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DIY Home Decor: How To Paint a Faux Concrete Wall Finish

A few years ago I wrote about a distressed glazing technique which has a distressed feel to it, a way we developed to add visual texture to your walls that doesn't like a stock rag rolling. Here, we take this process one step further.

Renovated interior of the 1870's Gottlieb Eisele house, with the original end-wall finish revealed and the ceilings newly opened up.

under the counter on the dining room side. Renovated interior of the Gottlieb Eisele house, with the original end-wall finish revealed and the ceilings newly opened up.

Textured plaster wall treatment in black plaster with silver metallic mica powder.

FAUX/DECORATIVE WALL TREATMENT: "Metallic Ridge" Textured Designer Plaster Wall Treatment is seen here in an edgy black and metallic silver. Our Ridge series of wall finishes is totally inspired by nature.

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DIY Home Decor: How To Paint a Faux Concrete Wall Finish

A few years ago I wrote about a distressed glazing technique which has a distressed feel to it, a way we developed to add visual texture to your walls that doesn't like a stock rag rolling. Here, we take this process one step further.

The wall (!!!). LOVE!  Could do with Proceed Rough Regular texture in 2 colors over a blue background!  Yes.  Gotta try it!

Peeling Walls They're Sophisticated, Timeworn & Aged To Perfection

Artistic Wall Finishes, Hand Painted logos, Murals, Faux Finishing, Stenciled Wall Patterns, Geometric Walls, Venetian Plaster, Whimsical Modern and Old World.

Artistic Wall Finishes, Hand Painted logos, Murals, Faux Finishing, Stenciled Wall Patterns, Geometric Walls, Venetian Plaster, Whimsical Modern and Old World.

#MetallicWalls distressed paint finish, achemy liquid copper, gold, silver BM¤ (note comments on sofa and pillows...!)

A material guy in a material world

Mooi voor deur in de woonkamer: distressed paint finish, achemy liquid copper, gold, silver BM¤ (note comments on sofa and pillows.

Color Washing: This method uses a towel or other cloth to apply a semitransparent glaze in a swirling motion as thinly or as thickly as desired over a base coat.

Color Washing: This faux finish method uses a towel or other cloth to apply a semitransparent glaze in a swirling motion as thinly or as thickly as desired over a base coat.

Waxes and Faux Finishing: acrylic wax mixed with paint and thinly troweled on in layers over a painted surface.  Would be cool on a canvas for the wall.

love this color Waxes and Faux Finishing: acrylic wax mixed with paint and thinly troweled on in layers over a painted surface. Would be cool on a canvas for the wall.

Installing Stikwood for a weather white farmhouse wall treatment at Refresh Restyle

Farmhouse Wall Treatment - Weathered White Wood

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