I love sharing short-cuts and tricks for decorating. So, needless to say after writing about Popular Sherwin Williams Paint Colors and Selecting Paint Colors I decided it was time to share what's in my paint crate.
What's in my paint crate people have asked so I decided to write a post to let you in on some secrets.
WHAT'S IN MY PAINT CRATE
I have some tips and tricks up my sleeve for painting a room or furniture. Follow along as I share what's in my paint crate.
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Kind of by accident all my tools found a home in a crate we had laying around. At first, it was a beat up green plastic box, but then this beautiful natural finish wood crate was lying around in the garage, so I gave my paint supplies a new home. I think it is important to have one place for your supplies. That way whenever you are ready to paint you can go through your inventory to see if you need anything quickly before you purchase your paint. It is also good for taking your supplies to your painting locations. Give a wooden crate a try. I think you will love it!
There are lots of paint brushes to choose from in the whole wide world but believe it, or not this short handled guy is my fav! It is ideal for cutting in corners and running along the edges. It seems to clean up nice too. Just a side note it is for latex paints only. Wooster has one just like it now if you would like it for your next paint job. I also love the Sherwin William's paint brushes, and if I am doing any faux finishing, this Symphony brush works great.
Everyone needs some paint rags around, and my go to stash is old thin dish towels. They are perfect for cleaning up small paint spills and so much more. If you don't have any old ones laying around then these are my favorites for cleaning up.
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This nifty little tool is ideal for cutting in the paint along trim. I have a little trick to making it work. You have to barely dip the bristles into the paint but do not saturate it with because then you will have a big mess. Just a little bit keeps it from getting onto the wheels which mean no paint will get on your trim when you are running it along the trim. Give the Paint Edger a try and see how much quicker you can cut in a room.
ROLLERS AND MORE
As far as Roller I have found any frame and short haired roller works for me. However, if you have a wall with a lot of texture, then you will need a Thick Paint Roller. For the Roller Frame, I usually go with what is cheapest. And make sure you have a few different length wood handles. I have taken my broom handle and unscrewed it and used it on my frame. Works like a charm when your ceiling is higher.
Favorite ladder in the whole world! I am not exaggerating that this is a wonderful Platform Ladder. I love that the top step is large and that it has a large shelf for my paint can. It works great if your ceiling is eight feet tall but anything more than that you will need a taller ladder.
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Well, there you have it! What's in my paint crate which is the best painting tools according to Linda! 🙂 Here is a recap of what you will need to paint a room or furniture.
But now if you need some tips on picking colors try my Selecting a ‘Fixer Upper' paint color. It's a great guide to fabulous farmhouse color paints.
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