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Combine 1 cup latex paint in your desired shade with 2 tablespoons unsanded tile grout. Use a paint stirrer to mix. During application, gently sand the dry layers of paint between coats with 150-grit sandpaper. Apply several coats for best color.
Before you decide on a paint color, try out My Color Finder. This easy-to-use tool lets you try out different paint colors on walls, trim, doors, and more to help you select the right color before you even pick up a paintbrush.
Plus, you can upload a photo of a room in your home to see how colors will look in your own spaces.