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A Signature Colorantic Entryway!!!

 

Are you like me, always looking for new ideas to change the decor in your home? A new  home owner of my house for about 4 months, my entryway was missing a lot of love and appeal. Having a bit of Colorantic paint left over from other projects I decided to make a signature Colorantic Entryway!!!! Why Not!!!
Here are the steps with a minimal cost of my entryway transformation in only 4 hours.👇👇👇

List of products 

 

  • Colorantic chalk based paint colour Night
  • Colorantic chalk based paint colour Cotton Ball
  • Colorantic violet oval  synthetic #6 paint brush
  • Colorantic velvet foam roller
  • Colorantic matte varnish
  • Colorantic decorative hooks(5)
  • decorative 4″ pine moldings
  • Mango Soap for Paint Brushes or Hands
  • Interior MDF paneling(a pack of 6 boards was enough for my wall which measures 62 “) 
  • Nail Gun

 

 

 

 

Preparing Your Surface

  • The first step consists of removing and filling any holes that might be on your wall. I filled the holes in my wall, and then washed my wall to assure that it is clean and that all of the dirt has been removed
  • First of all, I removed the baseboard. Next, I measured the width of my wall to be able to cut my 6 piecse of panelling to the right length. I hesitated for a bit unsure if I wanted to put the baseboard back but finally decided that it looked nicer without to really highlight the panneling.  
  • Next I cut my two pine moldings to tha same length.
  • I carefully used green painters tape to protect my other adjacent walls and the ceiling.
 

 

Painting!!

 

  • I am ready to paint the top half of my wall. Since black is my favorite colour and is the accent colour in my home, I decided to do a reapeat of the colour in my entryway. I had some Colorantic Night paint left over from another project so I decided to use it. Colorantic chalk based paint is very thick and covers very well so only 2 coats were needed.
  • Next, I installed my six wainscoting planks from the ground up. I used a nail gun but if you don’t have one you can use silicone glue.
  • I also had some Cotton Ball left over so I used this colour for the bottom of the wall. I applied two coats to the paneling directly. Since COLORANTIC paint is all in one (therefore already a primer in it) I therefore saved this step of having to use a primer.

 

 

*** Allow to dry, Colorantic paint dries in less than 30 minutes. ***
 
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Installing the molding:)

 

  • Then I took two decorative pine moldings 3 inches wide and cut them to the correct width of my wall which is 62 inches. I put one  sitting on the top of my paneling to leave more space for my future hooks. Then, I lay the second molding on the first to give a small shelf to place decorative objects.
  • In order for the paint to be washable, I still had some COLORANTIC varnish so I put two thick coats on the paneling and on the pine wood moldings so that the bottom of the wall was easily washable and to well protect the pine.
  • Then, since we have 5 children at home, I decided to use 5 white hooks from Colorantic.



To Finish

This is the result which is quite surprising! On a rainy summer day, my idea of ​​revamping my little entryway in just a few hours, I must admit that I am quite happy with the results. And you? Do you have any projects that you have done other than on furniture using Colorantic paint? If so, send us your photos so that we can share them and give ideas to our Internet followers.

andreeanne@colorantic.com

 

Benedicte Girard

Bénédicte, an influencer at Colorantic since 2019 is passionate about restoring things. We are spoiled to have her as part of our marketing team to inspire you with your own projects. You can follow her at
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