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Painted Ceiling

 
Want attractive – yet inexpensive – art to dress up your walls? Keep the costs down and create a work of art yourself! All you need is some ScotchBlue™ Painter's Tape, a splash of color, and your imagination.
As seen on The Painted Home Blog
 
 

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PREPARATION

  • Remove hardware, such as lamp covers and fire alarms, from the ceiling.
  • Make sure surrounding walls are cleared of picture frames and other wall hangings.
  • Paint the entire ceiling in your lighter basecoat color and let it dry for 24 hours.
 
 

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Step By Step Guide:

Step 1: Draw Lines

Draw Lines

Use a triangle and a pencil to mark your initial stripe lines. Then use a level and pencil to draw the lines across your ceiling.

Step 2: Mask & Mark

Mask & Mark

Use ScotchBlue™ Painter's Tape to tape your lines. You can also use it to mark the areas you will NOT paint.

Step 3: Paint Stripes

Paint Stripes

Paint the unmarked areas with your darker color, and let it dry for 24 hours. Gently remove the tape.

This fabulous idea is brought to you by:

Denise at The Painted Home Blog
www.paintedhomedesigns.com

Read full blog post here »

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