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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... "Love" wall in a modern Denver home. The writing above the ceiling molding reads:... great to plant the seeds early, just as this Amsterdam craft blogger is doing by way... nursery wall art. Dream — one of the simplest and loveliest things you can do on this..."
You Won't Believe What These Homeowners Found in Their Walls
From the banal to the downright bizarre, these uncovered artifacts may get you wondering what may be hidden in your own home
"in his walls that sold at auction for a reported $175,000, we asked Houzzers to chime... yards or walls or that had simply been shellacked over. Here are a few things they found... inside the walls, I often write something and the date when I open a wall up. I love... those walls. . . or something equivalent. I already pulled down all my walls. Found... living room wall under many layers of old wall paper. Turns out my dad knew them all and..."
Architecture and the Art of the Wall
See how common building materials can become uncommonly beautiful displays of color, pattern, texture and light
"artistic walls through texture, greenery, color and pattern.... concrete walls and brick walls. However, dust falls from the brick walls since it has... front wall is that the low window (partially covered by a plant, third picture down... brick wall so dust does not fall from the brick wall? Thanks Here's an example from... solid walls for privacy We found the first 3 photos as walls in Scottsdale, AZ.... solid wall of concrete privacy's sake facing the front and it can still be welcoming..."
7 Out-of-the-Box Retaining Wall Ideas
"retaining wall could cost — mainly for the labor and skill involved. Since I grew up... retaining walls were kinda new to me. Now an Atlantan, I tend to see the same exact... retaining wall again and again: 8x8 railroad timbers stacked about 4-feet high with pine... retaining wall a bit more personal. Take a gander at these fantastic ideas, then think... retaining wall before running out to snatch those railroad timbers again...."
Houzz Tour: 800-Year-Old Walls, Modern Interiors in Provence
"fortress walls of Rasteau, France, some 800 years ago, this historic home evolved into... stone walls and authentic period architecture that lay beneath. Santalla saved... 3-foot-thick walls); 2 bedrooms, 2½ bathrooms Photography by Geoffrey Hodgdon... stone walls exposed as feature walls. It's so rare to have an opportunity to work... smooth wall harbors fewer fleas, roaches and bedbugs than a stone wall with its crevices..."
One Guy Found a $175,000 Comic in His Wall. What Has Your Home Hidden?
"in the walls with old newspapers for insulation was a rare comic book from 1938: Action... and lath wall to add an electrical outlet and found the wall cavity stuffed with these... down a wall… and there it was. At some point they just built a false wall over the... in our walls. The walls behind the sheet rock were beaded board, behind the beaded... out the wall-to-wall carpet and surrounding baseboards in my house, I uncovered a small..."
Steep Your Rental in Color — Without Painting the Walls
Let your favorite hues loose without skirting your lease, with these room-by-room ideas for apartments and other rented homes
"painting the walls. Even if your landlord has a strict no-painting policy, or you know you... on the wall panels instead of directly on the wall also minimizes the number of holes... lot more wall coverage for your money than a piece of traditional wall art, and it's... in the wall you can add color to windows with lightweight curtains on tension rods... (without wall paint)...check out this blog article http://www.interiordesigngreensboro..."
Design Workshop: 3 Ingenious Ways With Wall Cabinets
For storage, space dividers and more, look to integrated cabinetry that enhances a room’s architecture and helps you live better
"make a wall to wall media center. Thanks a lot for the great pictures! Great article... stair case wall. Rangement Love these looks. I am doing a wall in my bedroom with double... bed-cum-wall. Have always liked this idea. Keeps the room uncluttered. Wow there are... storage walls that act as partitions, and it makes my head spin how to access the lofts... cabinet walls all the time! Note below all the storage in this Zoom-Desk unit recently..."
In Austin, a Backyard Wall Provides More Than Privacy
Designers solve a common privacy problem — and create some unexpected play — with a clever screening solution
"put up walls to divide space, to enclose or drive things away. In this Austin backyard... 8-foot-tall wall brings everything together. An unsightly three-story apartment building... "movie wall" but I'd call it "installation art". Regardless of what one may call it... idea -wall frame What a wonderful, creative solution to an all too common problem... concrete wall that surrounded the house he built for his parents Such a structure could..."
Dressing Up the Yard: Deborah Sommers Wall Hangings
"fabric wall hangings that work inside and outside. They add interest without being... white wall would be serviceable, but boring. I love the colors - especially the way... echo the plants in the surrounding garden. This piece is so cool because it's nearly... amidst plants and lighting in the garden. Plus, to me, the shadowy designs on the... run-down wall - double duty. This is probably my favorite of all of Sommers' work. The..."
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... dividing walls is certainly the in-thing here, with the Thai/Bali style of living. You... 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... place of a wall that used to separate the rooms as a way of allowing the spaces and light..."
Guest Picks: Like Music to Your Walls
Design Workshop: Kinetic Architecture
"technologies. Planted living walls, windows that change aperture based on the amount of light... kinetic wall, door and footbridge. The futurists and constructivists of the Russian... against a wall? Not short, shuttered ones, but full length to blend with the wall. The... lowered walls makes great sense, but perhaps one or two decks would be enough. What... the end walls on tracks like a barn door and just sliding them to one side? You could..."
Photo Murals Expand Reality
Freed from its tacky past, photographic wallpaper gives a whole new meaning to the term 'accent wall'
"an ugly wall alongside house with enlarged 'arty' photos of plants I've taken... Love... a wall mural on an 8 foot by 10 foot wall, you'd need approximately 7200 x 9000 pixels... these on a wall OR on a ceiling. Probably would have to be in a bedroom though. I may... on the wall. Has anyone had success with OUTDOOR murals? We are thinking of hiding... put up wall murals of local sites we are proud of (our opera house, and our National..."
Rooms Take a Page from Book Wallpaper
Turn your walls into well-read companions even without a library, using the novel design idea of book wallpaper
"your walls into well-read companions even without a library, using the novel design... line the walls of almost every room of my house anyway. I am renovating a house and... saw this wall paper, besides the carpet, it was the first to go. How timely...In the... dinning room Wall behind the head of the bed is best... And the bathroom with vanity also... kind of wall treatment - I'm more for clean lines and paint. If i did have a room..."