rag-rolling

rag-rolling

n
(Crafts) a decorating technique in which paint is applied with a roughly folded cloth in order to create a marbled effect
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1980s paint effects (stencilling, rag-rolling etc), 20% 7.
Themed rooms with animal prints or Eighties decor like rag-rolling or stencilling were frowned upon along with pampas grass, a bidet and bedrooms with silk sheets.
Tasteful colour scheme, recalling in a nice way the happy reign of beige and cream before Llewelyn-Bowen and his mob got us anxiously rag-rolling the breakfast nook.
You can snoop in their bedrooms and criticise their Formica built-in wardrobes, look for mould in the bathrooms and tell-tale signs of stencilling or rag-rolling, usually belonging to people who watched Changing Rooms and got carried away.
After ten years of House Doctor hectoring, Changing Rooms rag-rolling and chucking out the chintz, the average British householder has finally got it that beige is best.
BE CREATIVE WITH PAINT Dani says people should not be afraid to try new techniques such as rag-rolling to create different textures and effects.
These textured paints, which give the appearance of rag-rolling, but softer, use tiny plastic molecules to prevent clumping.
Or alternatively, it could be all visits to IKEA and rag-rolling, depending on how long you've been together, really.
For those of you who have lived in a cave for the past five years, Laurence Llewelyn Bowen - or LLB as he refers to himself - is the man responsible for bringing MDF and rag-rolling to the unsuspecting public.
On Saturday, November 13, there will be a one-day "paint effects" course, teaching the basics of stencilling, stippling, rag-rolling, spongeing and crackle glazing.
QI'D love to use a paint effect in my sitting room but want something more funky than colour-washing or rag-rolling.