Step-by-Step: Faux Molding

Create faux molding with this how-to from HGTV Magazine and DIY blogger Typhanie Peterson.


Photo By: Stuart Tyson/Studio D View original photo.

Stuart Tyson/Studio D

By: Rae McConville

From: HGTV Magazine

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.

Next Up

Stories We're Following

Shop This Look

  • Found a living space you love in HGTV's Photo Library? Get the look in your own home with products from Wayfair.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.