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Wall Color for a Sophisticated Study

The Challenge for this painting project is to is to change a college-age person's bedroom into a sophisticated area for studying and music.

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prepare room for wall panels to be painted
  • Time


  • Price Range

    $100 - $250

  • Difficulty

    Easy to Moderate


Step 1: Place the Carpet Shield on the Floor

Lay down a carpet shield, a thin plastic film that will protect carpet from paint splatters, and roll over the carpet. The baseboards are left uncovered.

Tape off windows and ceiling with painter's tape.

Step 2: Cut in the Walls with Paint

Next, crew cut in the walls, baseboards and crown molding with Dark Mustard primer, then roll primer on the walls.

Paint Color: Benjamin Moore paint #2161-30 (Dark Mustard)