Sometimes you want a new look for a room but your budget is limited to paint? Am I right? Have you been there? Or if you are there right now, I thought it would be fun to look at a round up of creative painting ideas, and when I say creative, some are on the crazy side but SO cool! These ideas may not be right for every single room in your house, in fact, I would use these ideas sparingly so you don’t get overloaded, but there are definitely some great ideas for using paint around… so here you go!
P.S. The great thing is, if you have a decent base color a lot of these ideas can be accomplished with just a pint or I daresay a sample sized paint purchase on top of that original paint color, so that sounds pretty budget friendly to me.
Also, some of these ideas might be wallpaper or some other type of surface, but I think the idea could be done in paint which is why I shared those images. Enjoy!
Grab your painter’s tape and get started! Stripes offer a classic look that adds interest instantly. Go bold with high contrast colors or more subtle with variations on the same color.
I love the tone on tone chevron stripe in this bedroom above that we saw at a local home show.
Then of course this colorful version for a nursery! Vie eHow
Rainbow stripes! Great sample paint project!! Via Sweet Peach Blog
Multi-color stripes Source Unknown
What about these great wavy stripes source unknown
More natural wavy stripes idea Via Homeizy
Love the vertical stripes in this teen boy bedroom!
This great nursery would work from baby to teen! Carrying the stripes to the ceiling is so pleasing to the eye! Via Sketch 42
Large scale stripes Via Desire to Inspire
The simple horizontal stripe in these next few rooms can be done in different ways but looks great. And is SUPER easy!
Just one simple stripe of an accent color!
Freehand stripe! Via The Glow
IN THIS POST:
page 1: striped and wavy walls
page 2: ombre/colorwash/colorblock walls
page 3: stenciled walls and faux wallpaper
page 4: faux painted molding
page 5: murals and artsy walls
page 6: patterned and geometric walls
page 7: chalkboard and typography accent wall ideas
page 8: ceilings
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