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DIY Chevron Wall Project

Written By merak dua on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 | 6:39 AM

Want to know how to get this look?
Celebrity Painter Jim Connelly gives us the break down so you can achieve the trending look:
Chevron wall mural by Jim Connelly
Step 1: Make a Chevron template using cardboard making a three repeat image. An 18 inch in depth chevron was designed for the scale of our wall. Draw chevron template onto cardboard and cut out with a utility knife.

            

Step 2: Measure from ceiling the base line for first chevron, using a spirit level repeat four times.


                   

 

Step 3: Tape off base lines to position chevron template on a straight line.

                  

 Step 4: Measure center line on wall and trace the chevrons using a pencil working from left to right.

Step 5:Remove base line tape.

 Step 6: Tape off chevron image and use plastic spatula to smooth down the tape to good adhesion to wall.
 

Step 7: Using small roller, tray and paint apply thin coat of paint let dry and apply second coat.
                           
Step 8: Remove blue tape.

                           
Step 9: VOILA!
 

Thanks Jim!! For more information contact Jim @ http://www.jimconnellystudio.com/
(Paint by Para Paint)

Ceiling: JoJo Whitewash
Trim:  JoJo Whitewash
Walls: P-5164-34 Object of Desire
Accent Wall (ZigZag):  P-5164-44  Brunch with Friends
Zig Zag:  JoJo Whitewash
 
Happy Painting everyone!
 
Until next time,
                         w&c designer girl!                         
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