Half-painted Wall

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instructions

YOU'LL NEED:

Dutch Boy® interior paint (2 colors)

Woven roller covers and roller frame

Angled paintbrush

Paint tray and liners

Painter's tape

Pencil

Tape measure

Level

Drop cloth

Clean, damp cloth

Level

HERE'S HOW:

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

STEP 2: Lay down the drop cloth to protect floors and use the painter's tape to cover trim, molding, ceiling and any adjacent walls.

STEP 3: Measure the height of the wall and divide it into thirds; make a light pencil mark one-third down from the ceiling; use the level to lightly draw a horizontal line at the height of the pencil mark.

STEP 4: Affix painter's tape just below the horizontal line; apply pressure to tape to ensure a tight seal with wall.

STEP 5: Using the angled brush, apply first color just inside taped area above horizontal line; use the woven roller to paint the remaining upper wall area.

STEP 6: Remove painter's tape while paint is still damp; clean up any mistakes with the clean, damp cloth; allow paint to dry 24 hours.

STEP 7: Affix painter's tape above horizontal line, positioning it so the unpainted bottom section is fully exposed; apply pressure to tape to ensure a tight seal with wall.

STEP 8: Using the angled brush, apply second color just inside taped area below horizontal line; use the roller to paint the remaining lower wall area.

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.

Upper Wall: Sandstone Quarry 408-2DB
Lower Wall: Hennepin Stone 407-3DB