DIY, Paint a Room Like a Pro

Tired of looking at that old rusty worn-out paint in your room? As mentioned by, Nowadays people are getting into the habit of painting home interiors because it is a simple DIY project. Get over yourself and adapt to the new hobby of painting home interiors, and it sure will save you some cash.

Design the approach

Try to envision your end product. Will colors blend well together with your ceiling, or will the top require a splash of paint. You are not limited to how you want to paint your room. You can break the norm of all walls having the same color and try to have an accent wall with a different theme color from the rest. Try to give your accent wall a bold color that contrasts the look of the other walls.

Pick out your color

What is your color choice? Would you like warm colors, vivid colors, or cool colors? When choosing a color, you should consider other things like furniture and paintings in your room. When you have settled on your color, you should try them out on your wall to see what your liking would be. You can also try colors of different shades to see how it would blend.

Choose your painting materials.

Depending on the texture and condition of your will, pick materials that will be useful to you. A few necessary materials are rags, sandpaper, paint roller, and paintbrushes.

Decide the amount of paint needed.

The amount of paint required depends on different things. They include:

Surface area to be painted

A deeper color base requires more paint than a lighter color base.

A gray shaded primer reduces the amount of paint needed when you are applying saturated colors.

The texture of surfaces  (rough and smooth)

Make the room ready

Remove furniture from the room or gather them at the center of the room and cover them with a drop cloth. Use the painters’ tape to cover the rooms’ corners, doors, and window casings. You can also cover the sockets and switches with tape.

Blend your paint

Carefully mix your paint, and always remember to stir often before applying it on your walls.

Choose your technique

When painting home interiors, begin from the ceiling, then to your walls. Paint lighter walls first, and don’t worry if your accent wall will have a splash of lighter paint because darker paint has a magnificent way of covering that.

Tape off the light wall edges and apply your dark color. Top to bottom technique is suitable for the walls. A W pattern is useful for maximum coverage with a paint roller.

Ventilate and clean up

Always remember to open your windows and doors for fresh air. Damp days make paint take longer to dry up. After painting, remember to clean up. Gather all your working tools and clean them up.

After finishing your big project, it is good to wait for your walls to dry up. The duration taken depends on your room size and your painting skills. Painting home interiors is a cool adventure. With proper guidelines, you can produce a masterpiece and be a pro yourself.

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