Crown molding is a beautiful feature in home interior décor, but it is costly and difficult to install. So, instead of installing the real crown molding, some people prefer making fake crown molding, which has the same look as the real crown molding, but with lower cost and easier installation. So, this is really a solution. Fake crown molding can be made using some simple techniques. Here are some things you can do.
First, measure the walls where you want to install the fake crown molding. Purchase trim molding in two times the length measurement of the area and one extra piece of molding in case you make mistakes. You should to measure again from the ceiling down from 3 to 12 inches depending on your preference. Mark your measurement with painter’s tape. Now you can paint the space between the ceilings and strip of painter’s tape in your desired color and allow the paint to dry completely. Use the same color to paint the trim molding and set it aside to dry. After that, remove the painter’s tape and install the trim molding along the wall below the ceiling. Start installing trim nails from the center of the walls through the molding in 24 inches apart. Trim the molding from the second piece you bought to fit if the crown molding doesn’t reach the entire length. But the pieces against each other and secure them into place with nails. Measure the length from the center to the corner and cut a piece of the molding for the center. Keep using the same nail pattern and repeat the step until every corner in your entire space is completed. You need o repeat the process along the bottom of the paint line so that you will get trim molding along the ceiling and below the paint line. The last, fill any nail holes with wood filler or a caulk gun that matches the paint color.
Those are some steps you need to do to install fake crown molding in your interior. Now you can get the solid and beautiful look of crown molding without having to spend a lot of money.
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