This may sound like unconventional advice, but if you have the right paint brush, you can skip the painter’s tape and go free hand! The Wooster Shortcut 2 in. Angle Sash brush gives you an incredible amount of control and lends itself to a perfectly straight line.
Skip the tape, and head straight for the brush. With a brush designed specifically for cutting in, painting a straight line and hugging the ceiling or moulding is a breeze.