How to create a magnetic wall

How to create a magnetic wall


Posted 4th May 2012

You will need
bare wall
Rust-Oleum Magnetic Primer
paint brush
foam roller
masking tape
emulsion paint


Directions
Clean the wall surface and allow to fully dry.

Tape off the area you would like to paint.

Stir the paint thoroughly before and regularly during application to ensure paint is consistently a smooth, dark grey colour. Apply one coat of the Rust-Oleum Magnetic Primer to the wall. Apply a second coat after 30 minutes. For best results, apply three thin coats instead of two heavy coats. Always follow the instructions on the back of can.

After allowing paint to dry for at least 4 hours, apply a top coat with the emulsion of your choice.


Tip
Create your magnetic space low enough on the wall that children can enjoy using it. It’s perfect for noughts and crosses and spelling games!

Project courtesy of Rust-Oleum, for further project ideas please visit www.rustoleumspraypaint.com






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