trim, VIDEO included
about paint rollers
Choosing a Paint Roller-
A guide to choosing the right roller for paint finish and surface
about paint tools and materials
About House Paint, Primer, and Solvent-
All about house paints, primers, and solvents and how to choose the right one for surface and location
paint roller extension pole
How to Wash Brushes and Rollers-
Washing paint brushes and rollers to save money and the environment, VIDEO included
about paint tools and materials
Painting and Wall Tools--choose the right tools and materials for repairing and finishing walls, ceilings, and trim

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