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How to Paint a Soft Tropical Ceiling

A soft blue on the ceiling creates an endless sky for a couple's island-style bedroom.

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  • Time

    Two Days

  • Price Range

    $100 - $250

  • Difficulty

    Easy to Moderate


Step 1: Mix the Glaze

Lay down drop cloths and tape the baseboards.

Mix glaze with HC-147 Woodlawn Blue, mixing one part paint to three parts glaze.

Step 2: Roll on the Glaze

Roll on clear glaze 100 percent, then roll on Woodlawn Blue glaze.

Step 3: Blend in With Brushes

Blend with large brushes, wiping them occasionally with a cloth to keep them dry.