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How to Paint a Parisian Style Headboard

An old homemade headboard adopts a French feel with painted black and white stripes on the fabric.

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  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $50 - $100

  • Difficulty



Step 1: Apply Primer to Headboard

Using 6-inch rollers, cover headboard in white tinted primer, OC-8 Elephant Tusk.

cover headboard in white tinted primer

Step 2: Mark off the Stripes

Using a measuring tape and a pencil, mark out the stripes.

use painter's tape to mark out stripes

Step 3: Paint the Stripes

Fill in the stripes with 2133-10 Onyx using small rollers and paintbrushes.

Paint Color: Benjamin Moore 2133-10 Onyx