03:39AM | 08/18/03
Member Since: 11/05/02
18 lifetime posts
I watched an old episode of Trading Spaces and saw a neat paint idea. The designer painted the walls all one color and then taped 2 foot vertical stipes and painted them with polyurethane. It was gorgous! I would like to give it a try but can I just repaint over the poly when I get ready for a change? I plan on doing it in realitively small master bedroom, would the paint technique make our room look even smaller? Any advice would be appreicated!


02:54PM | 08/23/03
Member Since: 05/03/03
48 lifetime posts
When you're ready to change after the poly is applied etc ,,you can paint , but you will have to prime over it first with a sealing primer like Binz or Xim , Kilz etc. A light sanding on the poly would not hurt either before you prime. It wont make the room look small , it may even give a "raise" effect , just like a shirt with vertical lines does.


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