Indoor Painting Projects

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Interior Painting 8 - Large Surfaces

You’ve cut in all the areas around the edges of the walls and ceilings where the roller can’t reach. Now you’re ready to attack the large areas of your ceiling and then your walls. Be sure the space is well lit so you can see any ridges or drips. The ceilings will be some of your toughest painting.

Interior Painting - Introduction

If you follow some straightforward procedures, doing your own painting can be enjoyable and effective. With a little study, you can prepare a wall, estimate materials, and use your tools correctly. Pay particular attention to the section on wall preparation and repair. It will guide you through this

How to Sponge Paint Clouds

Learning how to sponge paint clouds is fun, easy and will add texture and realism to your painting. Clouds

Wall Stencil Designs: 2 Stencil Ideas

If you plan to decorate your home with stenciled patterns on your walls, you will need one or more wall

Interior Painting 2 - Checklist for Tools and Materials

The proper tool for the proper job. That’s what they say. They’re right. A good tool may be more expensive, but it will pay off in the end. A cheap paintbrush costs a lot less than a high quality one, but when that cheap brush leaves cast off bristles embedded in your paint job, it’s clear you

Interior Painting 9 - Painting the Trim and Woodwork

Painting the Trim After you have finished all the large surfaces, you’re ready to paint the trim and woodwork. Up until now most of your work has been on large surfaces, and detailing was not important. To do the trim, you need to change your mental set about painting. You are changing from rough work

Interior Painting 4 - Preparing the Wall

Preparing a Room for Paint Prepping a room for painting isn’t as exciting as laying down new color, and no one will ever compliment you on how well you set up a drop cloth, but proper preparation is the key to a good looking, long lasting paint job. Without proper prep, a paint job may look pretty

Interior Painting 6 - General Tips

Before you dip your brush, take a moment to make sure you know how to properly use and work with the paint. Doing it right is essential for a professional-looking paint job. You have prepped the surfaces and chosen the right paint and applicators, now what do you do with them? Boxing Paint First, there