There are many different types of textured paints on the market. Some of the most common examples include self-mixing paint, premixed textured paint and smooth textured paint. Aside from these common types, there are oth... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Giving painted surfaces the appearance of stone or marble, suede, sandstone, sponging or a chalkboard is possible with the use of different interior paint faux finishes. With the proper instruction and preparation, faux ... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Some examples of faux finishes include trompe l'oeil, strie, marble, ragging and Venetian plaster. Faux finishes can be applied to many different types of surfaces to emulate various materials, such as marble and wood, f... More » Home & Garden Decor Interior Decorating
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The types of paint good for wood include water-based acrylic, latex and enamel paints. For best results, the person should prepare the wood surface well before painting. Unlike other materials, wood is porous, and that m... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

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To paint cultured marble, clean the surface, sand it with fine grit sandpaper, apply two coats of an acrylic primer suitable for glossy finishes, and paint the surface with interior latex paint or specialized countertop ... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance