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 »

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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 »

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Concrete paint stencils are used to give concrete surfaces a decorative pattern via paint, hardening powders or even embossing wet concrete. Stencils used for painting purposes are usually made of paper and feature a sel... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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