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How to Create a Wine Country Mural

A mural can add a rich look to a wall. At first glance, this mural, complete with an ornate plaster border, looks like an expensive painting.

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a mural can add rich look to wall
  • Time

    Day

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Difficulty

    Moderate

Highlights:

Step 1: Prepare the Wall

Tape a border on the wall using painter's tape.

Wet the wall with a damp cloth. This process stops the paint from drying too fast.

Step 2: Sketch and Paint a Design on the Wall

Sketch your design onto the wall using a pencil.

Paint between the lines of your design, adding details where you can.

Step 3: Attach a Frame of Plaster Moldings

Once the mural is dry, attach a frame of plaster moldings using liquid nails and painter's tape.

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