Sponging and coating

technique to raise and to place for decorated walls

To paint with these techniques, specific paints consisting of a base fixative plus a base color are used.

These techniques take longer than a traditional whitewashing but create uneven effects and small imperfections on the surfaces that make domestic walls alive and fascinating, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

technical sponge whitewashing

This technique of painting the walls can have many variations but we can have mainly two types, the sponge to put on and the one to remove. The sponge to be used can be synthetic or artificial, we also advise you to use gloves.

Possible sponge techniques

sponge wall

They are certainly suitable in rustic or countryside settings, but also in combination with ultra-modern furnishings.

Sponging can be done in two ways:


Paint the windows


Apply wallpaper


Remove paint from the metal


Lime color


Oriental plaster


Paint the doors

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