Who at the perfect home furnishings think, think of suitable furniture for every living space. Yes, it is true that the furniture could give the whole ambience an extravagant and stylish look. Housing is not limited to unique coffee tables, leather sofas, shelves or wardrobes, but calls for a great wall design. Wall design is not to be underestimated for this reason. Now comes the question: “But how do you make the walls?” You have a huge variety of different methods at your disposal: from popular wallpapers, to beautiful decors with wall tattoos, to decorative plaster, as well as to mildew. You like to do handicrafts? Then you could customize the four walls in your own home. White walls do you find too boring? Bring colors into play to create a colorful wall design. Renovation in the home? Refresh the existing wall paint! Because a different color or a new coat of paint makes the ambience appear in a completely new light. Now we ask: New look pleasing? Then paint the walls yourself! The following simple tips and tricks make the perfect wall painting.
To bring variety into play: to paint walls!
Which tools and materials do you need?
How do you get straight lines at the edges or corners? How do you create two-color surfaces? In a few steps, you can do it easily! Here is the rule: first preparation, then strike! That means: first think about the right technology! Help comes from brushes with their tight, flexible bristles; Paint roller; Rollers, telescopic rod, as well as wiping gloves and natural sponges. Now comes the question: brush or paint roller? Whether to use the brush or rather the paint roller depends on the area to be painted. Large wall surfaces are easier to paint using paint rollers, while brushes are more suitable for corners and cracks. Brushes are not only suitable for corners and cracks, but also for smaller surfaces and for drawing fine lines. When it comes to brushes, flat brushes, ring brushes, cast iron brushes are available. Rollers also come in a wide range of variations: from Vestan roller and microfibre roller, to polyamide roller, to relief roller.
Which tools come to the rescue?
The agony of choice!
Then also choose the color! Depending on the substrate, space and effect, different color qualities are available: emulsion paint, latex paint, textured paint and wall paint. The water-based dispersion paint is easily tinted, mixed and then painted over again. No wonder it is the most commonly used paint. As a water-repellent, abrasion-resistant and abrasion-resistant, the latex paint is dar. It is also characterized by their special durability. For this reason, it is perfect for the kitchen and the bathroom. Structure paint, also called effect plaster, covers small bumps in the wall. The ingredients contained therein, such as beads and quartz grains, serve to impart structure to the surface. If concrete or plaster walls as well as drywall, plasterboard or wooden walls are painted, textured paint is the perfect solution. Particularly suitable for kitchens and bathrooms is the wall paint, which is produced on a solvent basis. He appears in three qualities: matte, silky-glossy, glossy and high-gloss. Our tip: choose high-quality colors! When it comes to renovating, cheap paint is not worth it. The biggest advantage of the expensive color: the higher wetness abrasion class! The result: stains on the wall are easier to remove. High-quality colors also save a lot of time, work and stress.
So, consider these tips when choosing the right “tools and materials”!
Different wall colors are available!
But which color to choose?
Simple trick ensures the perfect wall coating: pretreat the substrate! Because dry, clean and load-bearing walls and ceilings are easier to paint. Carefully scratch, brush and fill in fine cracks before starting! Make sure, however, that different substrates should also be compensated by applying a primer!
Pretreat the substrate!
Too much color? This is not possible!
Tip for correctly painted edges and corners: Use brushes properly! As a rule, paint the edges with a brush and then finish the paint with a small roller. As a result, edges get the same amount of paint as the rest of the wall, and it is said that they no longer stand out. Pay attention to this tip to avoid unpleasant mistakes.
Delete edges and corners correctly!
Visible stripes are not allowed!
Tip for large areas: painted for two! So it really succeeds faster and walls or ceilings look evenly painted. In order to avoid stripes, one always strokes with overlapping! This technique is called “wet in wet”: If you start the second lane, the first must not have dried! One more thing: during painting, windows and doors should always be closed! With this simple trick, the traces of the paint roller and the transitions of the individual tracks disappear.
Visible stripes? Hm .. this is not at all!
Straight lines, but how?
With a little skill and with the right tools you can do it! Our tip: reach for the tramp! The sturdy bristles of this brush allow straight lines, without tape. The key to success: always draw only short lines and work in a half-curve!
Just delete lines!
The perfect wall painting is easy to create!
Which room to delete? Wall design in the bedroom, living room, kitchen and even bathroom will be a real breeze. Discover some ideas for the perfect wall design in the following gallery!
If you paint properly, you will enjoy relaxing moments in the four walls!