Some women have a lot of shoes, others prefer to spend their hard-earned money on nice purses. Some collect kitchen gadgets, books, hours at crossfit, or cats. Me? I collect paint. My entryway closet holds all my painting supplies and is currently home to nearly eighty cans of paint, stain, sealer, and spray paint. I know, ridiculous…you don’t have to tell me. My point is that over the years I have learned a lot about painting (obviously) and have some tips that will make painting quicker, cheaper, cleaner, and way less frustrating.
1.Skip the tape
Painters tape is great for a lot of things, but when it comes to painting a room painters tape is basically the worst. It takes forever to tape a room and you have to use a lot of it. If you have textured walls and ceilings (like I do), then forget about it…paint is going to leak under it anyway. If you have a steady hand (and even if you don’t) I recommend skipping the tape and using a good angled brush instead, (this one is my absolute favorite) this not only gives you more control but should save you a ton of time (and money).