Anyone who has tried to balance a paint tray on a ladder will appreciate an extension pole, which snaps or screws into the end of a roller, enabling you to reach new heights. Telescoping poles, which can be adjusted in length, are handiest.
Light Pink: ""I used this pink in my first studio apartment in New York. There was something about the combination of this color and the afternoon light pouring through the floor-to-ceiling windows that was so calming. You might think a pink apartment would scream 'girly girl,' but the gray undertones make it more sophisticated and grown-up." —Ashley Whittaker Farrow & Ball Estate Eggshell Pink Ground 202"
"A common thing I hear from people who want to paint their furniture, but are intimidated by the process is that they are overwhelmed by the idea that a piece of furniture needs to be stripped before being painted. This is a common misconception about painting furniture, that a piece..."
Only roll in One Direction - So simple, why didn't I think of it before. I noticed that if I only roll in one direction, the sheen evens out and I stop getting the light/dark streaks that show every roll. Read More.
13 Painting Secrets Pros Won't Tell (like #5.SCRAPE RIDGE IN TEXTURED CEILINGS. Problem w/ painting along edge of textured ceilings is it's impossible to get straight line along top of wall without getting paint on ceiling bumps. Run screwdriver along the perimeter of ceiling to scrape off texture. "Lets you cut in w/out getting paint on ceiling texture," one pro says. Screwdriver creates tiny ridge in ceiling, so tips of paint brushes naturally go into it. You'll never notice missing…