KABRIC Ombré Wall
Story and photos by Ryan Powell
"What do you do when your wife asks for an ombré effect textured wall? Well in this house, it’s a flick through Instagram and an email to Detale CPH. As they say; happy wife, happy life! This is our guide to the way we created an artistically mixed and unusual finish using KABRIC."
This part is straightforward for this kind of paint as the paint is thick and can almost be applied like plaster so there is no need to fuss too much over small blemishes on the walls. After stripping the room, filling, sanding and miss-coating the walls I finished the woodwork in white satin and the ceiling in white. The room was then ready to be taped and skirting covered with protective plastic.
- Paint Tray
- Paint Roller
- 10-inch Taping
- 4-inch Scraper
- Large Tiling Sponge
- 4-inch Roller (handy around sockets)
- 120 Grit Sandpaper
Preparing for application
I was under strict instruction that the room was to be pink, I personally loved the ‘Big Apple’ but with that colour planned for our summerhouse, that was ruled out almost immediately. After seeing a previous user of KABRIC mixing MELLOW-LIGHT LAVENDER-SAKURA-MULBERRY together, we knew this would work for us. The beauty of it is no matter how many people choose the same colour they will never completely look the same thus giving endless possibilities!
All four colours would have been beautiful alone but we felt combining them and merging them in a cloud-like manner would give us a great finish.