Limewash walls are a paint idea Which provides an elegant and natural look. It’s a great way to add texture and character to a room, and we just found a way on TikTok to get the look for under £10.
Decorating and renovating your home is a feat that can cost you a pretty penny, so finding an alternative way to look at a fraction of the price is a win for us. For this lime wall hack, instead of investing in costly lime paint, all you need is some paint tester paint, water, and a clean rag.
Limewash TikTok DIY wall looks
TikTok user Tweet embed (Opens in a new tab) She uses the social media platform to document her journey in renovating her home and transforming it into a smart home. In the meantime, make sure to share it Make your own And they penetrate with their audience along the way – and this case is no different.
The DIYer showed how to get a lime wall effect for under £10 in one of her latest Videos (Opens in a new tab).
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I started the DIY process by grabbing paint test utensils for £2 at B&Q. In this tutorial, you use a file Matt emulsion paint test pot in the shade of Tijuana (Opens in a new tab). Then you mix a little bit of paint with a lot of water, following a 70:30 water-to-paint ratio to form the perfect aqueous consistency.
Then, using a clean rag, she applies the paint mixture to her wall in a circular motion to form a lime wash effect. And that’s it, it’s that simple.
The DIYer comments that she personally loves it as ‘much less commitment and when you get tired of it, all you have to do is just paint over it’, which is perfect if you’re someone who is keen to always follow the new interior. home decor trends.
We turned to the experts for their DIY ideas, and surprise, they loved it, too! Susie Spence, Rooftop & Decor Category Manager at B&Q (Opens in a new tab) He praises the method, saying it’s an `affordable’ way to make the impact at home at a lower price. This can be done in just a few steps for a fraction of the price of creating traditional lime wash walls.
“The particularly great thing about this DIY method is that it uses emulsion paint, so it can be applied over existing paint. The traditional method of applying lime paint is often limited to porous surfaces, such as stucco, stone, and bricks that have no paint unless you use a well-made primer. Special or metal-based.
DIY expert, Michael Rowland at paint shed (Opens in a new tab)However, those who want to try this method out for themselves caution that while you may have the look of a lime wash, it lacks the texture that a traditional lemon wash provides.
Many choose a lemon wash for the texture of the finish, rather than just the look. The method in the TikTok video is simply to simply use the bleaching technique but use an earthy beige instead of white, which means it will not give that desired texture.
If you’re ready to skip the traditional wall finishes, we think this DIY project is the perfect way to elevate any space if you’re looking for a quick recovery to that tired-looking room inside your home—because who said you have to break the bank for a luxurious look?
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