HOW TO WHITEWASH A PLANK WALL AND CEILING
Today I’m going to share a tutorial with you that I believe has been the most pivotal part of giving this attic the character we wanted: the whitewashed plank wall and ceiling.
Here’s the basic process:
Attic with Whitewashed Plank Walls and Ceiling
Stain your wood a medium brown (we used Wheat by Rustoleum with just a touch of Kona to make it a bit darker).
Mix up 1 part water to 2 parts flat white latex paint (we used budget ceiling paint from our local hardware store).
Brush (don’t roll) the paint on in the direction of the wood grain.
Wipe off with a paper towel or rag in the direction of the wood grain. Repeat steps 3 and 4 if desired.
To help you reach the “love it” stage, here are some tips I found that helped. Each plank has its own identity, and each plank will take a certain finesse, but the overall result is wonderful… isn’t it?
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