Won­der wall Dress up a bland-look­ing bed­room with a fea­ture wall

Cre­ate a stylish bed­room fea­ture that’s on the next level

Better Homes and Gardens (Australia) - - February Contents -

dress­ing up a bland room with a fea­ture wall might have you reach­ing for a tin of paint. But why not go the ex­tra mile and add tex­ture and di­men­sion as well as colour? Tim­ber slats bring a nat­u­ral warmth and char­ac­ter to a room that you just can’t get with a lick of paint. Made us­ing read­ily avail­able hard­wood deck­ing and com­mon tools, you can cut, screw, nail and var­nish your way to this amaz­ing look.

Gather your sup­plies

• Back­ing boards 2400 x 1200 x 12mm MDF

• Fea­ture strips 86 x 19mm black­butt deck­ing

You’ll also need

Tape mea­sure; cir­cu­lar saw with fence at­tach­ment; acrylic un­der­coat; stud fin­der; drill; coun­ter­sink­ing drill bit; 5 and 10mm plas­tic pack­ers; spirit level; 60mm

wood screws; quick dry­ing wall filler; sander with fine sand­pa­per; paint­ing equip­ment; matt in­te­rior paint in char­coal; wa­ter­based clear polyurethane; nail gun; wood filler

FOR YOU TO NOTE When us­ing power tools, wear all safety gear re­quired and re­fer to your prod­uct in­struc­tions.

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