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DIY Painted Wall Design Is Way Cooler Than Any Wallpaper You'll See (PHOTOS)

08/09/2013 02:14 pm ET

We're into the look of graphic wallpaper, but between the commitment, messy paste and cost of designer patterns, we usually opt for alternative options. And this DIY painted wall design by Reddit user secretlyanowl is totally up our alley. He posted a slideshow of photos of his process along with the message, "I painted a design on my wall and it came out awesome!" and we really can't argue with that.

Although this 3D cube design he painstakingly measured and created with blue painter's tape must have taken a lot of time and dedication, the finished result is nothing short of amazing:

The Redditor credits the idea to a fab DIY tutorial found on Design Sponge, so head over and give it a try. But before you do, make sure you aren't making the painting mistakes in the slideshow below.

Things You Didnt Know About Painting

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