Riikka Kantinkoski painted the wall chocolate brown

Paint the dining room chocolate brown

Riikka Kantinkoski from the Weekdaycarnival blog painted the wall in her living room and dining area chocolate brown. You can even find color inspiration in recipes.

Full-matt end result

Riikka chose the S484 Conglomerate shade from Tikkurila Feel the Color colour card. The wall was painted with full-matt Harmony interior paint.

When you choose a Tikkurila interior paint and tint it with a shade from the Feel the Color colour card, you can be sure that the color you choose will look exactly the same in your home as it does on the color chip - in all lighting conditions.

Chocolate coloured Paint on top of a table
Before painting the wall
Before painting
After painting the wall
After painting

Putting the idea into practice

Give your dining room a makeover in just a couple of hours with paint!

Clean the surfaces

Wipe the wall surface before beginning. the wall is clearly dirty, clean the surface using Tikkurila Maalipesu cleaning agent following the instructions on the label. Leave to dry.

Cover the surfaces before painting

Protect the floor with suitable paper before painting. Cover moldings and sockets with masking tape. f you had to level the wall surface or if the previous paint surface is dark in color, first apply a coat of Varma primer. Choose a shade of Varma primer that is close to the shade of the new topcoat.  

Stir the paint

Stir the Harmony interior paint and pour it into a roller tray lined with a plastic bag. This makes it easy to pour any remaining paint back into the can.

Painting the wall to chocolate brown

Apply 2 coats of paint to the wall to achieve a full-matt finish. Harmony is recoatable within 1-2 hours of painting, so you can finish the wall in just a few hours. 

Riikka Kantinkoski blogger

IDEA IMPLEMENTED BY: Riikka Kantinkoski

Riikka Kantinkoski is a photographer, artist, stylist and blogger from Helsinki. Riikka runs the popular Weekdaycarnival blog, where she discusses interior design and food-oriented work projects, as well as lighter topics for an escape from everyday life. 

Read Riikka’s thoughts on the project in her blog >>


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