Color Block Mountain Painting

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Color Block Mountain Painting


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In today’s CRAFT Video we make a color block mountain range painting using a technique you could use for a plethora of projects.

Inspired by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in my home state of Virginia, I created a 5-paneled blue gradient mounting range with only two paint cans. Using just one rich shade of blue and mixing it with various amounts of white gave us a really lovely palette to work with.

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You could use this same technique on a dresser with multiple drawers, painting each drawer a different shade, you could incorporate it on a wall with big, bold stripes would make a stunning statement, or forget the gradient aspect and transform your stairs using different colors.
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I first tried a mountain mural on 2 sliding closet doors that have since fallen off their hinges and been discarded. You can see my attempt here.

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About the Author:
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Meg Allan Cole is an actress, activist, DIYer, and founder of Enderby Designs. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her musician husband Will, rescue mutts Gracie & Milo, and bunny Linus Clyde. Meg blogs, has hosted home decor videos on Curbly, Etsy, and created the show Decor It Yourself for Threadbanger.

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