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Step 1:

Wipe wall with the clean, damp cloth; lay down the drop cloth; affix the painter's tape to baseboards, ceiling and any molding or trim.



Step 2:

Use the angled brush to apply paint just inside the taped areas, then paint remainder of the wall with the woven roller; remove painter's tape while paint is still damp; allow paint to dry 24 hours.



Step 3: 

Decide on the size and scale of the check pattern; using the tape measure and pencil, lightly make marks at each measurement interval along the bottom of the wall, starting at the center and working outward.



Step 4:

Use the level and pencil to lightly mark vertical lines the height of the wall.



Step 5: 

Once the stripes are sketched, starting at one end, place a small piece of painter's tape within the stripe nearest to the corner; from there, place a piece of painter's tape inside every other stripe; the unmarked stripes are the areas in which you'll apply the paint-glaze mixture (see Step 7).



Step 6:

Affix the painter's tape along the vertical lines, making sure the edge of the tape is positioned against the outside of the lines on each side of the unmarked stripes; affix painter's tape to ceiling and trim for each stripe to be painted.



Step 7: 

Mix one part paint with four parts glaze; use the mini foam roller to paint between the taped areas of unmarked stripes; use the angled brush along corners; roll as close to ceiling and trim as possible and fill in gaps with brush.



Step 8:

Remove painter's tape while paint is still damp; allow paint to dry for 24 hours.



Step 9: 

Repeat steps 4 through 8 to create the horizontal stripes.


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