How To Paint a Gingham Wall
Learn how to paint perfect stripes to achieve a fun gingham pattern for an accent wall.
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Masking Tape Layout for Shimmery Stripes
Figure A: Masking tape layout from Paint Pizzazz
Tips for Faster, Neater Painting
Save time and cut the mess with these pro tips
10 Simple Steps for Exterior Paint Prep
The secret of a good paint job is that most of the hard work is done before a brush ever hits the building. Painting a poorly prepped surface…
Trendy Paint Patterns to Spice Up Walls
If you're looking for a less permanent pattern than wallpaper, look no further than these trendy wall paint patterns and tips for ways to create…
11 Things You Should Never Paint
Before you try to touch up that favorite bowl or change the color of your kitchen counters, put the paint down. Here are 11 things you should…
New and Unusual Types of Wall Paint
All paints are different because chemists tweak each component to balance performance for hundreds of different situations. All that tweaking…
Mineral Spirits vs Paint Thinner
Paint thinner and mineral spirits both work well for cleaning oil-based paint, but there are subtle differences, including odor and cost. This…
Cure for Peeling Exterior Paint
Peeling paint on the siding outside of a bathroom can mean there’s a problem with bathroom humidity. It’s a problem that must be…
14 Handy Hints for Painting
Before you start your next painting project, check out these 14 helpful handy hints that will save you time, money and more.Before you start…