you tired of your white walls? Ready for a change? Or maybe you're feeling very
way to jazz up that dull room or hallway is by using a technique called faux
is doing it, Faux and decorative painting can often replace colorful wallpaper
or plain finishes. Marbleizing, stripping and spongeing are only a few of the
methods that can be used.
can create their own color schemes as well. Softer colors generally produce
better results, using several shades of one color in order to achieve an
interesting monochromatic effect. "Camel tones and blues are making a comeback.
Decorative painting can be used in many rooms, in many different ways.
are a great place for spongeing or other faux finishes. The paint will not
steam off or chip away, something that commonly happens with wallpaper.
a large hallway can also prove to be more economical than buying wallpaper to
cover the bare walls. Murals are one other type of decorative painting
technique used from time to time.
can be used in odd spaces, it takes creativity to decide exactly what type of
mural or other finish to use in unique nooks and crannies.