Monday, June 6, 2011

Testing Out A Texture Technique

We hate finishing drywall. We hate obsessing over every little crack, undulation, bump, blemish, hole - whatever. We especially hate it on ceilings, where you tire your arms out and get dust and joint compound in your eyes.

So, we started looking for ways to avoid finishing these things so perfectly. Like people wear cosmetics, we discovered that you can hide imperfections in your house with color and texture.

We had thought of getting textured wall paper for the ceiling, but the paper we liked was going to set us back $500+. Then Jenn started reading about some other ideas and came across a technique where you use rumpled tissue paper and paint over it. Here we are testing it:

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