There are several steps in painting a wall using stencils. It is important that homeowners use the proper tools and techniques to make sure the stencil comes out looking clean and neat. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Create camouflage stencils from online clip art or your own designs. By using acetate paper, it is a relatively simple task to create your own stencil at a lower cost than buying one online. More » Hobbies & Games Crafting Paper Crafts

To make stencils, open the picture in Microsoft Word, make it black and white, adjust brightness to get the desired effect and then print the stencil. Almost all images can become a stencil using these steps in Word. More »

Good ideas for paint designs for walls include a painted stripe pattern, a painted ombre effect and a painted faux wallpaper effect, using stencils. Another good idea is to paint pictures directly onto the wall, making t... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Paint polka dots on walls by preparing the wall, painting the base coat, making a stencil and painting the polka dots. Choose coordinating or contrasting colors and a variety of sizes for the dots to maximize the impact. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

The first step to using Drylock paint to waterproof masonry walls is to use a wire brush to clean the wall and remove debris or loose mortar. If any efflorescence is present, remove it with a muriatic acid wash. Any hole... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

To build your own paint booth, modify a garage suitably, or build a booth using wooden framing for the walls and the ceiling. Cover the walls and ceiling with plastic, use plywood for the floor, and affix lights in the b... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance