You know this is the busiest time of the year for paint companies with chock-a-block calendar? This is when most people give their walls a fresh lease of paint before the festive and wedding season begins. The most popular posts on this blog – on Asian Paints and Surprise your Spouse have been trending for the past two months.
A special effects (textured paint) on a ~ 100 sq. ft wall can cost upwards of Rs.5,000. But, you don’t have to spend a fortune if you are proud of your DIY and not too worried about a professional finish. Sponging, combing, brushing, dapple, ragging, weaving, spatula and crinkle are some of the special effects on offer.
The intent of this post is to show that you can do it yourself at home. For steps on how to do it, this is a great starting point. If you’ve never done a painting job before, I’d suggest you get started with these handy tips.
For all the textured effects, choose a base color and another foreground one that stands out as you can see below.
See, how easy it is? How touch can stretching a comb over wet paint be especially if it leads to a stunning visual effect?