Faux Finishing

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How to Apply Venetian Plaster Over Existing Wallpaper

You can use Venetian plaster to disguise the wallpaper pasted on your walls. This will mean that you

Choosing the Best Colors for Color Washing Your Walls

Color washing is a decorating technique that can be used to create different effects of color. A range

What to Consider when Buying Venetian Plaster Wallpaper

Venetian plaster wallpaper is a beautiful way to ad an elegant touch to a room. This type of wall covering

Venetian Plaster Basics Explained

Venetian plaster is a highly decorative finishing technique used on walls both inside and outside. Historically,

Choosing the Best Walls in Your Home to Give a Matte Finish

Choosing the best walls to paint with a matte finish coat of paint needs much thought and consideration.

How to Antique Finish a Coffee Table

Genuine antique finished coffee tables can be quite expensive. Luckily, it is easy to create a faux antique

Distress a Leather Jacket

Distress leather is always fashionable especially if it is a distressed leather jacket. There is no need

How to Make a Distressed Leather Chair

One of the newest home décor trends is to have a distressed leather chair. Let's say you

How to Make a Distressed Leather Belt

Although new leather garments and accessories are nice, a distressed leather belt has character of

How to Distress Denim

To create a worn, faded look you can distress denim yourself without spending a lot of money. Keep in

How to Remove Faux Paint Finishes

Faux paint finishes are typically applied with sponges as well as brushes. These types of applications

What is the difference between stucco and faux stucco?

Traditional stucco and faux stucco are two completely different products used for walls. Stucco is made

Faux Finishing - Bricking

Bricks have a rustic quality to them. They look rugged, strong and capable of withstanding a lot of punishment.

Faux Finishing - Lime Washing

The attraction of faux finishing is that you can use ordinary paints in combination with glaze mixtures

Pickling Wood to Reproduce the Old World Charm

Different sources give different definitions for wood pickling. One account reports that galvanized

How to Create Distressed Jeans

Clothes styles do come and go, and one style that is currently “in” is distressed jeans.

Illuminating Your Wood Floor With Stencil Designs

Faux finishes, a name coined for the artistic effects created by painting on wooden or metallic surfaces,

Faux Painting Techniques Using Washes and Glazes, Part 2

< Back to Part 1: Choosing Washes and Glazes Dual Techniques Color washing, also spelled colorwashing,

Faux Painting Techniques Using Washes and Glazes, Part 1

Decorative faux finishes are simple ways of creating color, depth, and illusion on any surface. However,