Sun Accent Wall

4 Materials
30 Minutes

I had a blank slate in my son's nursery and decided to spice it up a bit! I grabbed some paint, a brush, pencil and some string and made a super cute sun!

Before - started off with a blank slate

Materials Needed -


Paint brush

Something to open paint can


Tape measure


Step One - Measure length of wall

To get an idea of how big I wanted my sun to be, I measured the length of my wall

Step Two - Map out sun

I started off thinking I was going to make the length of my sun 6ft, I later made it bigger.

mapping out how big to make sun

Step Three - Draw Arch

I used my pencil and string to make my arch. I tied the string on the pencil and held the end of the string without the pencil to the center of the marked out length. I then took the pencil to the end of one side of my marked out length and drew the arch. After drawing out the arch to 6ft, I stepped back and decided it needed to be bigger. I made the length of my arch roughly 8ft with my wall length being just about 11ft.

Step Four - Paint!

I used the color Quirky Gold by Sherwin Williams

This is after the first coat, loving it so far!

Step Five - Add rays

I then free handed the 'rays' of the sun while waiting for the first coat to dry. I used my hand as a general reference of how far to space them out.

I did a second coat and that's it! Super simple pop of color to a nursery or play room!

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