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153 floor masking Ideabooks
My Houzz: Global Souvenirs and All-Around Amenities in Montreal
Exotic masks and travel mementos decorate an overhauled home with a pool, sauna, wine cellar and more
Get Clever With Area Rugs for Warmth and Beauty
Give feet a soft landing, protect your floor, hide a stain ... with area rugs in your arsenal, you can win any flooring battle
"protect your floor, hide a stain ... with area rugs in your arsenal, you can win any flooring... your floors take abuse. Our foyer's once-beautiful parquet floors have become a... same for floors. If your home is anything like my pet- and child-filled household... the wood floors (too expensive for now), lose the destructive forces (not a chance;... is to mask the wear and tear with a reasonably priced rug. Choose well and your entry..."
Eye-Catching Colors for Your Kitchen Floor
"wooden floor with a paint or stain in an unexpected color... on the floor, as a canvas for injecting fun color into a room. This is a great option... unsightly wood floor that they either can't or don't want to refinish. It's also wallet friendly... bedroom floor with special floor paint, but it's chipped a lot. Not too sure I'd like... Green floors, blue floors. Who would've thought!!! A cheerful feeling comes to mind..."
Get Creative With Your Bathroom Floor Tile
Add movement, definition and interest to a humble bathroom floor by sidestepping uniform tile in favor of an unusual design
"bathroom floor by sidestepping uniform tile in favor of an unusual design... bathroom floor tile has an opportunity to be so much more: It can be a way to divide... bathroom floor tile go overlooked — learn how to contrast sizes, shapes and materials... ideas. Floors can be so cool and coordinate with the theme of the walls and decor... glass floor for his master bath with a playing grass field , goal posts , and helmet..."
Green and Clean: Ecofriendly Bath Floors
Foot-massaging pebble tile, beautiful recycled glass and more can help make your bathroom beautiful and earth friendly
"Bath floors play host to splashed water, wet feet, potty spills and makeup marks... tiles on floors only recommended for bear feet areas like shower floors and at the inside... shower floor. The best mosaics come with a film face or paper face so that 100% coverage... Wood slat flooring in the bathroom, while I know it's a fad, also gives a germaphobe... 1920's floor---like small tiles that make a pattern? Our ModRocks Recycled Glass Pebbles..."
See What You Can Learn From a Floor Plan
Floor plans are invaluable in designing a home, but they can leave regular homeowners flummoxed. Here's help
"Floor plans are invaluable in designing a home, but they can leave regular homeowners... showing one floor. A plan is typically cut at about 4 feet above the floor, so as to include... ading floor plans is second nature for an architect. It is the product of an education... Reading floor plans can be difficult at first for nonarchitects, but this is a very... changes. Floor plans are one of many two-dimensional drawings architects use (including..."
Dealing With Pet Messes: An Animal Lover's Story
Cat and dog hair, tracked-in mud, scratched floors ... see how one pet guardian learned to cope and to focus on the love
"scratched floors ... see how one pet guardian learned to cope and to focus on the love... hardwood floors. 6. 85 year old hardwood floors that don't actually need all that much... put wood floors everywhere we couldn't shut a door just to make cleanup easier. Wouldn't... well worn floors add character :) Two mid-sized, energetic aussies. No cats. Fussy... quarry tile floor and a Roomba are my secrets to sanity in a house with five cats. This..."
Put Your Collection on Show
Easy Ways to Hide Your Home's Flaws
"dark wood flooring and white walls and moulding, their dwelling was a perfect canvas... African masks lining the library wall. Though I didn't until later have the maturity... from both floors. The frames placed to touching work well here. In this small work space... white floors. The ceiling beams, uniquely shaped furniture, and unusual collection..."
Pro Finishing Secret: Aniline Dye for Wood
Deeper and richer than any stain, aniline dye gives wood stunningly deep color and a long-lasting finish
"without masking its natural beauty. Is it for you? Read on to decide.... kitchen floor (1920 old-growth fir). After dyeing, the floor was sealed with four coats... an oak floor. I was putting Brazilian cherry in the rest of the house and wanted to... the oak floor in the kitchen. I handled the transition with a border of purple heartwood... unique floor. Dyeing is a great technique with one large caveat: aniline dye is NOT..."
9 Ways to Use Rich, Dark Paint
8 Great Color Palettes: Surprising Bedroom Neutrals
Peaceful plum, relaxing black and many shades of gray show an unpredictably neutral nature in the bedroom
What To Do With A Sideboard
9 Surprising Considerations for a Bathroom Remodel
"walls and floor. The little things about an intimate room can make a huge difference... heated floors and moving things around. These are all important things, but if nobody... under the floors to make the overall design work well and affordably, the train will... shower floor - too slick. Shower doors that swing out drip on the floor. Put shower... entire floor to accommodate drainage pitch, it might be possible to shave the joists..."