The Castle Room

[wpcol_1third id="" class="" style=""]This was, for real, the easiest faux paint job ever. A friend of mine, Bev, wanted to do a castle room for her teenage son because he was into medieval everything. So all the artsy friends, including me, show up, start masking off “blocks”, and sponge and rag roll the walls using a few shades of gray.[/wpcol_1third] [wpcol_2third_end id="" class="" style=""]

 

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[/wpcol_2third_end][wpcol_1third id="" class="" style=""]They even ended up pulling down the closet doors and bedroom door and putting up plain ones that they could paint to look like the wooden doors in castles. [/wpcol_1third] [wpcol_2third_end id="" class="" style=""]

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[/wpcol_2third_end][wpcol_1third id="" class="" style=""]The ceiling was eventually finished with beams. We even added a “stone” window that was supposed to get a painting of a pastoral countryside (don’t know if that ever happened).[/wpcol_1third] [wpcol_2third_end id="" class="" style=""]

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[/wpcol_2third_end][wpcol_1third id="" class="" style=""]The grout lines also got a gray glaze added so emulate grout. This also helped take away some of the “straightness” of the lines. All in all it was a lot of fun and the end result was actually spectacular and very realistic. Her son used a red velvet cover for the bed and hung his sword replicas and coat of arms on the walls. [/wpcol_1third] [wpcol_2third_end id="" class="" style=""]

 

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