How to Choose the Right Paint Finish: Flat: Ceilings. Eggshell: Bedrooms, Living rooms, Dining rooms. Stain: Kitchen, Laundry Room, Bathrooms, Hallways. Semi-Gloss: Trim & Molding. Kitchen Cabinets. Doors. Woodworking. Gloss: Used often on furniture for a lacquered look.
The Best Tips for Cutting in Paint Where beginners run into trouble is cutting in along ceilings, moldings and other areas that require a perfectly straight line of paint. We'll give you some tips and pointers to help you increase the speed and improve the accuracy of your cutting-in technique. http://www.familyhandyman.com/painting/techniques/the-best-tips-for-cutting-in-paint