Lap Your Cut-In Onto the Walls - If you're planning to paint the walls too, lap the paint onto the walls a little bit. Then when you paint the walls, you can err on the side of leaving a little ceiling color showing when you cut in and it won't be noticeable. Some painters like to skip this cutting-in step and save time by mashing the roller into the corner instead, but this method is sloppy, builds up excess paint in the corner and can leave runs or a thick paint line on the wall.
You’ve spent several days painting your bedroom to be your dream color. You meticulously painted around the trim and windows and you are certain that every line is perfect. Then, you get in bed, look up where the wall meets the white ceiling, and you see the blobs. Paint seepage blobs. Yuck! Even though you’ve...Read More »
Do you have a room or area in your home that has many angles, ins and outs, ups and downs? Does it open to several rooms has a large stairway that you can see going up to the second floor, a loft and high ceilings? This sounds like a lot of commotion but it really describes many homes that I’ve been in. They are open concept homes but sometimes can be visually confusing. How do we minimize all these odd spaces or the nooks and crannies as I like to call them? With color.
Perfect paint lines: tape 1/4 in above and below ceiling line. Caulk in between, smooth out with finger. Carefully remove tape before caulk dries. Perfect line, impossible to tell it's really caulking!
How to paint your ceiling without losing your mind! Easy ceiling painting tips