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10 Wall Writings That Look on the Bright Side
Words have power, and these use it for good with wall typography that encourages, uplifts and humors
"good with wall typography that encourages, uplifts and humors... on the walls of these homes makes you smile, adds a little more zest to your step... writing on walls and dusty chalkboards are everywhere but I'd go for the Tibetan symbol... "May you live to learn well and learn to live well." The message is a great reason to... "Love" wall in a modern Denver home. The writing above the ceiling molding reads:... nursery wall art. Dream — one of the simplest and loveliest things you can do on this..."
Fill a Blank Wall on a Beer Budget
"blank wall in your home and broken into a cold sweat thinking about what it might... message in a wall that can be: a wall of design, a wall of advertising, a wall of art,of... creations on a wall or a cluster of old china plates. Go a step further and hang wall mounted... together on a wall. Great ideas! I particularly enjoy the black and white photo walls, the... look over living artists as well for quality pieces to hang on those big blank walls..."
Easy Wall Décor: Beautiful Baskets
"on the wall will make you see them in a new way. Here's a look at how baskets can... well in living rooms and family rooms as well. Their slats create a unique pattern... on the wall. Wooden apple baskets become decorative accents and provide helpful storage... on the wall as shelves or as interesting found objects (no one will know you "found"... on the wall saves floorspace and keeps things from looking cluttered. These baskets..."
Know Your House: Anatomy of a Brick Veneer Wall
"creating walls and piers of brick, architects and builders were able to construct large... where I live. Sometimes they get a bit fancy with the layout, at least at the front... lovely lively blog. His most recent, and fascinating, piece was about hand-made bricks:... you. I live in a modest 2-story 1950's colonial with a brick chimney that will need... small wall ~ 50 sq ft that is on the interior. Essentially, I want to make the wall..."
Word Up: Applying Vinyl Wall Words
"vinyl wall decal application hints: 1. Vinyl decals will stick better to walls coated... than walls that are painted with oil-based paint. 2. Don’t apply a vinyl wall... and the wall are both at room temperature. If the wall is too cold or too hot, the... Light walls will serve as better backgrounds to darker decals, and dark walls will... painted wall. You should let fresh paint dry for about a month before applying a decal..."
Tint Your Own Paint for New-Looking Walls
Dabbling in mixology means you can use up leftover paint and give your walls a custom look in one fell swoop
"give your walls a custom look in one fell swoop... with pink walls, and until my son was old enough to stop colouring on them I had to do... leftover wall colors. You get a lighter version of the room color in your closet (or... out. Our living room received a much-needed update with lighter blue-gray walls. This... on the wall in the room you will be painting to test the hue under the room's lighting..."
Give Me a Wall, a Roof, or a House of Glass
"glass walls. It sparked the idea for an ideabook titled Life in a Glass House, and... e-who-live-in-glass-houses-have-really-cool-walls/ Hi Erin! Thanks for the link on... virtually lived in the green house. It was so impressive, I'll never forget it. Our... but the walls (except those to the north) are all glass, floor to ceiling. I especially... remodel (live in NYC suburb). I'm sorry. Unless you understand heat flow, you should..."
Small-Bathroom Secret: Free Up Space With a Wall-Mounted Sink
Make a tiny bath or powder room feel more spacious by swapping a clunky vanity for a pared-down basin off the floor
"settings, the wall-mounted bathroom sink is slowly but surely emerging in residential ap... by the wall, these sinks can be excellent space savers when undersink storage isn't... styles, a wall-mounted sink is appropriate in just about any style of bathroom.... large wall medicine cabinet that also has built in wall storage. It would be great... Happy "D" Wall mount sink. It was the first time we worked with this type of sink i..."
Expert Talk: Wall Dividers Pull Rooms Together
Open layouts are popular, but these designers explain how a little division can sometimes finish the look of a room the way nothing else can
"ways a wall divider can be used in almost any room. Let's take a look and see how... I live in a tropical location and dividing walls is certainly the in-thing here... style of living. You mostly see these in the bedrooms where the bathroom is open plan... behind the wall. I personally like this type of layout due to it's simplicity. Check... tear the walls out for an 'open concept'....and people who have open spaces put dividers..."
Privacy Please: Outdoor Walls
"wall, or have a vertical plant wall added. You can add a sculptural design to your... your walls. Do you have kids? Check out the brilliant chalkboard wall and climbing... climbing wall photographed below. With walls you can play with peek-a-boo views, letting... outdoor walls as an opportunity to catch our attention. There are so many different... into your walls. Think Hanging Gardens of Babylon and use plants to cover a trellis wall..."
Pile On Style With a Dry-Laid Stone Retaining Wall
"stone walls simply use gravity and friction to stay together. Because the walls slope... retaining walls have been around for ages. Look at the pyramids in Egypt and the stone... stone walls that line much of the European countryside — these structures have stood... dry-joint walls, which use mortar to hold the stones together, properly installed dry-laid... retaining wall that will stand the test of time, consider dry-laid stone...."
Design Trends: Plunging Into Deep Dark Walls
"the dark walls featured here. I live in a basement condo and thinking of painting the... all four walls were painted navy. Would it be correct to just paint the window wall... LOVE dark walls and your post!! Thank you :) Great post Becky! We're considering dark... the dark walls!!! Great post. Thanks for sharing! Hi Becky, Another great post, just... liked dark walls, but adore those black ones. When accessorized correctly, there is nothing..."
From the Pros: How to Paint Interior Walls
A slapdash approach can lower a room's entire look, so open your eyes to this wise advice before you open a single paint can
"interior wall might seem like an easy design fix, but like most home projects, it's... over a wall with a light color only needs one coat," says Philip Storey of Redhill... case." Wall preparation, painting techniques, and the type of paint and finish all... used on walls and ceiling right now? i am using a light grey/beige on the walls...new... smooth the walls down? Thanks. What sort of walls are they? What has caused the lumps..."
Bling Where It’s Least Expected
"infuse our lives and homes with shine — at a minimum to ward off the threat of monotony... on the wall to make your artwork stand out and show more value. Besides, great decoration... of that wall with mirror - only from about waist height up to the ceiling. Very similar... backsplash and wall at the bonus room bar. Bathtub Bling! I'm a big fan of the metallic look... paint the wall behind the mirror? - any thoughts or is this just wrong??? if we decide..."
How to Use Your Floor as a Fifth Wall
"fifth wall for the room. In fact, think of it as the most important wall since it... to the walls of the space. They may even use great lighting to draw eyes upward to... the "5th wall" (love that btw) but it’s also the only wall your body is in constant... ectic-living-room-san-francisco -- sorry for the long url, but I don't think the... in the walls but it certainly creates the modern mood that the designers were going..."