Entryway Makeover- How to Paint Perfect Straight Lines

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This entryway was in need of a makeover, big time! The stripes were great for a while but I love the new look. Check out all the details along with a tutorial on how to paint perfect straight lines.
Determine where you want the straight line or lines to go. Then, using the level draw a straight line. I simply used the top edge of the level to make my straight line. I moved the level across the wall and continued to make the continuous straight line until I got to the end of the wall.


Add frog tape on the line or lines you just drew. Be sure to put the tape right on the line. The line is level and straight use it!
This is what I like to call the magic step. It takes a little bit more time up front but let me tell you it’s worth it. Find some left over paint that is the same color as the wall you want to paint. Use a paint brush to paint along the edge of the tape


Using a paint brush cut in the new paint color around all the edges.


Now it’s time to grab your roller and paint the rest of the wall. If you need a second coat repeat steps 5 and 6.


It’s important to remove the tape as soon as you finish painting
Entryway is fresh and clean…..it’s green. A bold color….
Suggested materials:
  • Frog tape
  • Pencil
  • Tape measure
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Shonee @ www.hawthorneandmain.com
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