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Youve picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; youll need one gallon for 450 square feet. To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (dont subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number.

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As it turns out, with the right materials and some creativity, you can transform just about anything into a functional and stylish piece of furniture — even old tires!       This project comes from Brazilian decor site Minha Casa. All you need to create your own outdoor, natural-rope ottoman is the following: tire 6mm MDF screws drill or screwdriver hot glue gun and glue sisal rope sealer and paint brush Once youve gathered your supplies, check out the full tutorial on Minha Casa! The instructions are in Portuguese (its a Brazilian website, afterall), but the photos are pretty self-explanatory….

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