Color Block Accent Wall

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instructions

YOU'LL NEED:

Dutch Boy® interior paint (6 to 9 colors)

Woven roller covers and roller frame

Paint tray and liners

Painter's tape

Tape measure

Pencil

Level

Hammer

Nails

Drop cloth

Clean, damp cloth

Level

HERE'S HOW:

STEP 1: Wipe wall with the clean, damp cloth; lay down the drop cloth.

STEP 2: Place your favorite album covers in frames and select paint colors using the album covers as inspiration.

STEP 3: Determine size of color square by measuring frame, adding 4 inches to height and width.

STEP 4: Determine top left point of gallery; use the level and pencil to draw the top and left lines; affix edge of the painter's tape to the outside of the lines.

STEP 5: Using the height calculation from Step 3, start at the bottom edge of the horizontal taped line, measure downward and lightly make a mark with the pencil; use the level and pencil to lightly draw a horizontal line; affix edge of painter's tape just below the horizontal line.

STEP 6: Repeat Step 5 for the number of rows desired.

STEP 7: Using the width calculation from Step 3, start at the right edge of the vertical taped line, measure to the right and lightly make a mark with the pencil; use the level and pencil to light draw a vertical line; affix edge of painter's tape to the right of the vertical line.

STEP 8: Repeat Step 7 for the number of columns desired.

STEP 9: Using the woven roller, paint the squares.

STEP 10: Remove painter's tape; allow paint to dry, following suggested drying time on the can label.

STEP 11: Hang framed albums on the wall.

Wall: Wood Smoke 418-2DB
Accent Frames (left – right): Mineralized Jade 230-5DB, Antiquated Lace 017W, Mystic Yellow 219-7DB, Petrol Blue 234-7DB, Smoked Copper 306-5DB, Purple Beech 347-6DB