Basketball Room & Table

March Madness Basketball Room - Gather a few supplies, a couple of gallons of paint and let Wagner paint sprayers ASSIST you in a game winning design.

DIFFICULTY: Beginner

BASKETBALL ROOM AND TABLE

Are your family members fans of basketball? Why not spread your team spirit beyond March madness with a nod to your favorite sport by decorating your family or workout room with the iconic design of a basketball. Gather a few supplies, a couple of gallons of paint and let Wagner paint sprayers ASSIST you in a game winning design.

Before

Before Table Prior To Paint

After

Painted Basketball Reveal
1

PREPARE THE ROOM FOR PAINTING

Place plastic or fabric drop clothes over furniture and on floor. Use painters tape to mask off any areas that are not to be painted... like baseboards and trim work. Use tape and drape to cover large areas of walls or window openings that are to stay paint free.

Tape Room For Spraying
2

UNPACK THE FLEXIO PAINT SPRAYER

Unpack the FLEXiO 2000 Paint Sprayer. Read all instructions including the saddle label which is wrapped around the back of the paint sprayer turbine for informative tips and instructions on operating the sprayer.

Preparing Tools for Painting
3

POUR THE PAINT

Ready the iSpray nozzle buy placing a liner in the sprayer cup and then filling with orange paint. Test the sprayer according to package directions and set the spray pattern on horizontal.

Drawing ball with Chalk
4

CREATE DESIGN, REVIEW AND IMAGE

To create design, review and image of the basketball pattern. Use a yardstick to measure out pattern points for each arc on the wall and then tie a piece of chalk to the 4 ft length of string to create chalk pattern. Tie string to push pin and chalk. Please push pin in center of ball location. Pull sting tight and draw circles on wall.

Drawing Chalk Lines For Paint
5

TAPE WALLS WITH DESIGN

Tape directly over chalk arcs with small 3-inch sections of painters tape until pattern is clearly displayed on wall. To create a sharp, crisp line run plastic burnishing tool over the edges of tape.

diy basketball room decor
6

SPRAY DESIGN ON WALLS

Fill the iSpray nozzle with black latex paint and completely spray over the wall and tape design. Place sprayer on horizontal spray pattern and coat wall with an even coat of paint working in a left to right direction about 6-8 inches from the wall surface. Let wall surface dry thoroughly.

Paint Spraying Basketball Outline
7

REMOVE TAPE

Peel the painters tape from the design working from the top down and cutting the tape pieces as you work to avoid any wet paint smudges.

Peeling Painters Tape Reveal
8

BASKETBALL TABLE MAKEOVER

Use the yard stick to find the center of the table. Draw a two-inch-wide vertical stripe down the center of the table with chalk and place painters tape on each side of the chalk line.

Painting Prep - Tape on Table
9

CREATE BASKETBALL PATTERN WITH TAPE

Create arc patterns on each side of the table. Place push pin in edge of table and attach string with chalk tied to it. Draw chalk across surface of table in arc pattern. Repeat on the opposite side.
Tape off 2 inch pieces of painters tape while carefully following the arc pattern.

Painting Prep - Basketball tape on table
10

SPRAY TABLE WITH PAINT SPRAYER

Spray over prepared table top with Wagner FLEXiO 2000 Paint Sprayer. Hold the sprayer about 6-8 inches from the surface of the table. Let dry thoroughly and then remove tape to reveal design.

FLEXiO Paint Spraying on table
11

REMOVE TAPE AND DISPLAY

Remove the painters tape and display table in your basketball themed room.

Painting Prep - Peeling Tape Reveal
Products Used

Materials

Round Coffee Table

Six Feet of String

Yard Stick

A Push Pin

White Chalk

Painters Tape

Plastic Drop Cloth

Tape and Drape

Burnishing tool or bone folder

Damp Cloth

Latex Paint

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