Simple paint effects can be easily achieved by a professional painter and decorator (http://www.decorators-leeds.co.uk) using water-based emulsion paints, and add an attractive finish to your walls. It’s important to make sure that your walls are adequately prepared before you start decorating them with effects. You will need to apply a basecoat of silk emulsion – matt emulsion will not work, as it is very porous, and will make it hard to move any glaze over the top to create an effect. Make sure that the basecoat is completely dry before you apply any effect, and cover any furniture and carpets in the room – as paint effects can be slightly messy! Continue reading “Paint effects using emulsion”
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