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Cheery Paint Treatments Make for Happy Kids
Little ones crave fun, fun, fun — and that includes their rooms. Delight your tots with peppy paint treatments and playful patterns
"peppy paint treatments and playful patterns... great paint treatments that will leave you itching to head to the paint store.... ceiling or wall and Casart Creative lets budding artists create with washable colors and... without painting and are a real boon if planning stripes for the ceiling. Same with... multiple paint colors on one feature wall is a nice way to add a playful factor to your... brightly painted wall treatments, have your kids create colorful art on large canvases..."
When to Paint Your Home Yellow
"who is artistic? If you can't afford "real" shutters, what about painting some faux... yellow walls! They really are the perfect backdrop for almost any color furniture... we've painted it a bit brighter. My office is the same color and my kitchen a buttery... quite done painting the 2nd floor on the back - but loving the colors. I have always wanted... which was painted yellow, with a dark green trim. Not a bright "in your face" yellow..."
Let the Handwriting Flow for Well-Scripted Designs
Add a graceful note (or even a whole essay) to rooms with handwritten elements on walls and accessories
"touch and artistic merit of a beautifully handwritten note deserve to be carried on.... photo with painted script! Absolutely intriguing possibilities for this type of wall... bathroom wall though! Some of those looked pretty old and will be ruined by the moisture... dining room wall treatment but I don't have an friends skinny enough to sit at that table... Words on a wall always delight me. Nice idea to frame some special pennings. Do not worry..."
Double Take: Interior Glass Pushes the Boundaries
"Artist Uta Nagel is combining photography, technology and architectural glass and... shower wall for the home's master bathroom on one side and a focal wall for the master... this for wall between shower and closet to let light in both areas wow!!!!!! We absolutely... making wall-sized art since we lived in caves. Love the look of the statement art... type of artistic design in our home? This glass is beautiful!!! How is it held to walls..."
DIY: Paint Your Floor for a Fresh Update
Sleek white paint, black gloss or rustic checks can be welcome alternatives to that old, worn-out carpet
"white paint, black gloss or rustic checks can be welcome alternatives to that old... is to paint them. There are many creative ways to add your own personal pizzazz with... Enough to Paint Your Floor White?... say that painting floors, in terms of body torture, is second only to painting ceilings... loved a painted floor! thanks for all of these variations; from cottage to historical... the same paint color extending from the floor to the wall. The wall paneling and chevron..."
When Color Could Kill: Stories From the History of Paint
Delve into paint's storied past — what you learn about its history and modern incarnations may surprise you
"into paint's storied past — what you learn about its history and modern incarnations... Green paint which was got to give the dining room another coat should have turned... manufacturers. Paints and inks are a very broad subject with lots of highly interesting details... I love paint and this was a whole new side to it. WOW, the part about people dying... and safe painting options. Good job! I enjoyed your article. The history of color is..."
Help! What Color Should I Paint My Front Door?
We come to the rescue of three Houzzers, offering color palette options for the front door, trim and siding
"color to paint the front door? I found three homeowners in Houzz Discussions with that... possible paint colors that would work well on their homes. Take a look below — if you... the side walls. If the roof is black keep the black shutters and paint the door black... white.Paint the risers and sides and the spindles white and paint the steps and the... exterior paints? Love this, love this, love this. Not to be sarcastic, could you also..."
A Single-Wall Kitchen May Be the Single Best Choice
Are your kitchen walls just getting in the way? See how these one-wall kitchens boost efficiency, share light and look amazing
"kitchen walls just getting in the way? See how these one-wall kitchens boost efficiency... on one wall. The efficiency of single-wall kitchens happens through the spacing... single-wall kitchens, where the three elements of the semisacred work triangle —... single-wall kitchen relates to the rest of the house, particularly the adjacent dining... single wall kitchen spread out on two walls http://www.houzz.com/discussions/4776..."
Guest Picks: 20 Inspiring Finds for a Creative Workspace
"your artistic juices flowing with furnishings and accessories that assist and energize... on the walls, the lines of my furniture, and the patterns and textiles on the floor... me. A wall lined with clean white shelves displaying your artist's tools (paints... putting paint to canvas, I love how solid this guy looks. I'd probably name him too... creamy walls, this rug would be the focal point! The flat weave makes it perfect for..."
12 Colors to Pump Up Your Home Gym
Peeling gray walls not inspiring your workouts? Exercise your right to a motivating space with these stylish paint picks
"gray walls not inspiring your workouts? Exercise your right to a motivating space... coat of paint on the walls is an easy way to accomplish that. So don't overlook the... angle.Paint pick: Peridot, Behr For added energy and a little fun, add orange to... workouts.Paint pick: Orange Zest, Behr A color-blocking technique is a fun way to add... of calm.Paint picks: Terrapin Green, Chestertown Buff and Super White, Benjamin Moore..."
Beautiful Details: Wainscoting and Paneled Walls
"neled Walls Add Substance and Style to Both Modern and Traditional Homes... paneled walls to a home and instantly it has more substance and stylish character.... many a wall in my home with wainscoting and panel a room or two. While this interior... on the painted wall and then paint wall with a gloss white paint. It looks like it... the trim painted gloss white or should we paint over the white with the new paint color..."
How to Use Color With an Open Floor Plan
Large, open spaces can be tricky when it comes to painting walls and trim and adding accessories. These strategies can help
"comes to painting walls and trim and adding accessories. These strategies can help... comes to painting, many homeowners aren't sure where to start and stop each color.... shows the wall across from the couch. I'm using that piece of furniture temporarily until... time I painted it. I used three different fall colours (blue, green and gold) and... every wall in our home has the curved/rounded edge. When we bought the house, a..."
Give Your House Some Natural Curiosities
"prints and paintings bring the wonder of nature to your walls... drawing or painting. Because engraving plates were made, many of these prints are still... drawings and paintings. These colorful plates are enhanced by gilded frames. These subdued... impact on a wall. Spying an alligator or a crocodile for the first time must have been... dining room wall.More about Katie Ridder Rooms In 1820, John James Audobon took a boat..."
Remain Calm With Natural Colors
"Paint your walls in natural hues to bring out that mellow, relaxing feeling in your... actual paint colors to compare against the pictures. That's very useful. Charmean... on the walls, I would add artwork that follows the same theme. Below are three images... bluish-green paint color with gray undertones can help maintain calm.Suggested paint pick:... with any wall color, but choose a soft, muted paint color for an overall organic feel..."
Wall Candy: Dish Up Colorful Glass Art Plates
These gorgeous handblown plates may look good enough to eat, but they're better off admired on the walls
"home's walls. And handblown glass plates are seeing a lion's share of the action lately... outdoors), paint the backs with acrylic paints, let dry and hang onto the wall. No artist... stone walls with the horse painting is made by Seattle Glassblowing Studio out of... on the wall. Put nails in the wall and when the glue was dry, hung them. They are... known artist Dale Chilhuly's. The lack of integrity in using direct copies is not..."