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How to Paint Stripes Right
"ow to paint stripes on a wall, for crisp clean lines every time... secret to painting them perfectly — with no paint color bleeding under your masking tape... ectly painted stripes1. Paint the lighter color as a base coat. Allow to dry completely... then paint your stripes. Let dry again before pulling off the tape. More: Get 14..."
Paint it Black
"Dark on a Wall, the Floor — or All Over... rooms were painted black. It's not that I'm in as foul a mood as Mick when he belted out... like dark walls! I'm in the process of painting one of my walls in the living room black... hard to paint over...but now that I have my own house, my bedroom walls are fair game... black on a wall or 2 in my bedroom after seeing these gorgeous walls here! Thanks for... letting her paint her bedroom walls black. In the 70s I managed to convince my mom to..."
Grown-Up Ideas for Chalkboard Paint
"chalkboard paint can do — and more importantly, where it should go. Take a cue from these... is to paint a refrigerator in chalk board paint? Just primer and paint? @casablue:... com) I painted our game room walls with chalkboard paint, so guests can write messages... room and painted the insets with chalkboard paint -it's a great place to leave notes... chalkboard walls, the lights....like the pic's on the wall...I would have used black n..."
A Splash of Garden Color (Even Without Flowers)
"yellow. Use paint to brighten up garden walls and benches, or stick to colored accents... every gardener I know loves colorful flowers. But flowers are seasonal and often... using paint and fun accessories. Choose tones that reflect the shades of your favorite... concrete wall is all that this garden needed to bring the whole scene to life. "Adding... pillows or painting a wall makes the foliage colors more noticeable," explains Ive Haugeland..."
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
"your wall treatments the affordable way, with richly textured wallpaper painted... thought of painting wallpaper makes most people's hair stand on end (including mine —... to give walls a layer of textural interest that was more affordable and durable than... just paint your own. What do you think about paintable wallpaper? Have you used... room on 2 walls opposite each other and painted it taupe....the 3rd wall is a wall of..."
The Wonders of Wainscoting
"ed or Painted, Paneled Walls Give a Room Interest and Charm... plaster walls from nicks, scuffs and other mishaps, wainscoting has evolved into a... stained or painted, installed high or low, there is no doubt that wainscoting is a smart... I love painting or wallpapering half of the wall as you suggested. http://brightb... ceramic wall tile. Any suggestions for type of wood to use? We will be painting it... mouldings and painted out trimwork and walls in the same white color. This method really..."
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
"lot of wall space in one fell swoop, these ideas will help you do it with aplomb... brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and more. Check... blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There’s nothing wrong... fill your walls with color and creativity.... built wall panels to dress up a large wall - you can paint them or wallpaper them to... blank walls? It's just perfect. To clarify, I meant the couch under the wall covered..."
13 Dramatic Exterior Paint Makeovers by Houzzers
See real-life before and afters of home fronts transformed with paint, in wide-ranging colors and styles
"with paint, in wide-ranging colors and styles... dramatic paint makeovers, and the last time I checked you had left more than 150 comments... gems, new paint colors make a house seem new. See what fellow Houzzers have accomplished... with paint on the exteriors of their homes.... fresh paint can do? I stripped all the wallpaper from my walls and painted all of... the trim paint to a lighter tan color against a more true red brick. We painted the..."
Great Design Plant: Poppy Mallow Wakes Up Hot Garden Spots
Give a dry and sunny garden a jolt of violet-pink color summer to fall — and watch bees and butterflies flock to the nectar
"sunny garden a jolt of violet-pink color summer to fall — and watch bees and butterflies... in my garden, much more so than the companion plants suggested in this article. My... border garden along our driveway, full sun. It would shoot runners in among all the... traditional gardens, prairie gardens and xeriscapes, poppy mallow looks beautiful winding... the rock garden, blanketing sunny slopes, draping over retaining walls or scrambling..."
Houzz Tour: Firmly Planted Southern California Home
Clear garden views, turf-covered accessories and one very green outdoor room make this sunny home just right for a garden designer
"Clear garden views, turf-covered accessories and one very green outdoor room make... brightly painted walls transformed this 1930s house into a colorful and energetic home... Blas, a garden and product designer who has styled shoots for magazines, has a great... beautiful garden. Playful turf-covered accents designed by Blas' company, Firmly Planted... privacy. Wall paint: Catalina paints; coffee table: HD Buttercup; rug: bought in Morocco;..."
A Mom, a Garden and a Gift for the Neighbors
Gardening can be therapeutic in unexpected ways. See how one gardener found peace and purpose in a patch of Florida soil
"Gardening can be therapeutic in unexpected ways. See how one gardener found peace... in the garden, but this before-and-after project comes with a story that I hope will... start a garden wherever you are in life, with or without home ownership. Whether it's... community, a garden is a therapeutic gift that brings happiness to yourself and others in... plant this garden at my apartment complex in Jacksonville, Florida...."
See How a Practical Garden Can Be a Visual Treat, Too
A university edible garden overflows with ideas for growing produce and flowers in containers, beds — or a pickup truck
"edible garden overflows with ideas for growing produce and flowers in containers,... tchen gardens, or potagers, are wondrous places where edible gardens are combined... these gardens have offered a readily available source of fruit, vegetables and herbs... kitchen gardens — not only as a source of fresh, local food, but also as a way to add... kitchen gardens at the University of Tennessee, where raised beds of vegetables are..."
Unexpected Edible Gardens
"container gardens. Typical walkway, backyard, front yard and container gardens do not... l row garden. This is one time when you can come up with some solutions by thinking... edible gardens are taking over these spots, and veggies are mixing right in with flowers... start your garden. Let's take a look:... veggie gardening I do has to look pretty I am designating a front garden plot to herbs... a huge garden to plant vegetable and fruit. I've been gardening in the Bay Area for..."
Plant a Pocket Garden
"Green to Garden Paths, Patios, Steps and Walls... pocket gardens can be almost any shape and size, as long as they accomplish the desired... stone walls. Favorites include Thymus and any kind of succulent plant. I'll be... pocket gardens soon... i love the idea of tucking plants into stone and concrete,... unique garden planted on a sloping lot incorporates a series of pocket gardens to... pocket garden using succulents: this time, the plants are clustered around a large..."
How to Make a Window Garden Grow
Get the scoop on materials, installation, plantings and more to bring the charming look of window boxes to your home
"in my gardening — probably because I was intimidated by their installation and didn't... window gardening folks! Very pretty! Which kind of flower can I grow in window garden... porch wall, great idea and a nice way to add a focal point to the house front. Also... of the wall-mounted box with a bit of a trellis above it. I'm going to shop for something... concrete wall on the new screened porch which was added to my walkout basement. Any..."