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Can someone please help me identify the texture in this picture?

I’ve been patching a few holes around the house and cannot get the texture to match no matter what I do!

Notice how’s very little texture if any against the wood framing (by window and doors).

I’d appreciate any insight, thanks

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  • sand the new work, feathering the edges, then use a rough surface roller to repaint. – dandavis Nov 17 '20 at 20:23
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That doesn't look like drywall texture to me. It looks like stippling from a heavy-nap roller. The reason you don't see it along the trim is because a brush was used there.

When you paint, do the brush edging, then immediately roll over it as close as you can to the trim. This will minimize the smooth strip.

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  • A wide piece of masking/painter's tape on the edge of the trim will help protect it from the roller. – FreeMan Nov 17 '20 at 19:20
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    I've typically seen this referred to as an orange peel texture. – Nuclear Hoagie Nov 17 '20 at 20:21
  • Orange peel is a sprayed texture. This ain't that. Granted, this does look more like actual orange peel than that. :) – isherwood Nov 17 '20 at 20:31

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