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Old 09-24-2005, 08:15 PM  
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Ralph Lauren does produce nice texture paints, but make sure you really like the look because removing texture can be a nightmare! Try a large sample on a piece of cardboard ot plywood first.

Also kids love to pick at texture!


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Old 09-26-2005, 09:12 AM  
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Default Thanks for all the great ideas and advice!

I just wanted to say thanks for all the great ideas and advice I've gotten from everyone. I can see myself spending a good bit of time here. There's so much great information and ideas here!

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Old 09-26-2005, 06:41 PM  
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A few years ago I painted a two story family Rm with the Ralph Luran River Rock. A couple years had passed and the people called me up and said they would really like to wallpaper. I was amazed how smooth I was able to get the walls. The texture was a little tough to get off but more messy than anything.
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Old 10-14-2005, 03:44 PM  
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Depends on what kind of texture you want - venetian plaster is easily enough made - has anyone ever tried the faux leather finish on walls and furniture that Frank used on Trading Spaces, with torn up garbage bags and a lacquer?
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