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Old 01-21-2014, 07:07 PM  
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Default how to put a decoratie pattern on the wall

I am going through a houzz.com design and will be painting some large size decorative pattern. I am not talking about repetitive pattern that you roll onto the wall.

However I am not sure how to do it.

- Use a custom cut masking tape? Does not look like a plausible.

- Next thing I have in mind is draw the pattern on the wall with light pencil and meticlously use the ultra fine brush to do.

OR any other suggestion, please let me know.



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http://www.paintamural.pipalo.com/step-3-ways-of-getting-your-image-on-to-your-wall/

In the 50s there was a kids toy that would show a photo on the wall, it was perfect for this kind of thing. It was just a black box open on the bottom with a light, a mirror and a lens and you just set it over the photo. I haven't seen one for years.


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Found one http://www.usedgatineau.com/classified-ad/brand-new-Projecta-Scope_17090176

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I see, that projector sounds pretty good no need to touch the wall with pencil. i guess i will have to decide between hi and low tech approach now.

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If you have a full size pattern there are other tricks.
1 pin the pattern to the wall and place graphite paper behind it and sharpen a stick to trace the picture leaving fine lines on the wall
2 pin the pattern to the wall and with a pin poke little holes thru the pattern leaving little holes in the wall to follow with paint.



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