Step 6: Touch up Thin Spots

man using paint brush to fill in the thin spots after using a stamp to create a decorative pattern
Photo: Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn
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Use a small artist's brush to add a little more where the paint seems too meager or a lot of the outline of the pattern is missing. Then all that's left is to stand back and enjoy your handiwork.
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    Tools List

    • craft scissors
      Scissors, to cut the foam material
    • X-Acto knife, to cut out the patterns
    • roller tray
      Small roller tray or plastic plate, to hold the paint
    • artist paintbrush
      Artist's paint brush
    • level
      Level, to create straight guide lines
    • chalk
      Chalk, to draw lines lightly on wall

    Shopping List

    1. Craft foam

    2. White glue

    3. Wood blocks to hold the cut patterns

    4. Paint for both background color and pattern color