Check out rag-rolling
tutorials on YouTube, or cheat with Paint Spatter wallpaper, PS11.50 per roll, Wallpaperdirect.com which comes in pink, blue or yellow.
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.
This gives some interesting options: another paint color (our choice), a decorative paint texture like rag-rolling
, or even wallpaper.
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.
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
. Any ideas?