Doors, windows, woodwork,
and yes, even the refrigerator, can all become part of the design
Do not be shy about
painting your ceiling or floor with any one of these techniques;
keep in mind it is only paint. When a ceiling is painted with one of
the simple techniques found in this book or merely painted in a
wonderful and maybe even an unexpected color, the ceiling becomes a
wonderful “lid,” the finishing touch that caps off your entire room,
a room that you have worked very hard on making beautiful.
Painting a floor likewise
supports the overall design elements of the room and it is truly
wonderful to discover that a floor has been asked to take part in
the room’s design. Imagine bubbles peeking out from underneath a
plain or fanciful rug.
Painting floors can be a
wonderfully inexpensive way to nudge that floor into a few more
years of service and allows for your unique creative expression to
Whenever you set forth to
apply a painted finish, do so with confidence, wonder, and enjoyment
and your work will look beautiful.
The demonstrations you
find here are meant to employ and rely upon the philosophy of “The
Economy of The Artist,” which simply means: use the most efficient
number of steps to arrive at your intended result. This concept is
one that should be applied when painting the large surfaces of
ceilings and floors; after all, painting these areas does take a bit
of physical exertion due to their size and you really do not need to
spend any more time than necessary to accomplish your creation.
Did you know that keeping
your arms extended above your head for 20 minutes is equal to 1 hour
of cardiovascular aerobic exercise It is according to some, so you
will also be getting the benefits of a great workout!
Enjoy the journey into
the lesser- known areas of painting ceilings, floors, and more!