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Striping Painting Technique: A Little-Known Way To Create A Modern Look In Your Home

We have an article on our blog about Striping painting technique. This technique is used in many areas of architecture and home design, including walls, ceilings, floors, etc.

Striping is a painting technique in which the background color is painted using a stencil. In this post, we discuss various ways to use this technique.

You will learn how to apply various types of pattern, stripe or color paint techniques.

Also, we will show you how to use a simple and easy to follow step by step tutorial on how to apply a stripe design to your own home using our Stripe Paint. We also include tips on how to create a seamless look.

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Repaint your home through handmade procedure

You can check on the internet for new and fun ideas, though they are not unique, most of them are new and not all people wants to repaint their home through handmade procedure, so you are still lucky because you will not have much competitor in using a particular home design. You can also check for new colored paints, it’s also available in most hardware and online shops today. Feel free to visit the internet now for more exciting and amazing designs you can adapt and try.

Striped painting


There’s no restrictions in striping painting, what will be the look of your home is the outcome of your idea. It’s the result of your own technique, so you need to work on your skills before you actually start doing it. You also need to consider safety precautions when working as you may fall or might commit an accident. You need to ensure the work place is safe.

Always ensure that paints and other chemicals are away from kids, you also need to have enough ventilation, so you won’t be suffocated when you start working. Paints contain harmful materials that are hazardous to health of young and old people, you shouldn’t inhale it for a longer time, and enough ventilation is need on your workplace. You should always work with caution to avoid accident.

Safety measures to paint at home

Besides, you should be aware that some paints have toxic fumes, so you need to wear a mask to prevent breathing it in. You should wear gloves to prevent your skin from getting damage due to strong fumes. You should also make sure that you are wearing shoes while doing this kind of work because of strong fumes.

There are also paints that contain lead, so make sure you wear a respirator. You should also wear safety shoes and boots.

How to prepare a room to paint

Make sure that the place where you do this is free from dust. Also, ensure that you have a good light source. This will be an advantage to you in doing a smooth work. When you are done with the painting of your home, you need to clean the place using a soap and water. You need to wipe everything so you don’t have any traces or stains left on the walls.

There are some areas that you need to consider in cleaning the walls. These include doors, ceilings, windows and cabinets. You can also use different cleaning products to clean the walls. Make sure that you apply a primer to the wall before painting it. It will help to make the paint stick well. You need to consider the color of the wall because it affects the look of the whole house. You should also make sure that you paint the outside of the house first so that you don’t make any mistake when painting the inside of the house.

How to use a mask to paint a wall

Besides this, you also need to have a proper mask while working with paints.

You can use a brush or a roller to apply the paint. As you need to ensure that you do it in a proper way and you should use a thin coat so it won’t be difficult to remove. You need to make sure that it won’t get dried because when the paint gets dried, the color is harder to remove. This is why it’s recommended to use a roller. It will help you to cover a large surface of the room at once.

Spray or airbrush?

If you want to paint a room, you may choose to use a spray or airbrush. You can spray it in any area of your room or even in the entire house. It can be used indoors as well as outdoors, but it is not recommended to use a spray indoors because of the risk of getting sick. If you want to paint an outdoor area, then you need to ensure that it is clean and you should have a dust free environment.

You can use a brush or a roller to apply the paint. As you need to ensure that you do it in a proper way and you should use a thin coat so it won’t be difficult to remove. You need to make sure that it won’t get dried because when the paint gets dried, the color is harder to remove. This is why it’s recommended to use a roller.

Use your free time to paint your home

Do you have a spare time? You can have a spare time painting, and this spare time you can make use of it to decorate your home. The more you paint, the better and nicer your home will be. Painting is not an easy task, you need to be skillful in it, as you don’t want to look like a newbie in it. This can be hard to do, but you can try to learn it as fast as you can. It’s the most challenging but rewarding task you have.

Use your garage as a workplace

The idea of having a garage workshop may seem intimidating to some people. It may appear to be a very complicated thing to set up. But once you’ve got a workshop, you’re going to have a lot more fun than you ever thought possible. So, if you’re thinking about setting up a workshop, you need to take the time to read this article.

One of the best ways to protect the walls of your garage workshop is to lay down plastic sheeting. You don’t want to buy a large piece of plastic and store it, you want to use it right away. The reason why you want to use plastic is that you don’t want to damage the walls. You can use plastic to help protect the walls, but also to cover other things that you are storing in your garage.

References

  1. For over 40 years, the Home Decorators Collection has provided inspiration and ideas for decorating with everything you need to transform your home into a showplace. We have over 200 full color magazines with detailed tutorials and how-to guides for painting furniture, cabinets and walls. You will also find wall paintings in all sizes and a collection of inspiring paint colors. And if you can’t find what you’re looking for, just send us an email or give us a call and we’ll help you find what you need.
  2. Paint Your World is the world's largest source of home decorating ideas, featuring over 400,000 do-it-yourself projects. You'll find projects for every room of your house, as well as ideas for small spaces, kitchens, decks and outdoor living. And with tips and tricks from top designers, it’s easy to create a beautiful, well-designed space with any budget.

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Nilda Nora


I love writing about interior design. I am in love with achieving harmony at home to improve the well-being of my family. I usually write for the "Visitacasas" blog, both in Spanish and English, and personally answer the questions about home decoration of all our users.

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