Colorhouse Chevron DIY paint project - monochromatic paint idea for your home. Styling by Vicki Simon Interior Design

Warm days and abundant gardens make for perfect picnics. THRIVE .01, from our Color of Hope Collection, is a fresh and happy hue that feels like summer year round. MAKE THIS: Shy Chevron using THRIVE .02 and THRIVE .05 for a simple and subtle pattern in a kitchen or sunroom.

Here’s what you will need:

1 gallon THRIVE .01 eggshell (or more depending on the size of your room. Use our Paint Calculator to figure out exactly what you need)
1 quart THRIVE .02 eggshell
1 quart THRIVE .05 eggshell
1 roll of 1″ blue painter’s tape
1 paint brush
3 roller set ups for speedy chevron painting!
1 drop cloth
Level and pencil
X-acto knife

Colorhouse Chevron DIY paint project - monochromatic paint idea for your home

Using a level, make a 12″ grid across your wall. We went 36″ up for this subtle design.

Colorhouse Chevron DIY paint project - monochromatic paint idea for your home

Using your pencil, draw a diagonal line in each box. Alternate between top and bottom as you move across your grid to create a zig zag.

Colorhouse Chevron DIY paint project - monochromatic paint idea for your home

Tape along the outside of your lines. Take an X-acto knife and cut the inside where the tape connects for a sharp point.

Colorhouse Chevron DIY paint project - monochromatic paint idea for your home

Seal along the inside of the tape with your base coat – THRIVE .01 – for perfect lines. Learn more about this PRO TIP here.

Colorhouse Chevron DIY paint project - monochromatic paint idea for your home

Get out your roller and paint the top and stripes with THRIVE .02.

Colorhouse Chevron DIY paint project - monochromatic paint idea for your home

Remove the tape! YEAH!

Colorhouse Chevron DIY paint project - monochromatic paint idea for your home

Repeat the above steps for the middle stripe.

Colorhouse Chevron DIY paint project - monochromatic paint idea for your home

You’re almost done! Roll out THRIVE .05. (This color will surely make you smile!)

Colorhouse Chevron DIY paint project - monochromatic paint idea for your home

Erase or paint over any visible pencil marks.

VOILA! The perfect Shy Chevron. Way to go!

For more simple DIY projects, check out the rest of our MAKE THIS series.

Shy Chevron styled by Vicki Simon Interior Design.