I Love this Idea! Not those colors.... but the curtains to hide crummy walls... ceiling paint idea.. :) basement laundry room - seal floor, paint walls & ceiling white, use curtains to hide ugly unfinished walls. basements are just a fairy tale here in Florida, but I adore this regardless.
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People often make the mistake of thinking black makes a space feel small. Black walls actually work as a neutral; they provide a backdrop for your design, and can actually help make a room feel bigger.
Faux brick wall - 2 gallon pails of interior stucco - 1/4" painting tape (4 rolls for this particular wall) - Piece of cardboard - Ruler - Pencil - Exacto blade - T.S.P. solution - Fine sandpaper and sanding block - Large dry-wall trowel - Sea-sponge - Putty knife or small dry-wall trowel - Chalk-line - A partner (this is a definitely a 2 person operation)