Building Your Own Home

Written by George Stevens

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Decorative Wall Painting Techniques

Written by Niall Roche

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you may just want to create a wallpaper effect by stamping or stenciling a simple design over your base coat. However, you may want to go a step further with your project and use stencils or stamps to create a faux brick or stone wall. You donít need to be an artist to create one of these faux finishes. Just follow these simple steps. First, paintrepparttar walls withrepparttar 100020 color you chose forrepparttar 100021 mortar betweenrepparttar 100022 bricks or stones. Oncerepparttar 100023 base coat is dry, stamp or stencil your bricks or stones overrepparttar 100024 base coat. Oncerepparttar 100025 brick or stonework is dry, spatter a bit ofrepparttar 100026 darker color over your faux art to give it depth and make it appear more realistic.

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