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A Dozen Creative Ideas for Decorating Blank Walls
When you want to fill a lot of wall space in one fell swoop, these ideas will help you do it with aplomb
"these ideas will help you do it with aplomb... brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and more. Check... Great idea I am looking for ideas over my guest bed room. I like both the hat and... dining room wall :-) Great ideas!! Loved them all. Always looking for innovative... and busy for my taste. I found myself getting ideas for other concepts and colors used... original oil painting but there are plenty of great rugs to be found for under $300 or so..."
How to Carve Out a Nook for Play
"spare room to give kids space to play. Follow their lead and use your imagination... of our children — the new place didn't come with a room we could dedicate to play... extra room for your kids, setting up a play area is still possible. Explore your... give your children the room they need to play.... Great ideas, love the idea of the inside area decoration. Thank you for sharing your... your ideas. Danyelle Mathews I want to know what is up those stairs behind the castle..."
Design Dilemma: The Perfect Basement Lounge
"Color to Paint It? Where to Put the TV?... space for both kids and adults to play and lounge in and is looking for some color... Brilliant idea from mdwalter. Barbra Sreisand in her book My Passion For Design shows... if you paint the short end walls darker it makes the room feel wider...good luck.... the two rooms a bit but still leave them open through the arched area. As for color... color to paint. Since its a basement and the lack of natural light, i would suggest..."
A Gloomy Basement Lightens Up
White paint, modern furnishings and exposed beams lend a bright and airy feel to a family's renovated basement
"White paint, modern furnishings and exposed beams lend a bright and airy feel to... ground for odds and ends around the house. But architect and builder Bruce Wentworth... family room with a more laid-back feel than the home's upper floors. Together with... media room, a small home office and a sunny play area. "The rest of the house is... approach for the basement," says Wentworth.... drywall and painting the underside of the floor above and the floor joists that made the..."
Vertical Limit: Making Room For Great Play Spaces
"space for your children but are limited in space, it can be hard to know what to... ially for children—considers not only aesthetics but function. Though we want to... up high for a reason. Thinking of the vertical space available to us can solve many... allow for more floor space, but it can create a digestible center of play that keeps... easier for kids to put away their toys and keep a tidy play area/ Also, for young..."
10 New Looks for Fireplaces in Older Homes
From updated bricks to modern art on the mantel, these ideas for the fireplace will help your older home feel young at hearth
"these ideas for the fireplace will help your older home feel young at hearth... warmth to a room, both literally and figuratively. This is a bonus in an old home with... in the room. Finishing and accessorizing your fireplace and mantel can completely... in a room you probably spend most of your time in — whether it's fireplace season... variety of ideas, except for the cliche TV over the fireplace. It cannot be comfortable..."
10 Beautiful Rooms for Real Kids
Let's get real. Kids have stuff, and they're not always neat, but great decorating doesn't have to be a fantasy
"kids' room decor. My pet peeve is photos of children's rooms that are just too perfect... I'm all for aspirational photography, and I understand that the room should look its... its best for design shots. But what I really love are kids' rooms that look like perhaps... kids' rooms that look like they belong to real kids. Kids who have stuff.... hooks for organizing a kids room. They're handy in the kitchen for hooking pots and..."
My Houzz: Budget-Friendly Decorating Updates for a Great Room in Texas
Antiques rub elbows with new furnishings in this Dallas ranch, where the living and dining area got a $5,000 makeover
"home for three years, Reed and Jennifer Wilcox decided it was time to give their... living room and dining area an update. Working on a tight budget, they decided to... remodel for now and instead incorporate smaller, more affordable updates. The couple... space for less than $5,000. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Reed and Jennifer... their children, Hayes, Eloise and Cliff; and their dog, Keo Location: Lake Highlands..."
Guest Picks: 20 Eco-Friendly Playhouses
"recyclable children's forts for indoor and outdoor play... great toys for kids that can be passed on to the next generation or easily recycled. —... got them for my grandkids for the holidays. Safe, simple, re-usable. They let your... Flip, for the Box Rivits recommendation. I am planning to buy them for our grandchildren... begging for one of her big playhouses. So cool to see it on your awesome website!... throne room. Rather than painting or coloring with markers, this playhouse comes complete..."
8 Ways to Rethink the Dining Room
"Dining Room for How You Want to Live... designate the room for dining, but it's up to you to assign a use for the space based on... propose the idea of repurposing the dining room. Having an eat-in kitchen, I like many... dining room each year. Why deem a room necessary when it's only useful 10 days out... here.] For others, it still may take some time getting used to thinking outside the... brand of paint was used for the beige wall. Love everything about this room! Our dining..."
Enliven Your Porch With Color
Napworthy doesn't have to mean snoozefest. Turn a drab porch into a dashingly designed outdoor room with these ideas for adding color
"outdoor room with these ideas for adding color... up to painting the floor, architectural elements and furniture. These ideas will... say go for it! We did our deck last year in two tone colors. We've lived here for... house up for sale we are sure it will help. It adds personality, looks great instead... always paint it back the old way. Good luck! Another way to add color is through a... Choose painted wicker. While I'm usually a sucker for black wicker, these reds and..."
Adults Allowed: A Poolside Playhouse Makes Room for All
Sprightly but not saccharine, this adaptable backyard structure is equally at home with the grandkids and the grown-ups
"adaptable for growing children. An extra-tall door nearly eliminates ducking. Whitewashed... playhouse for four grandkids in a suburb south of Portland, Oregon. But this isn’t your... background for fun splashes of color. And pillows and bedding can easily be swapped out... out for more adult-leaning styles later on. The approach must have worked. While the... girlfriends for a glass of wine.... difficult for you to find someone to do this for you. It is a special skill, although..."
Brush Up on Paintable Wallpaper for a Posh Look
Customize your wall treatments the affordable way, with richly textured wallpaper painted any color you like
"wallpaper painted any color you like... hunting for a paper that checks your style and color boxes, just paint your own.... thought of painting wallpaper makes most people's hair stand on end (including mine —... waiting for you to cloak it in color after it's hung. Lincrusta, the granddaddy of... contemporary. For many homeowners they represent the ideal marriage of pattern and palette... primer and paint. I love the ideas here. I have old cheap paneling in another room and..."
Pick-a-Paint Help: How to Create a Whole-House Color Palette
Don't be daunted. With these strategies, building a cohesive palette for your entire home is less difficult than it seems
"palette for your entire home is less difficult than it seems... whole-house paint palette. If picking one paint color is tricky, how on earth do you find... through paint-color procrastination and how to find color inspiration all around you... colors for an entire house? How can you know they will go together? Where do you even... colors for a whole house, and gather inspiration (and maybe a little courage) to tackle..."
Fix Those 'Whoopsies': 9 Fast Solutions for Decorating Mistakes
Don't suffer in silence over a paint, furniture or rug snafu — these affordable workarounds can help
"over a paint, furniture or rug snafu — these affordable workarounds can help... grandparents painted their house, they thought the color would be a soft apricot — but it... color for many years. The first time I walked into an Anthropologie store I was so... picked paint colors for the living and dining rooms. The first time I walked in I... wrong for the room and for us. My husband convinced me to "give them a try." Huge..."