Hallway Makeover with the HomeRight EZ-Twist
Posted By
Ruthie Tabone
/
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Cost
Low
Experience
Newbie
Time
Fast
Materials Needed: 
  • PaintStick EZ-Twist
  • Gallon of Paint
  • Drop cloth
Before 
After 

Project Steps

Intro

Happy New Year from Refashionably Late!  If you haven't seen my posts from the past couple of years, let me introduce myself!  My name is Ruthie and I have been blogging about turning our house into a home for about 3 years.  Refashionably Late inspires readers to beautifully decorate and refurbish their spaces on an everyday budget without compromising the look.

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Step 1

Today I wanted to share with you how to set up your HomeRight PaintStick EZ-Twist for some good old wall painting!  The PaintStick EZ-Twist is great for walls and ceilings.  It allows you to paint at a speedy pace with no roller tray, no drips, and no mess!

Step 2

I'm participating in the $100 Room Challenge.  The rules are simple...you transform one room, in one month with $100!  I decided to makeover our hallway upstairs in our home.  We have done some projects within the past 4 years to it but it has never felt complete.

Step 3

Hallways are a hard place to decorate and I wanted to give this area some character.  So, I decided that I wanted to install some board and batten.  I've looked at so many tutorials online and I think I'm going to create mine with MDF boards.

Step 4

I had to do a couple small tasks before I got my PaintStick EZ-Twist out to paint the walls.  I removed the gallery wall of pictures and art and removed any nails that were in the wall.  I also got out a drop cloth for safety measures.  I typically use shower curtains from the dollar store!  So much cheaper than drop cloths.

Step 5

Before I got the MDF board purchased and cut I thought it would be a good idea to paint the area the color of my woodwork.  I will eventually paint it after the boards are in place but figured this would help cut down on some painting time.  I was able to do a quick base coat of my paint for easier painting later.

Step 6

I wanted to share with you a quick video of how to set up your PaintStick EZ-Twist in preparation for painting!

Step 7

It looks quite unfinished at the moment but once I have the boards attached to the wall it will look amazing!  On a side note, I didn't worry too much about cutting in right now near light switches and thermostats.  That is a detail I can do later when painting over the MDF boards as well.

Step 8

Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to subscribe to my newsletter so you don't miss any $100 Room Challenge updates!  See you next month!

Step 9

Update: The wall is complete! See the full reveal here!                                                                                                                

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