Painting Patterns At Home – 10 Outstanding Ideas

Painting the walls, ceiling or anything else in the house seems easy and it really is but when you decide to create a pattern things change and suddenly it becomes a more complex project. The difficulty depends on the type of pattern you wish to create and the surface that needs to be painted. We’ve gathered ten fantastic ideas for you to take a look at and get inspired.

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While painting patterns on the walls and even the ceiling is common, doing the same thing on the floors is not exactly the usual practice. So be bold and think out of the box if you want your home to have character. This pattern started out with a few circles drawn in pencil on the floor. Then brushes were used to fill the circles and to add all the details. First it was the white paint, then the blue and the brown was the last one.

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If you feel like your walls could use some new artwork, take a canvas and paint a random design on it. Then use tape to make a herringbone pattern and use white paint all over the canvas. When you remove the tape you’ll get a really interesting design.

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Or perhaps you’d like to give a photo frame a unique makeover. In that case, use a toilet paper roll and some paint. Create these circles on the frame and come up with your own pattern.{found on creativecarmella}.

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When painting the walls, you can use a template to obtain a repetitive pattern. You can make the template yourself out of cardboard. Start tracing the pattern on the wall and, when you’re finished with that part, use a small brush to outline it.{found on littlenannygoat}.

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Certain areas of the house could benefit from a small area rug and you can make one yourself. It would be a drop cloth rug with a pattern of your choice. Just use tape to create the pattern and then paint over it.{found on welivedhappilyeverafter}.

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Make a statement wall using a modern pattern. Take a piece of cardboard and trace the shape you want across it. You can alternate the shape orientation to obtain an interlocking pattern. Then secure the template to the wall and trace inside the shapes with a paint pen. Repeat until the whole wall is covered.{found on abeautifulmess}.

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Big geometric patterns are easy to create. Just play with large triangles and you can obtain a really beautiful look. Paint each section a different color. All you need is some tape, paint of different colors and a little bit of imagination.

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Did you know you can make a textured wall using a whisk broom? That’s actually amazing and really simple actually. Just use the broom on the freshly painted wall to obtain a faux grass cloth look and to add texture to a plain wall.

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Stenciling is not difficult at all. The hard part is deciding on a pattern that you’d like to have on your wall. This painting technique never goes out of style and it adapt to the times. You can use to add interest to a certain area of the house with a graphic element.

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And if prefer a simple look, you can opt for a minimalist pattern. In fact, an ombre effect is not even a pattern. An interesting idea is to use a different color for each space or function and to delimitate the areas visually.