6 Unusual Ways To Use Paint | sheerluxe.com
If you thought paint was intended for one use only, think again. Instagram is bursting with inspiring trends and unmissable ideas for throwing out the rule book and decorating with panache. Armed with a good ruler, masking tape and a paint chart, you can transform any room in your home.
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As @ParkAndOakDesign says, sometimes the best features in your home just need to be highlighted. Switching the bolder colour from the walls to the ceiling creates a dramatic statement that, in this case, accentuates the stunning curve above. Keep the rest of the scheme simple with a clean palette and strong lines.


Painted floorboards don’t have to mean one solid colour or predictable stripes. The chessboard effect in this @RitaKonig project creates the look of tiles underfoot while maintaining the warm feel and acoustic benefits of wood.

Door Frame

Inject some neon drama into a traditional room with a brightly painted door frame or architrave. @SuzyHoodless nails it with this statement yellow stripe in an otherwise soft colour scheme.

Wall Stripe

Pair two colours using a contrasting dividing line – it instantly adds interest where a dado rail or panelling would be lacking, as in this @FarrowAndBall design. For the most successful proportion, aim for two-thirds of the way up the wall. 

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