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Paint Effects To Spruce Up Your Bedroom

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You might decide that you want to change up your bedroom by painting it a different color. While this can go a long way toward changing the look of your bedroom, if you feel like getting more creative, you can transform the appearance of your home with paint effects. Luckily, there are a lot of tricks you can use to decorate your bedroom.


Stencils make it easy to create repeating patterns that are perfect. You can simply place a stencil over the wall, paint over the stencil and only the desired shape will remain. It is a very simple method and can add sophistication to your bedroom. If you are stenciling for a child's bedroom, you can use cute shapes, such as hearts and teddy bears. 

Painting with Different Solid Colors

Varying the paint colors in your bedroom can make it look more interesting. Rather than only having a single color throughout, you could paint one wall a different color. There might be a section of a wall that you might choose to paint a specific color. Test a small amount of paint on a wall to see how it looks.

Stripes and Polka Dots

If you want to take a risk, you could add stripes or polka dots to your room. This is best done in small quantities because an entire room of stripes or polka dots can be overwhelming. For example, the wall that faces the head of your bed could be painted with polka dots to add some flare. 

Color Washing

If you don't want your walls to have a single, solid color, you could add texture to your walls by color washing them. Start off with a satin base paint. Then, use a brush to paint over it with a large brush. 


Sponging is another technique that can add texture to your wall. It's also very easy to master. You simply take a spongy paint roller, or an actual sponge if you want more control over the appearance of the wall.

The great thing about decorating with paint is that you don't have to worry about your changes going out of style. If you feel like the stenciling job is dated, you could simply paint over it. When you head to a paint store, you might not only find several paint colors that you can play around with, but you'll also find paint tools that will allow you to achieve interesting effects. For more information, reach out to companies like Koontz Hardware.