Old Idea, Fresh Look, Sponge Painting

sponging Old Idea, Fresh Look, Sponge Painting
Before you go buy new paint, check the garage. Reuse an old color to sponge over an existing wall from a different room. This gives you a whole new look without the cost. With the project organizer from Behr you can get an estimate of how much paint you’ll need for certain sized rooms.


This article has some tips for the best way to sponge without falling victim to common mistakes like paint lines around sponge edges and inconsistency in corners and hard to reach areas.

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Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.