With the weather getting warmer and many people still working from home, why not turn your garden space into the outdoor office of your dreams? 

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Unlock the full potential of your garden as a place to work and create with this clever project using Cuprinol garden fence paint. This project is also a great way to use up leftover paint you have lying around from previous projects. 

What you'll need

  • 1L tin of whatever Cuprinol Garden Shades colour you have (Honey Mango was used)
  • 50ml of a different Cuprinol Garden Shades colour (Black Ash was used)
  • Spirit level
  • Masking tape
  • Small foam roller and tray
  • 1 x 2" paintbrush

Step 1

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Using a spirit level, mark a square on the wall (approx 100cm) and tape around the edge. Make sure the tape is firmly pressed into any grooves to enable you to paint crisp lines.

Step 2

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Fill the square with 2 coats of your main Cuprinol Garden shades colour and allow to dry

Step 3 

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Mask off a smaller square inside the painted area to create a border

Step 4

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Fill the border with a different Cuprinol Garden Shades paint and allow to dry

Step 5 

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Remove the tape and touch up any mistakes with a small artist’s brush

 

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