• Primed 1x2s
  • 2 inch nails (for Brad Nailer)
  • Sandpaper
  • Caulk
  • Painters tape
  • Paint (recommend one coat)
  • Roller Woven (microfiber)


  • Miter Saw
  • Measuring Tape
  • Speed Square
  • Level
  • Brad Nailer
  • Sander
  • Paint Roller
  • Caulk Gun


  • Find and mark studs
  • Start with the longest board and build around it (cut as you go)
  • Use Rafter Square to determine angle cut
  • Use Brad Nailer to attach board to wall (I did not use adhesive in case I want to take off later without tearing up the drywall.)
  • Use caulk where boards meet
  • Sand
  • Paint