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Interior Painting Techniques

Sharp paint lines complete your look and produce professional looking results. Visit the "How-To-Mask" page to learn this easy skill. Then browse the tip sheets below for decorative interior painting techniques you can apply to any room or project.

Dipped Succulent Planters

*NEW* Diamond Pattern Bathroom Makeover

Paint a diamond wall pattern in your bathroom.
Ornament Boxes

*NEW* DIY Plaid Wood Holiday Sign

Decorate your mantel with a holiday sign!
Diamond Pattern Bathroom Makeover » DIY Plaid Wood Holiday Sign »
Dipped Succulent Planters

*NEW* Garage Makeover

A great garage makeover! The power of paint is nothing short of amazing.
Ornament Boxes

*NEW* How to Paint Garage Doors

Painting garage doors and adding hardware can make your building go from drab to fab!
Garage Makeover » How to Paint Garage Doors »
Dipped Succulent Planters

*NEW* Porch Revamp

Decorate around freshly painted lanterns for a visitor ready back porch.
Ornament Boxes

*NEW* Upcycle Idea for Flower Pots

Create a flower pot that will take a starring roll in your curb appeal.
Porch Revamp » Upcycle Idea for Flower Pots »
Dipped Succulent Planters

Dipped Succulent Planters

Decorate your own home décor succullent containers using ScotchBlue™ Painter's Tape.
Ornament Boxes

Ornament Boxes

These DIY ornament boxes make such a fun gift (perfect for holiday hostesses!) and they also double as great holiday home decor!
Dipped Succulent Planters » Ornament Boxes »
DIY Plywood Christmas Tree

DIY Plywood Christmas Tree

Use this cool geometric tree in the kiddo’s room to decorate and spread some Christmas cheer!
I Am Thankful Place Cards

I Am Thankful Place Cards

Decorate your Thanksgiving table with these unique, do-it-yourself clipboard placecards.
DIY Plywood Christmas Tree » I Am Thankful Place Cards »
Create An Antique Door Shelf

Create An Antique Door Shelf

Make an antique door into some lovely shelves. Add a light to the top of it to spice it up a little.
Isolated Stripe with Coordinating Shelf

Isolated Stripe with Coordinating Shelf

Create a little space to pay bills, download music and do research with a starter desk, a simple color blocking idea and ScotchBlue™ Painter's Tape.
Create An Antique Door Shelf » Isolated Stripe with Coordinating Shelf »
Houndstooth Pattern Pillow and Matching Glitter Candles

Houndstooth Pattern Pillow and Matching Glitter Candles

Tape off pillows with a cute pattern and add a little shimmer with some candles.
Retro Diamond Focal Wall

Retro Diamond Focal Wall

One of the easiest ways to spruce up a space is with a painted focal wall.
Houndstooth Pattern Pillow and Matching Glitter Candles » Retro Diamond Focal Wall »
Tips for Painting A Room

Tips for Painting A Room

The room became so much brighter and cleaner by just changing the color from a standard beige.
How to Paint a Color Block Family Gallery Wall

How to Paint a Color Block Family Gallery Wall

Hang your family pictures in the center of each color block, step back and enjoy your color block family gallery wall!
Tips for Painting A Room » How to Paint a Color Block Family Gallery Wall »
Freshly Painted Front Door

Freshly Painted Front Door

A freshly painted door can make such a huge difference in your hallway.
Painted Fruit Slice Umbrellas

Painted Fruit Slice Umbrellas

Turn some plain umbrellas into ones that look good enough to eat!
Freshly Painted Front Door » Painted Fruit Slice Umbrellas »
Farmhouse Style Table Makeover

Farmhouse Style Table Makeover

Create a two toned farmhouse style table mixing rich dark wood and rustic white.
Colorblock Trivets

Colorblock Trivets

Create colorful trivets for your serving dishes.
Farmhouse Style Table Makeover » Colorblock Trivets »
Painted Stripe Runner

Painted Stripe Runner

Create a colorful striped runner using ScotchBlue™ Painter's Tape.
How to Make A Colorful Grill Tool Organizer

How to Make A Colorful Grill Tool Organizer

Make a colorful geometric grilling tool organizer.
Painted Stripe Runner » How to Make A Colorful Grill Tool Organizer »
Digitized Painted Pumpkin Tray

Digitized Painted Pumpkin Tray

This newly refreshed tray is holiday-ready and serves as a favorite go-to for offering drinks and treats!
Chic Painted Fall Pumpkins

Chic Painted Fall Pumpkins

Transform boring old foam pumpkins into beautiful pieces of autumn decor that you can use year after year.
Digitized Painted Pumpkin Tray » Chic Painted Fall Pumpkins »
Simple Stenciled Napkins

Simple Stenciled Napkins

Make your own napkins with a tribal stencil using ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape.
Chalkboard Serving Tray

Chalkboard Serving Tray

Create a menu board tray that will be a conversation piece and allow your guests to know what dishes are what.
Simple Stenciled Napkins » Chalkboard Serving Tray »
Create a Design on a Pillow

Create a Design on a Pillow

This navy cane patterned pillow was so downright easy, you’d be silly not to try it.
Diamond Pattern Patio Floor

Diamond Pattern Patio Floor

Create an amazing difference by painting a design on your patio. The pattern will pop with furniture.
Create a Design on a Pillow » Diamond Pattern Patio Floor »
Diamond Wall Art Design

Diamond Wall Art Design

Crisscross parallel lines to create a diamond pattern on your wall.
Frame Wallpaper Design

Frame Wallpaper Design

Simply tape up rectangles of different sizes with the ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape.
Diamond Wall Art Design » Frame Wallpaper Design »
Hand Painted Table Runner

Hand Painted Table Runner

It is simple to create a table runner in the exact color and design of your choosing.
Herringbone Accent Wall

Herringbone Accent Wall

Brighten up your kitchen with an interesting accent wall - it adds so much.
Hand Painted Table Runner » Herringbone Accent Wall »
How to Make Your Own Wall Stencil Design

How to Make Your Own Wall Stencil Design

The great part about making your own wall design is the fact the design can be as unique as you wish it to be.
Nightstand table with Faux Stained Stripes

Nightstand table with Faux Stained Stripes

Add a new industrial chic look to your nightstands.
How to Make Your Own Wall Stencil Design » Nightstand table with Faux Stained Stripes »
Planter Box Picture Frame with Stripes

Planter Box Picture Frame with Stripes

Add beauty and function to your kitchen with this easy to make and affordable organizer.
Pop Art Inspired Bookshelf

Pop Art Inspired Bookshelf

Create a new refreshed look to an old bookshelf.
Planter Box Picture Frame with Stripes » Pop Art Inspired Bookshelf »
Spring Themed Wall Art Piece Above Mantel

Spring Themed Wall Art Piece Above Mantel

Painted DIY wall art is an easy and inexpensive way to add color and pattern to a room.
Terracotta Flower Pot Designs

Terracotta Flower Pot Designs

Perk up those planters and add a little pizzazz to your patio or deck this summer!
Spring Themed Wall Art Piece Above Mantel » Terracotta Flower Pot Designs »
Accent Shapes

Accent Shapes

See how accent shapes in complimentary colors add instant dimension to a room.
Accent Wall Frames & Chair Rail

Accent Wall Frames & Chair Rail

Dining rooms and living rooms go from ordinary to extraordinary using this simple technique.
Accent Shapes Technique » Accent Wall Frames & Chair Rail Technique »
Accent Walls

Accent Walls

Creating accent walls adds to the decor and drama of any space.
Big, Bold Stripes

Big, Bold Stripes

Add a splash of bold, modern elegance to a classic room.
Accent Walls Technique » Big, Bold Stripes Technique »
Cabinet Door Chalkboard

Cabinet Door Chalkboard

Here's a fun, creative way to reuse discarded cabinet doors.
Cabinet Update

Cabinet Update

Give your kitchen, laundry room or basement cabinets a whole new look using a fresh coat of paint.
Cabinet Door Chalkboard Technique » Cabinet Update Technique »
Chalkboards & Chair Rail

Chalkboards & Chair Rail

Wall chalkboards are a fun, versatile and personal way to share messages in offices, family rooms or entry halls.
Checkerboard Chair Rail

Checkerboard Chair Rail

A checkerboard chair rail is a simple way to add interest and contrast.
Chalkboards & Chair Rail » Checkerboard Chair Rail Technique »
Diamond Patterns

Diamond Patterns

Use tone-on-tone colors in rooms where you want a more classic feel or bright, contrasting colors in rooms that inspire creativity.
DIY Halloween Spooky Bats & Boo Buckets

DIY Halloween Spooky Bats & Boo Buckets

Liven up your dining room table decor DIY Halloween style.
Diamond Patterns Technique » DIY Halloween Spooky Bats & Boo Buckets »
DIY Wrapping Paper

DIY Wrapping Paper

Have fun creating stripes, patterns, squares, letters or whatever your heart desires.
Family Message Board

Family Message Board

Keep track of family activities with this simple message board.
DIY Wrapping Paper » FAMILY MESSAGE BOARD TECHNIQUE »
Furniture Refresh

Furniture Refresh

Combine classic with contemporary by giving old furniture a new look.
Game Table

Game Table

Bring fun and games to life with a touch of your own creativity!
Furniture Refresh Technique » Game Table Technique »
Glazed Stone Blocks

Glazed Stone Blocks

Get the look of expensive stone at a fraction of the cost using this introduction to faux finishing.
Growth Chart

Growth Chart

With a hand-crafted growth chart, you won't have to miss an inch!
Glazed Stone Blocks Technique » Growth Chart Technique »
Home Organization Center

Home Organization Center

Helping you manage your busy lifestyle.
How to Paint Chevron on a Potting Bench

How to Paint Chevron on a Potting Bench

It’s graphic and bold and makes the porch jealous.
Home Organization Center Technique » How to Paint Chevron on a Potting Bench »
Perfect Patio Pair

Perfect Patio Pair

Create a stylish patio set that ties your whole yard together.
Painted Mason Jar Containers

Painted Mason Jar Containers

This project is a great way to transform plain glass jars into beautiful containers.
Perfect Patio Pair Technique » Painted Mason Jar Containers »
Polka Dots

Polka Dots

Oversized polka dots make decorating fun and create lively accents for nurseries, playrooms, or any room in the house.
Projector Screen

Projector Screen

Your family room, den or basement can be the star attraction when it's time to view a movie at home.
Polka Dots Technique » Projector Screen Technique »
Soft Strie Molding

Soft Strie Molding

This stunning technique lets you add color and dimension to moldings, doors and paneling.
Square Motif

Square Motif

Reflect your creativity and style with a fun square motif.
Soft Strie Molding Technique » Square Motif »
Stars & Stripes Serving Tray

Stars & Stripes Serving Tray

Add a touch of charm to your summertime holiday – or any day!
Stripes: Even-Width

Stripes: Even-Width

Create a classic look with wide, even stripes, or go for more playful look using bold colors and varied widths.
Stars & Stripes Serving Tray » Stripes: Even-Width »
Stripes: Multi-Width

Stripes: Multi-Width

Variations on a striped pattern are easy to achieve when you use the right masking techniques.
Stylish Student Desk

Stylish Student Desk

Create an imaginative study space that any student will love.
Stripes: Multi-Width » Stylish Student Desk »
This Just In Board

"This Just In" Board

Make household news easy to access and fun to share.
Wall Graphics

Wall Graphics

Wall graphics let you create playful or sophisticated geometric statements on any room in your home.
"This Just In" Board » Wall Graphics Technique »

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