Create your own abstract graphic headboard with a simple stencil and metallic paint for a burnished metal look.
Paint a headboard
You will need:
Measure the width you want your wall panel to span (approx 10-20cm wider than your bed). Mask it vertically with painters’ tape. Paint the panel with a Resene SpaceCote Low Sheen basecoat colour according to your choice of metallic paint.*
Apply two coats of Resene Enamacryl Metallic on top of the basecoat. Leave to dry before taping the stencil.
Create a vertical and horizontal grid with painters’ tape over the metallic paint. Rip pieces of tape and randomly fill in the grid sections with criss-crossed lengths of tape.
* Note: When using Resene Metallics, a basecoat is recommended for a more vibrant result. Once you’ve selected your metallic paint, you can find the corresponding basecoat on the Resene Metallics & Special Effects colour chart.
Accessories: Triangle pendants, douglasandbec.com. Diamond bedside boxes, (pair), recipedesign.co.nz. On the bed: In Bed linen peach duvet, In Bed linen sheet set, fatherrabbit.com. Hosk grey cushion, countryroad.com.au. Italian linen cushions in terracotta and charcoal, madderandrouge.co.nz. Stitch throw, indiehomecollective.com. St Joseph Citron throw, cittadeisgn.com. All other accessories stylist’s own.
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