You might have tried many things to alter your home. Sometimes changing the color of the walls makes a big difference. At times making simple changes increases the good feel of the room. Guests and acquaintances will surely love the room and definitely wonder about the kind of change have suddenly enlightened your room. Paint can be one of the best ways to make quite an affordable change.
Painting the living room in much more artistic and creative ways can alter the feel and look of the home as a whole. Nowadays, newer techniques make the rooms stylish and modern with the appropriate use of colors. The ultimate way of providing the rooms a dramatic look is by bringing in use decorative paints and styles. Decorative painting simply refers to creating a wallpaper look simply by painting designs using a stencil. Stenciling the wall with selected designs gives the impression of a wallpaper effect. Wall stencils are also used for designing other rooms, like creating cartoons in your kids’ bedrooms. Other different effects can also be put on the walls using a sponge in the place of a painting brush. A sponge or a rag is used to spread the paint to give it a different and textured effect.
The other kind of look which is very famous in the context of interior decoration ideas, especially regarding the living room, is the right light effect—using the colors rightfully so that it gives the wall a shadowy look, or maybe a shimmery effect by using two different colors or shades for the coats. To acquire a shadowy look, one side of the wall should be painted with a dark color, then continue painting the remaining wall with a color lighter and continue with the same. The shimmery look is acquired by painting with a dark or rather a bright color of your choice, preferably 3 to 4 coats, and then the last coat with golden or bronze shimmer paint. This makes the walls look lustrous.
The currently in-fashion trend of decorative paintings for the living room is popularly known as the faux effect. It gives a brick-like appearance to the walls or a marble effect. The paint is used to produce artificial, still real-looking textures that provide a very sophisticated effect on the living rooms. These days, there are varieties of paints that do not need any extra work but show the effects of the required textured look. These paints create and depict the basic texture effect, which creates more efficient and elaborate effects.