Painted Thinking-space Accent

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Dutch Boy® Platinum® Plus paint (2 colors)

Woven roller covers and roller frame

Angled paintbrush

Paint tray and liners

Painter's tape

Tape measure



Drop cloth

Clean, damp cloth



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

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

STEP 3: Using the angled brush, apply base color to walls just inside taped areas, then paint remaining area with the woven roller; remove painter's tape while paint is still damp; allow paint to dry 24 hours.

STEP 4: Decide the size of the accent area; use the level and the pencil to lightly mark the vertical and horizontal lines of the accent area.

STEP 5: Affix painter's tape to the outside of the pencil marks, pressing firmly to create a tight seal with the wall.

STEP 6: Use the woven roller and angled brush to paint accent color inside the taped lines.

STEP 7: 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.

Wall: Saving Beige 217-3DB
Thinking Space: Intrigued Ivory 214-1DB