How To Paint Stripes

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How To Paint Stripes
How To Paint Stripes

I recently painted wide bold stripes on my kitchen ceiling in strong colors taken from the new wallpaper. It took courage to decide on such intense colors, but I’m glad I did. Now the room acts as a magnet drawing people in. At my annual Christmas party, guests congregated in the kitchen more than ever before. I think they were naturally attracted by the bright, cheery environment. The galley kitchen also appears wider with the stripes going across the width.

Although I chose to put the stripes on the ceiling, the same technique can be used to paint walls or floors…and it’s a little easier since you don’t have to spend the whole time standing on a ladder!  Here are the steps for how to paint stripes…

If you would like to learn other paint techniques, see our posts on How To Paint A Plaid Ceiling or How To Paint A Chinoiserie Wall.

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