Color Washing: This method uses a towel or other cloth to apply a semitransparent glaze in a swirling motion as thinly or as thickly as desired over a base coat.

Color Washing: This faux finish method uses a towel or other cloth to apply a semitransparent glaze in a swirling motion as thinly or as thickly as desired over a base coat.

Faux Painting 101:Similar to rag-rolling, recreate the luxe look of leather on your walls with chamois. Start by painting the base color on the walls, then roll and tie several pieces of chamois together. Apply glaze onto the wall over the base coat by rolling the chamois gently. The soft texture of chamois results in the soft, mottled look reminiscent of distressed leather.

Faux Painting 101: Tips, Tricks, and Inspiring Ideas for Faux Finishes

This rustic faux paint technique looks like it could be found in an ancient ruin with warm brown swirls of glaze over glaze

Beautiful wall finish inspiration.  Try Artisan Enhancements Leaf and Foil Size for easy application metallic walls with no harmful chemicals or VOCs.

Ω Beautiful wall finish inspiration. Try Artisan Enhancements Leaf and Foil Size for easy application metallic walls with no harmful chemicals or VOCs.

Faux Painting 101: ragging - Crumple a damp cloth (or a plastic or paper bag), then press it randomly into the wet glaze or paint on your wall to create a streaked faux effect. Be sure to rinse or swap out the glaze-soaked rag regularly.

Faux Painting 101: Tips, Tricks, and Inspiring Ideas for Faux Finishes

Faux Painting ragging - Crumple a damp cloth (or a plastic or paper bag), then press it randomly into the wet glaze or paint on your wall to create a streaked faux effect. Be sure to rinse or swap out the glaze-soaked rag regularly.

True Value Paint. Faux Finish Paint Color Combinations, Ideas, Samples and Videos. How to choose faux finish color combinations by The Woolie.

True Value Paint. Faux Finish Paint Color Combinations, Ideas, Samples and Videos. How to choose faux finish color combinations by The Woolie.

I ragged the walls with smears of Chalk Paint® in Country Grey and Paris Grey. Spritzed with a water bottle and then ragged the mixture across the wall doing two foot sections at a time.  You hardly use any paint doing this technique and it gives such an atmosphere~and it's fun!

Ragged walls with Chalk Paint® in Country Grey & Paris Grey. Spritzed with water then ragged wall doing two foot sections at a time.

Faux Painting For Dummies: Faux Painting Techniques: Ragging , Frottage, Smooshing, and Sponging

Faux Painting For Dummies: Faux Painting Techniques: Ragging , Frottage, Smooshing, and Sponging

Before you sponge paint a wall, experiment with different color combinations . I like the neutral beige.

How to Sponge Paint a Wall

Sponge painting is a quick, simple way to make dull interior walls dramatic. With just a sponge, a can of glaze and a few paint colors you can transform your house.

Faux Painting 101: Tips, Tricks, and Inspiring Ideas for Faux Finishes

Faux Painting 101: Tips, Tricks, and Inspiring Ideas for Faux Finishes

The wall (!!!). LOVE!  Could do with Proceed Rough Regular texture in 2 colors over a blue background!  Yes.  Gotta try it!

Peeling Walls They're Sophisticated, Timeworn & Aged To Perfection

True Value Paint. Faux Finish Paint Color Combinations, Ideas, Samples and Videos. How to choose faux finish color combinations by The Woolie.

True Value Paint. Faux Finish Paint Color Combinations, Ideas, Samples and Videos. How to choose faux finish color combinations by The Woolie.

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