Create Faux Painting Stone Walls for Your Kitchen Decor
Add the illusion of old world charm, and the outdoors to your kitchen walls when you create the illusion of stone walls with faux painting.
Faux painting can be done in the entire kitchen, when you want to change the kitchen decor drastically.
Or pick one wall in the breakfast nook. Using faux painting to create stone walls is also effective when done on on wall near the sink, or the near the stove.
Faux Painting Stone Wall Paint Colors for Kitchen Decor
There are many color combinations that can be used to create the stone walls with this faux paintng method.
Kitchen decor can be enriched with dark, rust reds and oranges, or by using tasty brown hues.
For more modern kitchens with stainless steel or metallic appliances, consider using a combination of grays.
Benjamin Moore’s Smoke (top coat) and Benjamin Moore’s Palest Pistachio (base coat).
Suggested color combinations for faux painting stone walls to update kitchen decor:
For a Southwestern feel, go for Behr’s Jelly Bean (base coat) paired with Behr’s Cherry Pie (top coat).
Or Benjamin Moore’s Persimmon (top coat) with Benjamin Moore’s Fruit Shake (base coat).
For a more earthy decor, try Behr’s Allspice (base coat) with Behr’s Braided Raffia (top coat).
Or paint with Benjamin Moore’s Golden Harvest and Benjamin Moore’s Crisp Straw (base coat).
Important to remember is that the colors on their own will be brighter than they are once they are combined, with this faux painting technique.
Materials Needed to for the Faux Stone Kitchen Decor Ragging Off Technique
Select two paint colors from the same paint family, one light, one dark.
Faux glaze paint medium, in the brand of your choice.
Faux Stone Ragging Off Method for Kitchen Decor Updating
First, apply the lighter paint color using a brush or a roller, or both. Let it dry.
Next, use the roller to apply the top coat. The top coat should be a mixture of the darker color with the glaze medium.
Apply the paint in a small, manageable area with the roller when updating kitchen decor. Use a cloth or rag to dab the paint off the wall. The under color should show through the removed ragged color.
This only works when the paint is wet, which is why it needs to be done in small sections.
Enjoy the stone wall affect in your kitchen decor ,created with this simple faux painting technique.