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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.

Accent Shapes

*NEW* DIY Halloween Spooky Bats & Boo Buckets

Liven up your dining room table decor DIY Halloween style.
Accent Wall Frames & Chair Rail

*NEW* How to Paint Chevron on a Potting Bench

It’s graphic and bold and makes the porch jealous.
DIY Halloween Spooky Bats & Boo Buckets » How to Paint Chevron on a Potting Bench »
Accent Shapes

*NEW* Painted Mason Jar Containers

This project is a great way to transform plain glass jars into beautiful containers.
Accent Wall Frames & Chair Rail

*NEW* DIY Wrapping Paper

Have fun creating stripes, patterns, squares, letters or whatever your heart desires.
Painted Mason Jar Containers » DIY Wrapping Paper »
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 Wall 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 »
Diamond Patterns

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
Furniture Refresh

Family Message Board

Keep track of family activities with this simple message board.
Diamond Patterns Technique » 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.
Perfect Patio Pair

Perfect Patio Pair

Create a stylish patio set that ties your whole yard together.
Home Organization Center Technique » Perfect Patio Pair Technique »
Polka Dots

Polka Dots

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

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 »
Diamond Patterns

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!
Glazed Stone Blocks

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 »
Decorative Striped Patterns

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.
Glazed Stone Blocks

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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