Texturing wall with roller
We had some pretty bad late 80's wallpaper in our kitchen that we have removed (thankfully the walls were primed first!). So now we have a smooth wall that we would like to texture orange peel to match most of the remainder of the house. I'm not to keen on the idea of masking off 95% of the kitchen to cover about 200 square feet of wall with spray texture (our kitchen is mostly cabinets and windows). So..
I got a few hits on the web regarding texturing with a paint roller, but fewer good how tos than I would have liked. Can I expect to be able to achieve a consistent, fine texture using this method? I was leaning towards using a 1/2" nap roller and thinned out wall mud. I have heard that the looped wire rollers are a waste of money.
Of course, I'll try it first on plywood or cardboard, but I was wondering if anyone on here had attempted this texture method, and if they had any pointers to share.