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You can create an interesting look to your walls with the addition of paint applied with a sponge. This page is about sponge painting walls.


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May 27, 20080 found this helpful

Create a great new look for any room when painting. Use a clean kitchen sponge and dip into any shade of paint. It can be lighter or darker for a dramatic effect. Either sponge on the whole wall or any place; top near ceiling or along any part of the wall. Be creative! You can even use a gold or silver paint dabbed around! Have fun!

By Diann from Staten Island, NY

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By JoanDogs (Guest Post)
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Have had my 2 bathrooms done plus my kitchen and am so pleased. Here's part of the kitchen

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May 27, 20080 found this helpful
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Here is my upstairs bathroom. Made polar fleece curtain for the window and shower curtain to go with the curtain trim.

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May 27, 20080 found this helpful
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This is my downstairs bath done in green. Sea Sponge was bought at Sears for less than $5.

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May 27, 20080 found this helpful
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Here is my kitchen - done in blues. I love each of these rooms done like this.

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May 29, 20080 found this helpful
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This is what I did in my living room. I used a plastic grocery bag and just dipped it into a aluminum plate with my paint in it and then just dabbed it on my walls.


I used a clay coloured paint over a soft pink to achieve this effect.

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August 15, 20061 found this helpful

This is more of a decorating tip then a craft tip, but when I am faux painting the walls of my home, I use the pages of an old phone book to remove excess paint from my sponge, rag, or feather duster. I just keep the flipping pages to get a fresh new surface to dab the extra paint off.


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March 17, 20050 found this helpful

You can faux paint by using plastic grocery bags instead of sponges or rags.

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July 18, 20120 found this helpful

I want to use a sponge painting technique to give the walls in one of my rooms some depth. What is the best way to do this?

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