My Personal Recipe For Faux Marble Veining

The painting on of the proper colors for the background is the first step in marbling, and it is a very important one, too. It’s important that I state here – The descriptions which are given here for marbling and faux wood graining are in oil, as that is by far the best way of […]

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Marble Brushes and Other Faux Painting Tools

Marble Veining Feathers There is no need of special brushes or tools for any of the faux wood graining, faux granite painting or faux marble techniques described, and the ones described as useful will more than suffice. Brushes For Painting The Backgrounds: A few of the larger flat paint brushes Several smaller flat brushes to […]

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I Painted My Countertops To Look Like Granite

Hi Debra, I have been a long time hating my countertops but just could not afford to replace them so I too painted mine using your tips as well as others and now I just love my kitchen. See attached photos, thanks for always perking me up and keep up the wonderful work. Kathy Kathy… […]

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Painting Technique – 6 Easy Steps to Faux Granite

Yes you can learn to paint faux granite… It’s easy – peasy! Once you are comfortable with the technique of painting faux granite… you can use it to paint counter tops, decor items and even your floors! You won’t learn how to all those things today…just the faux granite painting technique. So Lets Get Started! […]

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Brown Faux Granite Countertop

Hi Debra, I just re-did my kitchen and painted my countertops. Here is a picture. They turned out really nice. They started out just white formica and now I love them. Diana Miller What gorgeous counters you have! And that back splash just makes the whole thing pop! I am impressed with the creative and […]

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Wallpapered Faux Tile Countertops

Speaking of countertops, I thought you might like to see what I did with mine. I painted them and wallpapered them to look like tile. We put a think clearr coat on top. Here are a couple of photos (before and after) Pattie Mehrle Just look at what Pattie did with her laminate counters! Unique […]

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Faux Marble Agate Recipe

Agate is a variegated stone, a conglomerate, and according to it’s cut will sometimes show a number of veins usually circling around some center. The colors vary in various specimens of agate, some being rather light and others very dark, so you really have a good range to choose from – crimson lake, Prussian blue […]

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Marble Imitation Painting Brocatello

The background for Brocatello is made from mixing ochre and white, or you can just paint on white and brush the yellow ocher color into it… leaving it darker in patches than other areas. Then when the background color is dry… put on a thin glaze over it made of raw and burnt sienna with […]

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Everyone Should Know How To Paint Black And Gold Marble

This marble derives its name from its black ground and its gold-colored veins. There are three colors in black and gold marble imitation painting, and to balance them is the greatest difficulty in imitating the marble. The character of the marble is introduced in a color which blends the qualities of yellow, umber, and red. […]

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