When I was contacted to do a review of this paint product I said I was glad to review it but I would only blog about it if I like it. Because, this is the thing, who hasn't been there...
|Via: Decor Chick|
Sure Swatch is a clear film material that you can paint and attach to your wall, anywhere in the room, it gives you a true color. Once you choose the color you like, you simply remove the low-tack samples from the wall and you don't have to prime colors painted directly on the wall.
As soon as I got my 9" x 12" samples I went to work.
A first coat of paint in my colors of choice was apply to each film.
When the first coat was dried to the touch, a second coat was applied.
Once both coats dried the backing was peeled off and...
Sure Swatch has another great feature: "The Primer Decider". It helps you decide if you need a primer.
I painted the film a vibrant navy blue color. As soon as it dried I flipped it over and using scissors cut the film as indicated.
The film was then placed on the wall to be painted, attaching the Primer Decider Scale to the underneigh bottom side of the film with only the numbers on the scale showing.
The cutting part shows the effect of multiple coats of paint. In my case my Sure Swatch used two coats. Two layers show how my wall will look with four coats of paint.
It is hard to see through these pictures, but in order to achieve my true color on this wall, I might need to apply a "shade 3" primer.
Some colors have poor covering power, which means more work to create the desired result. One of the best ways to improve the covering power is with a primer. The Sure Swatch Primer Decider makes it easy to pick the right shade of primer for your specific top coat color.
Compare the color chip to each square of covered Primer Decider. If no squares show through, no primer is needed. If color looks best over a primer square, show primer shade to associate for similar tinted primer.
Head off to Sure Swatch where you can watch very detailed videos on how to use this product.
Now, if you want to get some Sure Swatch films for your next paint project, you can find them at The Home Depot's paint counter ;)
Disclaimer: This is a sponsored product review for Sure Swatch. All opinions are 100% mine, as with all the products I review, if I like them I write about them, if I don't like them you won't hear about it.