On Trend: Color Dip Your Wall

Try something new with this trending way to bring two-tone color to a room.

A whole room in one color is one way to liven up a room. But why not try something different, something graphic? Our color dipped wall is the perfect way to bring statement paint to a child's room, bedroom or even your living room. It's an outside-the-box idea that doesn't require too much DIY-savvy to execute. But this project will give you a lot of bang for your buck.

Materials Needed

  • level
  • paint roller
  • paint pan

Photo by: Matt Huesmann

Matt Huesmann

A cheerful, fresh shade like Sherwin-Williams Springtime SW 6708 is the perfect shade for this project.


Photo by: Matt Huesmann

Matt Huesmann

Use a level to carefully mark a midway point on your wall where you want your "dip" to start.

Photo by: Matt Huesmann

Matt Huesmann

Use painter's tape to mark the wall around the entire room.

Photo by: Matt Huesmann

Matt Huesmann

Photo by: Matt Huesmann

Matt Huesmann

When painting with your roller, roll into the tape for a clean edge.

Photo by: Matt Huesmann

Matt Huesmann

Remove the painter's tape at a 45 degree angle to prevent tearing.

This color-dip look works great for a kid's room, a nursery or just about any space you want to inject with a little wit and fun.

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