We wanted to make a statement with our boys room. We wanted it to be unique. We picked these colours because they go well with all the Toy Story items we have in our boy’s room. Some people are shocked when they see it as it’s so bright, but it’s only paint, we can always sand it back and paint it again later once he has grown out of it.


  • 6 rolls Painters tape, quantity depends on desired pattern
  • Sample pots of different colours of paint
  • good quality 1 inch wide paint brush
  • long ruler


  1. Get a long ruler, we used a builders ruler with a level, mark out your design with a pencil. The design is only limited by your imagination.
  2. Tape along the lines, be sure to press the tape firmly, so there are no air bubbles for the paint to seep through. You will need to go back and tape over areas where the colours cross to get a smooth transition from one colour to the next.
  3. Paint away, we painted the thin lines first and did about 4-6 of each colour, then we added more for a bolder effect until we were happy with the result. We then painted the colour blocks on the bottom quarter of the wall, making sure to have most of the colours evenly spaced. Depending on colours chosen, you may need to do more then 2 coats. The red was the hardest to work with, it took 4 coats to get it nice.
  4. Be careful when removing the painters tape.

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    • 21 Jul 2015
      1:49 pm

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  • Oh that’s Amazing! If I’m ever planning on painting a kids room, I’ll certainly use this for inspiration


  • The colour effect is amazing. Thanks for sharing this one.


  • Wow that is a lot of effort – I bet your child loved the room!


  • Wow. That is a whole lot of colour


  • Wow, very very creative!


  • Kids would absolutely love this thanks


  • That is an awesome idea for our boys too


  • Does look awesome but this house isn’t ours so stick ons it is for us.


  • That is amazing! you have done a great job! i hope your little one loved it!


  • This looks absolutely fantastic. Congratulations.


  • Any boy would love this to be their room! Look’s fab!

    • Quite different to the animal ones, love it


  • very creative, looks awesome, well done


  • That’s so cool


  • love this idea it’s very impressive


  • Definitely a nice, bright and bold statement =) Thanks for showing us this amazing design, looks like it could be lots of fun for older kids =) Could be something I could get my kids to help with, with my caravan that’s out at my dads place, where we visit when we can!


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