Articles for tag: Faux Painting, Latex, Latex Paint, Painting Your Home, Types of Paint

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Latex Vs. Oil-Based Paint: Which is Best ?

Paint is one of the least expensive ways to improve the look of your home, and is a project that yields fast results. Spend one day painting your home and you’ll be able to see the difference in no time flat. However, sifting through the various types of paint on the market and choosing which ...

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How to Transform a Concrete Floor with Paint and Glitter

What could be worse than tearing up the grotesque, earthworm-hued carpet in your basement, only to find concrete? This was my dilemma recently, when I lifted the carpet in the finished basement in our new house. What did I expect to find-glowing, blonde hardwood floors? I shouldn’t have been surprised. However, I have precious little ...

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Pros & Cons of Painting Over Wallpaper

There it is, the house of your dreams! As you roll into the driveway you couldn’t imagine a greater place to live. Serene woods, a lovely home with incredible curb appeal, and best of all it is just the right price. As you walk into the home you are very satisfied with the layout of ...

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Home Painting Tips: Water-Based or Oil-Based Paints?

Before you begin that painting job, there is one very big decision you need to make. Do you go with oil-based paint, or with water-based paint? How will you know which is the better choice? Which paint should you use when painting over a surface that has already been painted? Which is best for painting ...

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How to Paint a Faux Metallic Finsh

Metallic glaze are the easiest way to create dramatic metallic look on any wall in your home. This is a simple project; you don’t need to have any experience with glazing or even painting your own walls. There are a few differ coats of paint in this metallic wall finish project, so you will need ...

Making Children’s Play Furniture Look Vintage

Children’s table and chair sets are available at almost every yard sale that is selling children’s things. Most often they are novelty sets that reflect children’s movies, television shows or cartoons. When the child’s interests change, the items are disposed of. Looking beyond pretty fairies or purple and green dinosaurs, these sets can be transformed ...

Safe Paint Disposal: How to Get Rid of Old Paint

Paint is a product that’s found almost everywhere you look. It is used to protect structures from the weather and metals from rust, but also to add a little variety and interest to our surroundings. Paint is such a common household product that every household has generated paint waste and by-products at one point or ...