Painting Tips & Techniques
Interior Painting Techniques
Sharp paint lines complete your look and produce professional looking results. Visit the "How-To-Mask" page to learn this easy skill. Then browse the tip sheets below for decorative interior painting techniques you can apply to any room or project.
See how accent shapes in complimentary colors add instant dimension to a room.
Accent Wall Frames & Chair Rail
Dining rooms and living rooms go from ordinary to extraordinary using this simple technique.
Accent Shapes Technique »
Accent Wall Frames & Chair Rail Technique »
Creating accent walls adds to the decor and drama of any space.
Give your kitchen, laundry room or basement cabinets a whole new look using a fresh coat of paint.
Accent Wall Technique »
Cabinet Update Technique »
Chalkboards & Chair Rail
Wall chalkboards are a fun, versatile and personal way to share messages in offices, family rooms or entry halls.
Checkerboard Chair Rail
A checkerboard chair rail is a simple way to add interest and contrast.
Chalkboards & Chair Rail »
Checkerboard Chair Rail Technique »
Use tone-on-tone colors in rooms where you want a more classic feel or bright, contrasting colors in rooms that inspire creativity.
Glazed Stone Blocks
Get the look of expensive stone at a fraction of the cost using this introduction to faux finishing.
Diamond Patterns Technique »
Glazed Stone Blocks Technique »
Oversized polka dots make decorating fun and create lively accents for nurseries, playrooms, or any room in the house.
Your family room, den or basement can be the star attraction when it's time to view a movie at home.
Polka Dots Technique »
Projector Screen Technique »
Soft Strie Molding
This stunning technique lets you add color and dimension to moldings, doors and paneling.
Create a classic look with wide, even stripes, or go for more playful look using bold colors and varied widths.
Soft Strie Molding Technique »
Stripes: Even-Width »
Variations on a striped pattern are easy to achieve when you use the right masking techniques.
Wall graphics let you create playful or sophisticated geometric statements on any room in your home.
Stripes: Multi-Width »
Wall Graphics Technique »
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