How To Paint A Room • Nifty 101

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  • Published on Sep 16, 2018
  • 00:54 - Picking a color
    02:33 - Picking a sheen
    04:51 - Materials & supplies
    06:42 - Prepping your space
    08:16 - Painting your walls
    12:42 - Cleanup & care


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    Blank dark black grainy wall background
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    Silver foil texture background
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    Luxury golden sofa on a loft background
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    The roller is painted yellow on the floor.
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    White color clock time lapse loopable
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    Exhausted woman.
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    Modern interior living room
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    Creative business people choosing the colors for the new advertising design
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    Pouring paint
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    Shopping wall color in the hardware store
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    Dark home theater
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    Colorful paint roller
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    Can of paint falling onto the floor (slow motion)
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    Beach cottage interior, dolly movement
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    MS POV Shopping cart moving through aisles of retail store / Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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    MS PAN Water pouring into bathtub in bathroom, Scarborough, New York, USA
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    MS TS Through modern loft decorated in white/ Berlin, Germany
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Comments • 987

  • Craig Moss
    Craig Moss 7 hours ago

    We love your video, Its verry professional and tasteful. you did an amazing job. We actually recommend this video for our client's that change their mind. Its very helpful. Thank you.

  • Sarah Mathieu
    Sarah Mathieu 9 hours ago

    So much useful info. Thanks for this!

  • Always Online
    Always Online Day ago

    I just painted my room with my dad from pink to white and I hateeee it I literally don’t wanna be in my room anymore it looks so blank 😭😭

  • MsBritnia
    MsBritnia Day ago

    this is verbatim the same as the lowes video on this topic.

  • Syed IA Jan
    Syed IA Jan Day ago

    Subscribe me guys

  • Phill Bray
    Phill Bray 2 days ago

    Very poor ....most of it is not correct....

  • Nikki Prato
    Nikki Prato 4 days ago

    I LOVE that you included ways to choose different sections that we're interested in viewing!
    Thank you for being organized! 🤗

  • Jackiey Got Juice Not Tropicana

    This is a lot of work
    I'm paying not painting

  • clay face
    clay face 8 days ago

    why am i watching this, i already know how to paint far better and faster and im just getting mad that she didnt hire a professional

  • Chery Cherioty
    Chery Cherioty 9 days ago

    Thanks it s really gud

  • Slick
    Slick 10 days ago

    Is making my room dark grey bad?

  • YOUTUBE RΞDΞFINΞD
    YOUTUBE RΞDΞFINΞD 10 days ago +1

    Those who are watching this video has planned to paint their rooms. But for some other reasons, not going to do it soon.

  • Isabella Chang
    Isabella Chang 11 days ago

    thank you!

  • Josephine yong
    Josephine yong 12 days ago

    ru-clip.net/video/pSHCIRJ4ImE/video.html ...easy makeover for no space room

  • kuya sam
    kuya sam 12 days ago

    Excellent ! ☺

  • isela morales
    isela morales 13 days ago

    Could you use newspapers to cover the floor? As a alternative for a drop cloth.

  • Kumar Shrestha
    Kumar Shrestha 14 days ago

    Very helpful content 👍👍👍

  • hikmat lb
    hikmat lb 16 days ago

    FYI flat and mate is the same finish and flat is not a crappy finish your problem is you need views not the right way to tell people
    I’m a painter and I never say flat is crappy flat is good for hiding the infection on the walls also I always recommend the eggshell for apt washable and clean next time be little nice with people
    I wish I keep disliking this video for ever !!

  • Lov!ingL!fe
    Lov!ingL!fe 16 days ago

    Who the fuck paints base boards before the wall🤦🏻‍♀️

  • Bliss Garcia
    Bliss Garcia 16 days ago +1

    Wtf you just copied the lowez one but made it longer?

  • Ibtisam Farrukh
    Ibtisam Farrukh 17 days ago

    good job

  • SomeDumUsrName
    SomeDumUsrName 17 days ago +1

    Um.....sorry youngster: The "PRO's" DO use tape. What you meant to say is that the "hacks" don't use tape. And........their paint job always LOOKS like it too! heeeheee ;-)

  • Tay Tay
    Tay Tay 20 days ago +1

    I love the grey. You did an awesome job. You are a great teacher. You explained things well and you have a soothing voice. Thank you for the video.

  • Edith A
    Edith A 20 days ago

    Great Vid! You covered everything!!!!

  • Victoria Pérez
    Victoria Pérez 20 days ago

    Tomorrow I'm painting my house and I'm very anxious about it, thanks for the tips 😊😊😊

  • Alex Castro
    Alex Castro 21 day ago

    Pros use tape

  • Kevin Kearns
    Kevin Kearns 23 days ago

    I use to clean my roller now I throw it out and use another, i do clean my brushes.

  • يوسف افندي
    يوسف افندي 24 days ago

    you make it look easier for me , really thank you!

  • thewhoshow
    thewhoshow 26 days ago

    You did that all wrong

  • Zenøa Melí
    Zenøa Melí 26 days ago

    Thank you for this. I have to go back to my old rental and fulfill a commitment I made 2 years ago to paint my old room. Long story short. I AM DREADING IT, but I have to fulfill the promise I made. So thanks for this because it makes it feel a wee bit less daunting lol

  • Vincent Greene
    Vincent Greene 27 days ago

    Awesome video! If anyone is interested in watching, I did a review of an Interior Home Paint Job here 😎! ru-clip.net/video/ipOk1v8EsWE/video.html

  • Ryan A
    Ryan A 27 days ago

    Im a decorator. The 2 biggest pieces of advice i can give you are:
    1. Dont listen to this video. (Buzzfeed can barely do truthful, unbiased journalism, let alone decorate.)
    2. Hire a proffessional...a male proffessional.

  • sheentheexplorer
    sheentheexplorer 28 days ago +1

    Yaaay thanks

  • Ari Ari
    Ari Ari 29 days ago

    I’m moving into a new house and it’s cheap rent because the place needs some new paint in areas and I’m going to paint my bedroom myself so I’ll use this video for help

  • Boger Mil
    Boger Mil 29 days ago

    Most of the practical advice given here is worthless shit - this is amateur night!

  • Susan Cunningham
    Susan Cunningham 29 days ago

    Great video

  • dazza944
    dazza944 29 days ago +1

    *matt
    Matte 😂

  • wallingtonfilming The Candle man

    Check this out 🕯☕️🚬
    ru-clip.net/video/5YFK2HhyMlo/video.html

  • 00 00
    00 00 Month ago

    THIS IS NOT HOW YOU PROPERLY PAINT A ROOM. PERIOD. If you care about the results, go find another video done by a professional. this chic is clueless. FYI: If you're taping off base boards...hire a painter.

  • J W.
    J W. Month ago

    Why don't you just use an edger by Shurline to paint the edges of the wall and ceiling. It will save you time and it goes on fast. Doing it with a brush is old school. Other than that great vid.

  • Christy B_01
    Christy B_01 Month ago

    ru-clip.net/video/N3sfgq3OdFk/video.html

  • K. Dailey
    K. Dailey Month ago

    Great Video Thank You So Much!!! Painting 101 was cool

  • Legacy Of Rome
    Legacy Of Rome Month ago

    Why am I watching this, I am homeless

  • RG
    RG Month ago

    shes wrong on so many levels ugh, buzz feed jack of all trades master of none

  • Stuart Williams
    Stuart Williams Month ago

    😂🤣😂🤣

  • Panthera sapiens
    Panthera sapiens Month ago

    I love You
    Thank you too

  • TruegamerGirl
    TruegamerGirl Month ago

    All that blur on pictures and brands was annoying to the eye..I did see the paint brand behind the bucket. They won't do anything freedom of use!

  • Joshua Buchanan
    Joshua Buchanan Month ago

    I love that blue color in the living room

  • Mr.Mike🇺🇸👌🏻

    I'm an experienced professional painter. If you go to random chick on buzzfeed who says things like "this is not where you need to pay attention to detail" on your ceiling cut in(one of the cleanest lines you need to make), amongst other dumb shit such as "all tapes are the same" and you don't go to the multitudes of professionals putting worthwhile videos with actual good advice and experience...you deserve the mediocre to shit results you're going to get. This is semi-legit, to those with zero knowledge and painters who do shit work, but to anybody who has a work ethic, actually takes pride in their work, and wants a beautiful end result...go elsewhere. I can see this chicks crap ceiling cut in from my house.

  • Paul Mcloughlin
    Paul Mcloughlin Month ago

    From a professional... This is tosh

  • Kirill Kashtanov
    Kirill Kashtanov Month ago

    You said nothing about open window or not. Can you have air conditioner on or not. When do you need to go over paint again.....

  • Hasti
    Hasti Month ago +2

    This video is legit a copy of the one Lowe’s did 5 years ago.

  • Baby Cheshire
    Baby Cheshire Month ago

    im painting rooms in a house i grew up in that i am moving into so i really needed these tips and tricks. huge thumbs up and thank you for this video.

  • Νικος Παπαδακης

    never ever leave your paintbrush upight ,,all tapes are not the same,, dont cut the celling like she did or spacle they way she did...watch vidëos that housepainters make and not rañdom people that have no idea and just making vidëos for iikes ...

  • CJFanther
    CJFanther Month ago

    is painting a room that hard that it merits a "how to" video?

  • bill dolan
    bill dolan Month ago

    So many things wrong with this i just couldnt watch anymore.

  • Kole Knudsen
    Kole Knudsen Month ago

    Well I specifically bought the paint colors that you painted over and I got a dark blue for a small bedroom and now I’m rethinking my whole existence.

  • Bob Job
    Bob Job Month ago

    God please forgive me I am accidentally watching a buzz feed video

  • imperijasd
    imperijasd Month ago

    Stick to the kitchen duties dear, let the men do the painting and especially painting tutorials!

  • phuturephunk
    phuturephunk Month ago

    0:14 It really....REALLY...bothers me that they do not have a liner in that roller pan. I dunno what it is, but that part just set me off. I'm weird.

    6:04 Do not buy the cheap extender pole. Get the one that has the thick base, is made out of rigid, heavier gauge aluminum as the extender with click stops. The reason I say spend the extra 20 bucks for the decent pole is you're going to find very quickly that the 8 dollar plastic one is terrible with full extension, bends under load and increases fatigue as you go (and you will become very acquainted with how painting spaces is actual physical work, even rolling, which is the fastest and only fun part of the process). That bending due to the cheapness? It also means that you're going to have to touch up and re-roll areas because the nap is not going to fully saturate the area you're rolling. This becomes more acute the higher your ceilings are.

    Also, when rolling, overlap the last bar you did by about 30 percent or so. Nice thick application and makes laying off easier.

    Great video!