Learn the secrets for creating straight lines, even patterns and cohesive designs on your walls.
More in Painting
Jackie explains the rule of thumb for painting a diamond pattern: "The height of the diamond should be twice the width. First measure the width of your wall. Divide by the number of diamonds you want horizontally, use that measurement as the width of the diamond and multiply by two for the height. Using those measurements and blue chalk, draw a grid pattern using vertical and horizontal lines. Find the middle of each rectangle and mark the top, bottom, right and left side. Then connect the dots by drawing lines to form the diamond pattern. Tape each side of the diamond. Paint using a mini roller to fill in the diamond patterns."
Top 10 Water Features (20:01)
Create a Faux Tile Backsplash (01:02)
Cleaning Window Treatments (05:11)
Building a Kitchen Bar Cart (01:02)
A Porch to Chill On Part 1 (06:01)
Decorative Cabinet Panels (03:16)
Installing Laminate Floors (01:00)
Relaxing Yard for Entertaining (00:03:14)
Faucet Tips (01:50)
Garden Water Features 12 Photos
DIY Weddings: Table Setting Ideas 8 Photos
Pictures of Formal English Gardens 17 Photos
10 Ways to Upgrade Your Outdoor Spaces 10 Photos
Chalkboard Paint Ideas for the Kitchen 11 Photos
12 Ways to Upcycle Old Neckties 12 Photos
Blog Cabin 2012: Artistic Vision 100 Photos
Stylish and Unique Headboard Ideas 9 Photos
© 2014 Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.