Step 6: Prime and Paint

finished paint job of the bedroom wall panels «»
Prime and paint the wall to achieve the desired shade. The Malineks put two coats on the MDF pieces and three coats on the formerly army-green drywall to get a creamy white.

For more information on this project and a full house tour, visit the Malinek's blog.
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    Tools List

    • miterbox with saw
      Handsaw or miter saw
    • brad nailer
      Brad nailer

    Shopping List

    1. ½-by-4-inch medium-density fiberboard (MDF) trim

    2. Panel adhesive

    3. Brad nails

    4. Joint compound

    5. Sandpaper

    6. Paintable caulk

    7. White paint