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How to Paint Striped Walls for a Contrast of Color

Give a living room a fun wave of warm brown painted stripes to add a contrast of color.

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Top 100 Painting Walls Projects

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

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

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

    Here are the DIY Bascis for painting an accent wall.

  3. 3. How to Paint an Accent Wall (00:04:45)

    Shannon Kaye demonstrates how to paint and stencil an accent wall.

  4. 4. Painting Technique (03:35)

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

  5. 5. Color Your Home (04:40)

    Tour the colorful home of an artist who uses color in unexpected ways.

  6. 6. How to Create Terra Fresco Walls

    Create a Tuscan look with terra fresco walls by using a plaster mix and shades of terra cotta paint.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 7. Painting With Rags (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics for rag painting.

  8. 8. How to Paint Wall Stripes

    Painting stripes is one of the easiest ways to add dimension to any room without using wallpaper.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. How to Create Wall Texture

    Adding texture to walls can give a room richness and depth. Learn from the experts on how to add texture to your walls.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 11. Painting Patterns With Tape

    Learn how to customize a wall with tape and paint.

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  12. 12. Colorwashing Paint Techniques (05:30)

    Try an easy painting method to create soft, understated walls.

  13. 13. How to Prep Walls Before Painting

    How to prepare walls before starting your next painting project.

  14. 14. How to Paint Walls for a City Suite

    Soft lavender and Eastern-flair stencils painted on the walls bring a calming effect to this tiny condo bedroom-dining space.

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

    Here are the DIY Basics for painting horizontal stripes.

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