How to Sponge Paint a Wall

Simple materials, simple technique, stunning results

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Stepladder
  • Paint roller
  • Painters tape
  • Paint tray
  • Rags
  • Paintbrush

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Latex glaze
  • Extender
  • Low gloss paint for base
  • Latex paints for sponge accents