Faux Painting Tips | Faux Painting Formica Laminate Counter Tops

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Hi Painter Ladies! I have a formica bath (half bath really) counter that I would like to do a faux countertop painting on so that it looks more updated.  Until […]

Fixing Faux Finishes: Crumpled Plastic Faux Painting Technique

Questions From Readers

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Do you ever read instructions… and they seem so clear?  Then you work on the project and it comes out a mess, because the instructions apparently are wrong or they […]

Painting Advice: Problems with that Crackle Stuff?

Crackle medium is a fun way to age your furniture, cabinets, a frame, even a painting!  It’s really easy to use…unless it isn’t.  ;)  A newsletter subscriber wrote in recently and was having some problems.  Here’s what he said: Could you please advise how long you need to leave the crackle glaze on before painting […]

Faux Finishes: How to Paint a Faux Exposed Brick Wall Finish

This article is only for those who are ready to learn how to faux paint exposed brick wall finish. I know this can get really boring if your not looking for information about painting a faux exposed brick faux finish.  Sorry… But some are asking for more information and for those people…YOU HAVE TO SEE […]

Faux Painting Tips: Damage From Stripping Wallpaper

  Don’t you LOVE stripping wallpaper?  No?  Not a surprise. I don’t know anyone that actually LIKES this task.  It’s why I choose faux finishes over wallpaper every time. Everyone knows that stripping wallpaper can cause damage… boy, do I know.  Those little gouges can show up like the huge caverns when it comes time […]

Faux Finish How To: Faux Granite

Faux Painting Granite

Faux Granite?  Heck yeah!! Several newsletter subscribers have been writing in to find out about this painting technique.  It’s a pretty good one to do on all sorts of surfaces. Really anything!  And, yes, you can learn to paint faux granite… It’s easy – peasy! Once you are comfortable with the technique of painting faux […]

Faux Painted Floor: How Do You Protect It?

Art on MoMA´s Floor in New York City

So in the last two months I’ve had several people write in that they were painting their floors.  GREAT IDEA! Painting is easy to do and inexpensive. You could paint your floors to look like tile, or marble (check out Debra’s faux marble/granite video if you go that route) or even WOOD!  Yeah…how about painting […]

Faux Finish on a Knock Down Texture Wall – With Coffee?

A photo of a cup of coffee.

Um…Okaaayy.  I’ve never heard of this before…but… none the less… I got the question. A newsletter subscriber wrote in with this question: “Could you give instructions on how to stain a wall that has a knock down texture on it.   I saw on TV that you could stain them with coffee.   To me that would […]

Faux Finish How To: Hand Painted Paper

Okay…I know..I know…it’s PAPER.  But it’s a very popular look in wall coverings.  MUCH better than any roll of wallpaper because this look can be individualized.  You can make it look like anything you want!  Leather, wood, metal, and abstract painting! It’s a real durable finish as well.  Easily wiped down with a mild detergent […]

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