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Houzz Interview: Decor Demon
"silly walls with flat black-brown paint so they'd recede. Although I usually stick... there is. Walls faux painted with pseudo-Venetian plaster [aka Venetian Disaster] were... faux paint and stuck in contractor-grade purgatory. I like to think I saved it from... down a wall between two embarrassing reach-in's to create an 8X6 dressing room style... Portman painting. An artist named Ronnie Bautista created it based on a scene from..."
Time to Step Out of Your Color Comfort Zone?
If you always seem to pick warm tones, or you stick to the cool ones, bucking your natural inclination could bring new energy to a room
"to pick paint colors, I (without fail) spend hours and hours deliberating. But no matter... through paint chips, I pick some form of white, blue or gray, every time. I’m willing... into a wall mural. If you choose a wall mural, or paint a scene, in a corner of your... accent wall. I seem to remember a time when everyone painted their walls white or... you to paint the walls. I love deep, rich color on the walls but also admire the..."
Wake Up Your Woodwork With Black
Strike a dramatic note with black window frames, shelves, stairs and more, making features stand out or blend in
"a room painted entirely in black, but that’s fine. With the dark stuff, a little goes... two) of paint. White walls would be too much but those green walls have got to go.... vanity I painted black with chrome knobs, I also painted the walls with a dark gray... black on a wall http;//www.mosaicsyourway.com What kind of paint should I use on very... friend painted her dining room ceiling high gloss black. The walls were a deep peach..."
4 Easy Ways to Renew Your Bathroom Without Remodeling
Take your bathroom from drab to fab without getting out the sledgehammer or racking up lots of charges
"against wall opposite sink. Bookcase painted to match vanity with interior painted... cleaners+grout paint/stain as needed. We painted walls, vanities, updated lighting/fixtures... would paint the walls eggshell that will open up the space quite a bit. paint the... You can paint or wall paper the interior too! I just thought I would add if you can't... recent painted the walls a bright white and have a white shower curtain and bath math..."
Color Feast: When to Use Red in the Dining Room
It awakens appetites and spurs conversations, but too much is like a second helping of pie. Find the perfect balance of dining room red here
"swath on a wall, ceiling or floor, or in smaller bits around the room. To me, it's all... along with paint picks and more tips on using red in your own dining space.... ready to paint a wall? Try fabric place mats, a table runner, red planters, candle holders... accents and painted walls and remember, that may by why you are hungry. Thank you Jennifer... so I painted all 4 walls this intense color. It looks gorgeous! Ben Moore Sweet..."
12 Gorgeous Black and White Bathrooms
Luxurious materials, vintage touches and thoughtful color splashes make these chic spaces worth borrowing ideas from
"green paint on the walls. They can accessorize with old-style apothecary jars or... towels or painted walls and can be traditional or contemporary. Here is one my husband... Rather a painted wall or a glass or stainless backsplash than subway tiles. Sorry, I... behind the wall with the mirror. I actually wanted to ask about your homes you sold FSBO... accessories or paint really adds some punch. @chiphead: Maybe the steam fogs up the windows..."
Fine Lines: Decorating With Stripes
"When painting stripes on a wall, block the paint from seeping underneath your tape... and the wall, so the paint color won't be able to bleed. - Also, be extra patient... up the paint slowly. Decrease the chance of paint sneaking under the tape even further... tape and painting into the area you want to paint.... and/or walls with several less busy design elements. This will give your eyes a rest... before you paint. Once the sealer is dry, you won't have any more voids between the tape..."
Storing the Logs Indoors
"Lauren paint painted walls. However, the designers shown below have found clever ways... Lauren paint ad that had several cords of wood stacked against the expensively Ralph... where the wall of logs is used as an accent wall- very clever- makes it look like part... outside wall, that woodbox stays cool enough during the winter that we don't have a... chimney wall. This stone fireplace is absolutely gorgeous, and the built in box shelf..."
TGIR: The Case of the Disappearing TV
They Got It Right: If you can’t beat it, camouflage it. See how these designers made TV screens almost unnoticeable
"years. I painted the wall black and blended the set perfectly. When it is off, you barely... lovely wall Asian wall cabinet, over the fireplace, that hides my flatscreen TV.... useful wall. Last year I removed the doors, painted the inside SW Rock Bottom (almost... black wall is a cleaver idea. The problem is a black wall isn't always appropriate... purpose of painting the wall behind a TV black is not to hide it because I am ashamed..."
Going Dark: When it Works
"individual to paint their walls black. Most people tend to shy away from darker walls --... dark walls are a risky idea. High ceilings are an added bonus, and will prevent... darker walls from making the room look squat. Gray and black are great for accent... accent walls, and for highlighting collections or framed artwork.... brown walls in my master bedroom. Thanks. I just painted my bedroom walls chocolate... the dark wall. Choosing the dark paint color can be a real challenge. Can anyone tell..."
Try a Shorter Kitchen Backsplash for Budget-Friendly Style
"think a painted wall looks just like that .." a painted wall" . When I see paint in... of your wall, you can select a clear backing which would allow the wall color to show... and can paint my kitchen any color I like and know the tiled walls will always look... covers the wall as a wall splash. (I learned that a backsplash is really only the short... term 'wall splash' means. There is no dictionary entry for wall splash. I think..."
Houzz Tour: Bridging Past and Present in a California Craftsman
A Santa Monica bungalow says goodbye to gloominess and hello to a bright new look that mixes modern and traditional
"white paint, the walls and woodwork still have their historic character but now reflect... idea of painting the vintage woodwork. "My first reaction was to try to restore the... color the walls and trim are painted? I am currently painting out my woodwork in a 1892... strip that paint. Our light shades on the walls accent the medium brown stained woodwork... off, not painted over. Back to stripping my painted woodwork... This home is absolutely..."
Get Ideas for a Model-of-Perfection Artist's Studio
From covetable northern light to ample supply storage, an architect considers what makes an artist's studio idyllic
"lots of wall space and very little natural light — but an artist's studio is a bit... pottery, painting or some other medium.... suggest painting the walls in a white and using white tile on the floor or would you... white painted walls and ceilings cast too much glare. I am looking at three different... haven't painted in a couple months because I get so frustrated with it. We are getting... space with walls it will be, just another thing to look at. Seeing ideabooks really help..."
True Home Confession: Hodgepodge Stair Landing
We all have our problem spots around the home. This one is a disorganized mishmash with an ironic twist
"dented the wall with the sofa while vacuuming; it's where you need to get the carpet cleaned... coat of paint. I'm going to share with you an area of my home that needs a makeover... can of paint, call the carpet cleaners, order that wallpaper and find a place for... the same wall. To keep it easy, I'd paint the wall the same gray as the mats. Then hang... would paint the wall sky blue, and hang the framed pictures in a relaxed grouping..."
Houzz Interview: It's the little things that make a house a home
"process Paint, paint, and more paint! When we moved in, the house was 13 years old... builder paint on the walls - except where they had tried to "touch up" spots where... gallons of paint - and paint is the easiest and most inexpensive way to transform the... every wall in the house was a beautiful shade of packing paper grey (note the sarcasm... original paint covered up and start fresh. Our first big construction project was to..."