tips and tricks to getting it right!
Painting checkered floors takes a ton of patience and a lot of math. Get ready!
3. straight edge
4. blue painters tape
Gather your Supplies
5. brushes, roller & tray
make sure your wood floor is sanded down and thoroughly clean
Prep is KING
SKETCH IT OUT
You know the saying... measure twice and draw once. use a straight edge and T-square for the perfect check
time to PAINT
Using the lighter of the two colors brush or roll paint into every other square.
Let dry overnight
next up take a small artist brush and cut in with the other color. Then roll inside your painted square for full coverage.
wait for the paint to dry
The finishing touch
Protect your artistry with several coats of a water-based sealant. Let dry at least 48 hours before walking on or moving in furniture.
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"Life is too short for white walls" according to Interior designer & artist Amie Freling. She shares her signature blend of patterns and colors with clients ranging from restaurants & businesses to residential homes of all sizes.