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How to Paint Walls for a City Suite

Soft lavender and Eastern-flair stencils painted on the walls bring a calming effect to this tiny condo bedroom-dining space.

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Step 1: Tape Down Rosin Paper

Tape down rosin paper,

Remove all switch and outlet plates.

Step 2: Cut and Roll Walls

Cut and roll walls in 1453 Pebble Creek matte finish. Let dry. Repeat if needed.

Step 3: Create a Stencil Pattern

Using Modello Designs Decorative Masking Patterns (these easy-to-use stencils are self-adhesive), create a pattern on the focal wall of the dining room. Here, wide staggering is used to create a wallpaper effect.

Use a burnishing tool to ensure the stencil sticks flat.

Cover the stencils with paint using the stipling brushes. 2368942 2368940

Step 4: Roll on Paint

Cut in and roll on 1454 Sleepy Hollow. Let dry and recoat if necessary.

Carefully remove stencils with a craft knife.

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