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Postby Paints » Thu, 23 Dec 2004 10:07 pm

I would need some advise on painting your own rooms. I have rooms full of furniture, but I don't intent to engage a painter as it's way too expensive.. What's the best way to paint with so much bulky furniture in such small spaces? :o

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Postby bobdoom » Fri, 24 Dec 2004 5:03 pm

bring everything out of your room... paint... bring everything back in...
voila... no shortcut....

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Postby zen » Sat, 25 Dec 2004 1:59 am

Simple!!!

Draw a line that you can find and paint above the line...then put a DIY border to complete the look. If you have so much furniture, there is nothing to paint below anyway since they will be blocked.

If a line is not possible, then follow the contours of the furniture. Then you can either paint bright yellow to get the contrast and use a slim border to finish the look or alternatively paint it sky blue, then draw flying birds, nice sun or rainbow on the blue base. This will take all attention away from your unpainted walls covered by the furniture.

Hope his helps.

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Postby ScoobyDoes » Mon, 22 Jun 2009 5:31 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hNkUyQaXwE

You might like to try out this method, very quick :wink:

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Postby ksl » Mon, 22 Jun 2009 7:32 pm

Actually the simplest method is to move all furniture to the centre of the room, then cover the whole furniture, with plastic sheet. A couple of $ will do it. You must cover it all if using a roller, to put the paint on, because of the very fine spray, the roller makes. Also use water based emulsions, not oil paint.

Start by painting ceiling first before walls, then work around the room.

Preparation is priority like washing the walls and ceilings, to get all the grime off, otherwise it will discolour the paint. You can go to the website called How to, to find out what you need to do.

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Postby Vaucluse » Mon, 22 Jun 2009 8:05 pm

. . . start at the entrance/exit and work your way back.
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'nuff said Image

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 22 Jun 2009 10:31 pm

I have my doubts about the original poster and replies will be reading youse messages as that was back on xmas 2004! :P

The advertiser who dug up the old thread was deleted a number of hours ago around 6ish. :wink:

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Postby ksl » Tue, 23 Jun 2009 12:54 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:I have my doubts about the original poster and replies will be reading youse messages as that was back on xmas 2004! :P

The advertiser who dug up the old thread was deleted a number of hours ago around 6ish. :wink:


A June fool, never heard of it :oops:

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Postby ScoobyDoes » Tue, 23 Jun 2009 12:03 pm

Bugger....... normally something i have a scan for first too.

I suppose i was too keen,
to remember Mr. Bean
KaBoom!

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Postby ksl » Wed, 24 Jun 2009 1:36 pm

ScoobyDoes wrote:Bugger....... normally something i have a scan for first too.

I suppose i was too keen,
to remember Mr. Bean
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Mr Bean was well worth the trouble! :lol:


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