The purpose of repainting a house is to give the interiors a fresh look and enhance the aesthetic appeal of your decor, but the application of flat colors on your interior’s walls may not be enough to yield the needed look to your house as they will look blurred even after being painted. If you are looking for the best solution to make your interiors appear beautiful; then you need to consider faux finishing which will leave your house looking at its best. When you decide that faux finishing is the way to go when you seek to enhance your house’s interiors, you won’t be short with regards to the options as you can apply color washes or Trompe L’oeil. Faux finishing will only serve to give your house a lively and shining look, most effectively and easily.
If you are seeking for the best way to enhance the appearance of your interiors, you need to consider color washes as they will serve to give your walls an aged look and also add depth to the look. The old-look which comes with the color washes will only enhance the elegance of your foyer. The technique entails applying several layers of coats with complementary hues before feathering them with a dry brush. Successful color washes are a result of application of thin coats which will be kept paint for the longest possible duration for them to be blended and yield great results. It is advisable that when you are seeking to have color washes you seek the help of experts as they will suggest to you tones and glazes which can help increase the drying time and having an expert will see the color washes yield better results in comparison with the do it yourself jobs.
Trompe L’oeil is another kind of faux finishing that you can consider when you seek to enhance the look of your walls as it can successfully change the look of your surface from two-dimension to three-dimension by adding life-like details You can use faux finishing to add even fake architectural features on your walls such as moldings, column or arches and thus enhance the look of your formal living room, the kitchen, dining room or even the entry way. But for you to obtain great results from the use of Trompe l’oeil, it needs to be done by a real artist. House painters will lack these skills, and therefore you will need to seek for individuals specializing in faux finishing to add a sophisticated luxury to your home.
Before you seek the help of any expert for the faux finishes, it is advisable to check if they have the required expertise and also look at their previous projects to see if they match the quality of work you are after.