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How to Paint Shutters using a Flogging Technique

A flogging technique gives ordinary shutters an extraordinary look.

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paint shutters for a modern bedroom
  • Time

    2 hours

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Difficulty



Step 1: Apply Paint with Sprayer

Mix two parts mineral spirits with one part oil based paint to thin paint for the sprayer.

Load the paint into the sprayer, then spray the shutters. Be sure to keep the sprayer the same distance from the shutters using a fluid motion.

spray the shutters

Step 2: Slap Shutters with Flogging Brush

While the paint is still wet, slap the shutters with a flogging brush.