Step-by-Step: Faux Molding

Create faux molding with this how-to from HGTV Magazine and DIY blogger Typhanie Peterson.
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Photo by: Stuart Tyson/Studio D

Stuart Tyson/Studio D

By: Rae McConville

Materials Needed:

  • 1 gallon colored paint for the wall (Autumn Sky by Valspar shown here)
  • painter's tape
  • tape measure
  • level
  • 1 gallon white paint for the trim (Ultra White by Valspar shown here)

Step 1

Paint the wall with the colored paint; let dry overnight.

Step 2

Tape off a pattern you like with painter's tape; use a tape measure and level to get straight lines.

Step 3

To make the lines, paint between the tape with two coats of white. Let dry overnight, then peel off the tape.

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