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Spandex Wall

Spatter watered-down paint on a spandex-covered wood frame for an oozy, creepy appearance that will remind party guests of mildew and mold.

Source: Martha Stewart



Spandex from Spandex House. All other tools and materials from The Home Depot.


  • 1 x 3 lumber

  • Plywood scraps

  • Drill/driver

  • Screws

  • Spandex (we used a matte medium-gray color)

  • Staple gun

  • Plastic drop cloth

  • Paint (we used black, dark brown, and moss green)

  • Large paintbrush


  1. Make a wood frame in the dimensions of desired wall with 1 x 3 lumber. Screw plywood triangles into the corners of the frame as braces.

  2. Stretch spandex over frame and staple to the back, starting in the middle of each side and working out to the corners.

  3. Working over a plastic drop cloth, spatter diluted paint on spandex with a brush. For long drip stains, elevate top edge of wall and drip paint along edge. Let dry overnight.

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