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Creating a Metallic Paint Finish

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Top 100 Painting Walls Projects

  1. 1. Get Your Rag Rolling (02:01)

    Try this rag rolling technique to dress up your walls with classy colors.

  2. 2. Painting Technique (03:35)

    Nancy Golden shows a painting technique with a diamond template for walls.

  3. 3. Mama's Getting Granite (03:49)

    Jen saves over $19,000 -- enough to have granite installed in her kitchen.

  4. 4. Oil- vs. Water-Based Paint (02:50)

    In rooms prone to moisture, which is best to use on the walls and cabinets?

  5. 5. Sandpaper Art (03:24)

    Paint with sand to create dynamic textured wall art.

  6. 6. How To Add Horizontal Stripes and a Hutch To A Room

    A room gets a modern European flair with black horizontal stripes on the cream walls and a hutch enhanced with bright colors.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 7. Tips and Techniques for Painting Walls, Windows and Doors

    Learn the best way and the most-efficient, step-by-step order for painting a room.

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  8. 8. Painting an Accent Wall (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Bascis for painting an accent wall.

  9. 9. Painting Horizontal Stripes (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics for painting horizontal stripes.

  10. 10. Restoring Plaster Detailing (00:02:07)

    Nicole restores the original plaster and ceiling details in a 1929 duplex.

  11. 11. How To Create a Focal Wall

    To create faux limestone bricks on a wall as a focal point, use the trompe l'oeil painting technique.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 12. How To Paint Stripes on a Wall

    Stripes have a striking first appearance, but they also create a balanced, well-organized feeling while adding height to a room.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 13. Victorian Wallpaper (03:43)

    Mke your own Victorian style wallpaper with paint and glazes.

  14. 14. Colorwashing Walls

    Transform a plain room into a colorful and decorative space, by using paint and glaze to colorwash walls.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  15. 15. RVT Extension Paint Sprayer (00:01:02)

    Skip the scaffolding and paint walls up to 20 feet tall with this sprayer.

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