Leftovers With Annie: How To Paint A Brush Stroke Wall

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A brush stroke accent wall is a fast and easy way to add color to your home.  This concept works great with leftover paint in nearly any room in your home.

How To Paint A Brush Stroke Wall

Watch as our host from Leftovers with Annie, shows you how easy this is to achieve with just paint and a brush.

Start this project by clearing out the room. Then, place a drop cloth on the ground to keep your flooring paint free. This may be a good time to clean your wall with a damp cloth so you're not adding brush strokes onto dust and debris.
To complete this project, all you need is paint and a brush. The size of the brush strokes is up to you, however we do suggest using an angled brush as it gives more of a feathered look to the strokes you put on the wall.
We suggest before you get started, practice the dash of the paint brush onto a piece of cardboard. This way you know how much paint to load to the paint brush and get comfortable with the dabbing process you will do on the wall.
Choose a side of the wall you want to start. Then, you will want to start the brush strokes from the top and work your way down. The number of brush strokes you do on the wall is completely up to you. Lightly dip your paint brush into your paint can or cup and dab it lightly onto the wall. Continue across the wall with your desired amount of brush strokes.
The paint can take up to 2 hours to dry. Wait about 24 hours if you plan to hang anything on the wall.
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