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Slightly Textured Surfaces

Stripes

Prevent paint bleeding on slightly textured surfaces using this simple technique.

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SIMPLE STEPS TO GREAT MASKING

Stripes

1. Apply Tape

Start by applying ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape Delicate Surface, to the edge of the wall you will not be painting. Apply the tape where it meets the accent wall.

Stripes

2. Seal

Paint over the tape with the existing wall color (the color that’s on your non-accent wall) using a dry brush to seal it into place. Once dry, you’re ready to paint your accent wall.

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3. Paint

Paint your accent wall.

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4. Dry and Score

When paint is dry (approximately 24 hours), score the tape.

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