Setting the scene with walls!

Cari Cucksey, an antiques specialist for the American television station HGTV redoes her hip inner-city apartment with a colour roller from WAGNER. She shows how a fresh shade of colour transforms a bare white corridor instantaneously and makes a new statement in your home.

Cari and her husband Vince felt like a certain something was missing from their flat. So they decided to transform the bare wall in the corridor of their flat with a new coat of paint. Cari chose a colour that would set off her favourite picture which she wanted to make more prominent on the newly designed wall. However, when choosing a colour, it is important to select one that complements the overall concept of the room. Cari chose a delicate green - called Seladon Green. This tone has been around since victorian times and was also a favourite for making ceramics - supposedly - Seladon ceramics had to change colour as they contained food poisoning. The colour is still loved today and is a very elegant hue. It is like a pale green sea that brings calm into a room making it perfect for relaxing and feeling at home.

  • Film,
  • cardboard,
  • paper
  • or painter's fleece for masking
  • Wall paint for interior walls

Are you not sure about the right colour? Just place paint sample cards on the surface you want to transform to help you find the perfect hue more easily.

Step by step instructions

Step 1 of 2: Masking the wall

Masking the wall

Clear everything out of the room and cover the floor. The best is to use a drop cloth or even better, old bed sheets or painters dust sheets - it also immediately absorbs any random spray from the paint sprayer. As an alternative, you can place the furniture in the middle of the room and cover it well.

Then use masking tape to cover all areas that should not get painted, such as floor boards, stair landings, sockets and door frames.

Step 2 of 2: Painting the wall

Painting the wall

Prepare the WAGNER paint roller with integrated paint tank. Attach the suction system to the paint bucket and pull paint into the roller tank.

Begin by applying the paint in the corners, edges and recesses before moving on to the broad surfaces. Pump the paint manually into the roller using the suction grip or the pump button.

Now, wait until the paint is dry, then rearrange your room and enjoy your new masterpiece.

Painting the wall

Prepare the WAGNER paint roller with integrated paint tank. Attach the suction system to the paint bucket and pull paint into the roller tank.

Begin by applying the paint in the corners, edges and recesses before moving on to the broad surfaces. Pump the paint manually into the roller using the suction grip or the pump button.

Now, wait until the paint is dry, then rearrange your room and enjoy your new masterpiece.

Exceptionally practical: use masking tape with attached paper or plastic film so that it is much easier to remove when the painting is done!

The result

Cari obviously likes the new coat of paint and she and her husband are thrilled with the result.

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