Sponge Painting Your Walls

by Karen Bates
(last updated March 17, 2014)

When it comes to decorating your home, there are many things to consider. For instance, you will need to plan which color schemes you want in each room, what furniture and decorations will fit in specific areas, and the general feeling that you want to evoke with your overall decorating choice.

Many people who want to decorate rooms around the house do the job themselves, adding a personalized and unique look. A do-it-yourself project or two can make a huge difference to the appearance of an area, and the best part is that by taking on the job yourself you are likely to save money in the process.

There are many surfaces with the potential for a little renovation, but one way to make a huge difference in your home's appearance is by re-painting the walls. The walls of your home can have a huge impact on the look and feel of a room, and depending on the colors or designs you choose to have on your walls, different moods and feelings can be emphasized. For this reason, painting the walls can be a great way to make a drastic change to a room without completely replacing furniture, carpet, and other furnishings. By adding a new coat of paint to the walls, you can totally transform a room.

The paint you apply to your walls doesn't have to be a simple, plain coat. If you are interested in doing something a bit more exciting, you can try sponge painting your walls. Sponge painting is a painting technique where you use a sponge to apply paint instead of a regular brush. This adds texture and interest to your walls and can give your room a very unique and beautiful look.

To sponge paint on your walls, you will need to choose the color or colors you want for the project and purchase some interior paint. If you want to use a few colors, make sure they are similar for a more elegant look. You will also need a sea sponge to apply your paint to the walls. To get beautiful walls, simply sponge the paint onto the surface with the sponge until you get the look you want. Adding this textured look to your walls can be especially helpful if there are any defects or uneven spots on the wall that you want to cover up.

Sponge painting the walls in your home is the perfect way to achieve a unique look without needing to redecorate your entire home.

Author Bio

Karen Bates

An English student who enjoys writing and art, Karen has had her poetry published in her university's literary journal and has several novels in the works. ...

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