Add Bold Pattern to a Ceiling With a Painted Zigzag
Turn a plain ceiling into a designer focal point using bold colors and painter's tape.
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- tape measure
- utility knife
- flat latex paint
- painter's tape
- paint pan
- angled brush
- detail brush
- paint roller
- extender pole
- roller sleeve
- drop cloth
- note pad
Using a pencil and note pad, sketch the intended zigzag pattern for the ceiling. In addition to sketching the overall shape and scale of the pattern, also note the placement of each color.
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Using the paint pan, paint roller, roller sleeve and extender pole, roll a solid color on the ceiling.
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