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Taping It Modern - DIY Wall Art With Painters Tape

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Taping it modern mudroom.
Difficulty: Moderate
  • interior paint ideas tape modern design, home decor, painting, wall decor
A couple of years ago, I wanted to do something really fun with my mudroom. I love turquoise, so I thought I'd go bold and paint bright turquoise stripes. Well the only thing missing in this small space was the fish, because it felt like an aquarium.
  • interior paint ideas tape modern design, home decor, painting, wall decor
I finally decided to drain the aquarium and change the walls. I still wanted something fun, and I saw this cool geometric rug pattern on Pinterest...so I went for it. I also really wanted to add gold metallic pinstripes to tie the cabinet color into the room. I started off with a laser (my best tip for straight lines.)
  • interior paint ideas tape modern design, home decor, painting, wall decor
Taped diagonal lines in sets of 3 in both directions. (Check blog for detailed layout.)
  • interior paint ideas tape modern design, home decor, painting, wall decor
Then I started removing tape sections to get a weaved look.
I added an extra 'L' in the diamond shape.
  • interior paint ideas tape modern design, home decor, painting, wall decor
You won't believe the final modern look, see link below! It is amazing what you can transform with the

To see more: http://www.hertoolbelt.com/geometric-wall/

Got a question about this project?

  • Cathy Dorey
    Cathy Dorey Saginaw, MI

    I've used painters tape in all sizes throughout the years in my bedrooms mostly. I've done vertical and horizontal stripes in pastels when the kids were litle and just retaped down the road and repainted the same in different colors as the kids grew

  • ToolBox Divas
    ToolBox Divas Laurel, MD

    I am loving this wall and the use of the laser level is genius!! Keep inspiring!

  • Linda Canada Reyes
    Linda Canada Reyes Paso Robles, CA

    A wonderful idea.

  • Heather
    Heather Holden, ME

    Absolutely amazing. You have far more patience than I.

  • RichandTammy Whiteside

    Wow! What you did is truly a work of art.

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