Distressed walls

Transform your space with unique and artistic distressed walls. Explore top ideas to add character and charm to any room in your home.
Distressed Painted Walls — Dee Campling Distressed Walls, Distressed Painting, Distressed, Polished Plaster, Antique Paint, Plaster Walls, Textured Walls, Painted Walls, Accent Wall

Probably the question I get asked the most is how I achieved the distressed paint effect in my study. I’ve had a go at most paint effects over the years - stippling, colour washing, rag rolling, to name but a few. Most can be done with ordinary emulsion but it’s not easy to get a really authentic lo

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Zera Acherman
Studio, Design, Layout, Painted Furniture, Distressed Walls, Plaster Walls, Textured Walls, Panelling, Textured Wall

I have a thing for texture and antiqued patinas as those of you who’ve followed me for a while will know. In the search for ever more creative backdrops for my painted furniture, I think I might have found something that suits my style. What do you guys think? I recently created the wall above […]

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Theresa Bofferding
DIY Home Decor: How To Paint a Faux Concrete Wall Finish Home Décor, Design, Interior, Industrial Décor, Faux Concrete Wall, Concrete Wall, Textured Walls, Wall Finishes, Faux Walls

A few years ago I wrote about a distressed glazing technique which has a distressed feel to it, a way we developed to add visual texture to your walls that doesn’t like a stock rag rolling. Here, we take this process one step further. The look is both soft and contemporary, works well in urban environments, and is still livable. It’s unique every time, and in this example we’re emphasizing a linear quality, as if the “concrete” was poured into a wood formwork.

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Ninotschka
“We didn’t plan to leave the ‘feature wall’—as we’ve come to ironically describe it—in the living room like that,” says Mina. “It was just going to be skimmed, but when the old wallpaper was ripped off, it exposed this incredible surface of old plaster with a beautiful color scheme. We loved it as it was.” The floors are a water-based limewash that Freddie’s mom used in her hallway: “We just took what she had left in the cellar!” Exterior, Home, Home Décor, Interiors, Plaster Walls, Distressed Walls, Feature Wall, Old Wall, Textured Walls

“We didn’t plan to leave the ‘feature wall’—as we’ve come to ironically describe it—in the living room like that,” says Mina. “It was just going to be skimmed, but when the old wallpaper was ripped off, it exposed this incredible surface of old plaster with a beautiful color scheme. We loved it as it was.” The floors are a water-based limewash that Freddie’s mom used in her hallway: “We just took what she had left in the cellar!”

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Remodelista
How-to-Paint-an-Old-Wall-Look Art, Ideas, Inspiration, Distressed Walls, Plaster Walls, Faux Concrete Wall, Faux Walls, Faux Paint Finishes, Faux Painting Walls

Wow, the One Room Challenge has really been a journey! Originally I wanted to makeover our basement into a light, bright, creative studio for blog DIYs, a creative business, who knows the future when you have a big inspiring room to play in, right? But in Week 3, the basement flooded. In Week 4, it … Continue reading "One Room Challenge Week 5: How to Paint an “Old Wall” Look"

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Gypsierthanthou