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Media Wall Hides the Television in Plain Sight
"media wall makes TV screen part of the design, hides the wires away... media wall. Here, the television is hidden in plain sight. Integrated into the... media wall is the recipent of a American Society of Interior Design South Florida... from the wall so that I can put my speaker systems behind the cloth panels. If you use... from the walls for the same reason. any idea's on how to hide the components? like... within the walls. You can contact your local electronic systems integrator for expert..."
"gabion is a wall constructed of galvanized steel baskets filled with rock. Flexible in... building a wall of recycled concrete material! www.gabionbaskets.net... in the garden. This gabion wall has a water fountain embedded in the river rock.... gabion walls are an interesting architectural solution. A gabion wall like this very..."
Tearing Down a Wall? 6 Ways to Treat the Opening
Whether you want a focal point or an invisible transition, these ideas will help your wall opening look great
"help your wall opening look great... removing that wall between your kitchen and dining room to create a larger eat-in kitchen... if the wall is structural first. If so, you'll need to size a beam accordingly.... in the walls of your home.... treat a wall opening is to wrap it in drywall. Here you can see the structural beam... opening with painted wood trim. The trim may be the same size as your typical door and... removing walls can provide desirable openness, there can also be unintended consequences..."
How Walls Can Define the Space of Stairs
Encouraging movement or accentuating a transition, walls have the potential to give stairs the character of rooms
"transition, walls have the potential to give stairs the character of rooms... solid walls. In this sense they're like other rooms — bound by walls and distinct... surrounded by walls miss the point. How can one make a grand entrance in a ball gown on... covered by a wall? Just kidding :) Sounds like you might need a stair lined in mirrors... favor of walled stairs and IMHO the "grand" staircase in some cases is not so grand..."
'Mad Men' Trend: Retro Metal Wall Sculptures
Bravura metal artwork brought depth and shine to walls in the 1960s, and it's brightening homes again today
"shine to walls in the 1960s, and it's brightening homes again today... table and wall sculptures as well as lamps. Who was Curtis Jeré? I had always imagined... "Raindrops" wall sculpture re-issued through Jonathan Adler to my living room about 6-9... silver wall sculptures that closely resemble the Urchin. (Images below) Silver "Blast... beautiful wall art. Here are few more ideas. While not C. Jere, they are still fantastic..."
The Glass-Walled Cabin That Romance Built
"entire wall of windows and doodled their idea on a restaurant napkin. "It was really... whole wall of windows, mostly thinking about watching a sunset or stargazing from... make? Paint the exterior of the window wall. As an art project, Its a massive failure... sheared wall (which that window-wall is) is at risk of failure simply from high winds... to do a wall like that but never got the opportunity...perhaps in retirement. Excellent..."
Five Tips for Dressing your Naked Wall
"naked wall space....goes a bit crazy. The possibilities are endless and whether you... there is a wall waiting for you to dress up. Here are five things that I have found most... of my walls. 1. Be creative.... 2. Think outside the box... 3. Use something you... piano room wall! Love the connection thats going on here.. I have a blank wall behind... the wall or on a shelf. Hopefully it would bring interest and texture to a wall but..."
Get Along With Less Lawn — Ideas to Save Water and Effort
Ditch the mower and lower your water bill while creating a feast for the eyes with diverse plantings and gathering places
"lawnless gardens require more structure than cottage gardens, for example. This is a... their garden up for winter, you'll have a winter garden full of its own pleasures... see my garden: http://deepmiddle.blogspot.com/2011/12/garden.html I'm so thrilled... acre into garden rooms representing several garden styles. Even the hardscaped patio... onto the garden. Most of our large property is a dry garden. Its nevertheless a happy..."
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...."
Guest Picks: Practical Ways to Use a Blank Kitchen Wall
"And the wall on the far right side is blank. Starkly blank. I’ve been trying to fill... if the wall studs are not appropriately placed? @Toni, wall anchors from toggle bolts... kitchen walls? Ha! If you have a wall that gets ten hours of direct sunlight, you... chalkboard paint I put up 18 or so months ago on the wall next to the sink. No more 'what's... us your wall, please! Here is what I did for a blank wall in my kitchen - I love shelves..."
Conquer That Blank Wall With a Versatile Picture Ledge
Turn a dull spot into your own personal art gallery with shallow shelves displaying artwork you can swap out on a whim
"blank walls; hello, curated art collection.... some fun paintings that will liven up the mix! They're all hand drawn & painted originals... brick wall - saves worrying about drilling new holes in the wall when I want to switch... out a wall for art & photos [which I do too often, and rearrange for every new piece... This wall serves as a holding area for framed pictures/posters as well as a gallery... Shark" wall unit. The difference is that while that design has thick posts with grooves..."
Are Your Walls Talking? Wallpaper Makes a Comeback!
"their walls of it -- opting for a more minimalist look. Now, wall coverings have... grandmother's walls. Many remember the wallpapers of the 1960s and 1970s, when bright geometric... cutting edge wall coverings are made of anything but paper.... Cork Wall Covering gives a contemporary feeling to an otherwise formal foyer area... accent wall in a nursery this can be achieved through wallpaper or the ever popular..."
5 Tips for Choosing a Primary Outdoor Color
Strengthen your style statement by carrying color choices from your home to all the parts of your property that surround it
"consider paint and foliage on the yellow end of the spectrum — think chartreuse — to... surrounding garden...or grey tiles to tie in with house colour? what does a grey tiled... gold on walls of the house with rich dark trim. And living if FL almost always have... have the wall of doors open. I've furnished the outside in similar colors/style of... beige walls, etc outside more inviting and flowing. the similar color, of course..."
5 Ways to Define Spaces Without Walls
Establish zones in an open layout without relying on typical barriers, using changes in material, level, color and more
"take the walls away. What's left? Does it still feel like a room? What elements are... space? Walls are arguably the easiest and most recognizable architectural elements... dividing wall plus added storage and functionality. http://www.houzz.com/photos/10... beautiful paintings onto 6x6" ceramic tiles and she had them installed on the fireplace... creating walls and blocking the view. This idea preserves more of the open feel and..."
"stone walls that seemed to go on forever. In our bedroom community full of cul-de-sacs... stone wall. Whether it's an historic home in Bucks County PA, a prairie school home... stone wall sculpture that adorns the Convention Centre in Nanaimo. This wall is... Maybe paint the ceiling? Any ideas? I like to bring the exterior stone inside.... Stone walls add high drama and scads of texture indoors. A curved wood wall across..."