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Faux paint finishes

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Cheesecloth Technique for Faux Finish | eHow

Faux finishes in painting are designed to look like anything but flat paint; wood grain, fabrics, paper and stone-like finishes are all common. Working with cheesecloth on paint will result in a finish that looks like paper or fabric.

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Speir Faux Finishes - Provides Decorative Paint & Plaster Finishes with Venetian Italian Lime Plaster and Faux Finishes. - Sarasota,Fl., Lakewood Ranch, Florida

DIY Home Decor: How To Paint a Faux Concrete Wall Finish

A few years ago I wrote about a distressed glazing technique which has a distressed feel to it, a way we developed to add visual texture to your walls that doesn’t like a stock rag rolling. Here, we take this process one step further. The look is both soft and contemporary, works well in urban environments, and is still livable. It’s unique every time, and in this example we’re emphasizing a linear quality, as if the “concrete” was poured into a wood formwork.

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This was my first time stripping furniture and using liming wax! The furniture stripping was ... interesting. But I really liked the liming wax. (If you've never heard of it, I can't wait to show you!) It was able to give me a cross between bleached and whitewashed wood. Let me introduce you to this… Read More How to get a rustic, bleached wood finish

cobblestones-French Linen and Paris Grey-start by laying out the cobbles sponges after rolling them with paint-Colin follows along and adds smears and swipes of French linen and Graphite and then sponges it in.

Round two on the floors at the new Reading store had Colin taking over completely after about 5 hours of squatting and shifting across the floor. I couldn't take it anymore! My knees and butt were worn out and any muscles found in the gluteus maximus were being rediscovered with a vengeance and they begged me to be kind and knock it off!! So at about 4 in the afternoon I switched to ragging the walls. At least I could stand and climb a ladder and when I got down low I could plop onto the…

color washing walls with cheesecloth and water and paint

If you are ready to redecorate and try your hand at color washing the walls (see the images), it does not have to be expensive. A little paint and a few tips go a long way.