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Chez Larsson

Faux Headboard

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Ok, so I was finally ready to paint the bedroom nook. I wanted either white or grey. Grey simply because I had two liter cans left from the old house and this was the one place I figured it would work. Above you can see I started painting the window wall.

After I was done with the first coat I realized I wouldn’t have enough for the rest of the walls… I didn’t want to have to go get more so I came up with a fake headboard in white.



Said and done, I painted a large rectangle centered on the wall about 20 cm / 8 inches wider than the bed itself. I eyeballed the height and hoped for the best.



After the white paint dried I taped a rectangle which is just a little bit wider than the bed on it using a level to get it straight.

I didn’t take a photo of painting the grey around the square, but I did. You just have to be careful to not hit the inside white part with your roller but other than that you just roll away. When both coats are done you peel the tape away while the last coat is still wet. I love this part, it’s like magic that straight line you get.



And there it is, the fake headboard. And I had just enough grey paint for the rest of the walls. I did have to really push the roller into the wall to get the last bit out but I did it.

Don’t worry, I’ll show you the whole bedroom nook in a separate post.