Wall painting is a basic, but very important part of interior design and decoration project. Whether you are planning to redecorate your home in full or just wanted to give it a fresh new look, wall painting is a task that you must consider.
Whether you plan to do the wall painting personally or hire someone to do it professionally, it’s pretty important that you know some wall paint tips and technique. This will ensure that you’ll choose the right color and get everything done perfectly.
One huge tip to consider in choosing the paint color is the color and style of your furniture. You should also consider the color of the items and stuff displayed (and plans to display) on your wall. And for more advance tricks and technique, read the following info.
Choose the right color
Like what I’ve said above, the style and color of the furniture must be considered in choosing the wall paint color. But aside from that, you must also consider the look and the ambiance that you wanted to see or feel inside your home. Each and every available wall paint colors (there are lots of them!) represents a certain mood and emotion. You must learn about them before finalizing your wall paint color. You can ask an expert about it, research on the internet a bit or call a friend who knows a thing or two when it comes to colors.
Know the kinds of paints
Wall paints are not created equal. So after finalizing the color you wanted or like, it’s now time to choose the right type of paint. There are oil based paints that dry slowly allowing it to spread smoothly along the surface. There is water based paints that dries in just an hour or so. There is matte finish paint that is highly recommended in low foot trafficked areas. There are also paints that give significant gloss (eggshell finish) perfect for bedrooms.
These are just few of the many types of paints that are available in the market right now. If you are not sure about the type of paint you should use, ask an expert (paint seller or store) for tips and recommendation.
Carefully plan your wall design
After choosing the type and color of the paint, now it’s time for you to plan your design. There are lots of ideas and inspiration available online. You can check out Pinterest for some DIY tips and YouTube for a complete step by step tutorial. There’s no limit to the style and design that you can do. It’s your wall after all so be artistic and creative as you can. Just make sure that the design you choose can complement the furniture items you have at home.
If you are renting an apartment or a home, these tips might not be that applicable or useful. But fret not! Here are some tips and tricks you can follow to spice up your rented walls.