I have planked my bedroom wall. . . with a Pencil!!!
Yup, I drew my planks on with a pencil, and you know what? You almost can't even tell, my wall actually looks like it is lined with wood planks.
Here is a before picture. The wall was just plain and boring, so I knew that adding planks would be the perfect thing. However, being that I'm not much of a handyman, adding wood planks seemed like too much work. That's when I came up with the idea of just drawing them on to achieve the look that I wanted.
I measured my lines to be 6 inches apart. I used the leveler to make sure the lines were straight, and then I ran my pencil down the leveler to create the lines.
I had to sharpen my pencil a lot, so having an electric pencil sharpener nearby came in real handy. I also made my pencil marks thicker in some spots and lighter in others, and that is were the illusion comes in, it makes the lines look like actual spaces between planks.
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AnswersGreat Job! Curious...Do your walls have any texture? Would love 2 do but I have a orange peel texture that is awwwwwful.
AnswersDid you also paint your furniture white? I want an all white bedroom and was thinking of painting the furniture, but I would have to hire someone.....
AnswerWould a carpenters pencil be better? Thicker lead is the only thing I was thinking of. It might be to thick.