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instructions

YOU'LL NEED:

Dutch Boy® interior paint

Paintable decorative shelf

Flat paintbrush

Mini woven roller cover and roller frame

Mini tray

Painter's tape

Fine-grit sandpaper

Level

Tape measure

Pencil

Thumbtack

String

Drop cloth

Clean, damp cloth

Level

HERE'S HOW:

STEP 1: Wipe wall with the clean, damp cloth to prepare surface.

STEP 2: Lay down a drop cloth to protect floors.

STEP 3: Cut a piece of string that equals one-half the length of the shelf plus 3 inches.

STEP 4: Determine position of circle by using the pencil to lightly mark the center, making sure to leave room for entire circle.

STEP 5: Tie one end of the string tightly around the pencil and secure the other end to the center of the circle with a thumbtack.

STEP 6: Starting at the bottom and keeping string taut, lightly draw a circle by moving pencil clockwise until circle is complete.

STEP 7: Affix painter's tape to outside edge of the circle, using small strips of tape to create rounded edges; press tape firmly to wall to ensure a tight seal.

STEP 8: With the mini woven roller, paint inside the taped circle.

STEP 9: Remove painter's tape while paint is still damp; clean up any mistakes with the clean, damp cloth; allow paint to dry, following suggested drying time on the can label.

STEP 10: Sand shelf and wipe with the clean, damp cloth to remove dust or debris; with the flat brush, paint shelf the same color as the circle and allow paint to dry, following suggested drying time on the can label.

STEP 11: Mount shelf in the circle, using the level to ensure that shelf is straight.

Wall: Pristine Pearl 021W
Accent and Shelf: Forward Fuchsia 101-7DB