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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... to give walls a layer of textural interest that was more affordable and durable than... room on 2 walls opposite each other and painted it taupe....the 3rd wall is a wall of... of windows and the 4th wall is a wall of brick with fireplace.....it is very comfortable... did. The walls are also old plaster walls. I foresee lots of wall damage and I dread..."
Which Wallcovering Is Right for You?
"With a Wall of Wood, Paper, Fabric, Maps and More... stucco walls and other unfortunate trends have been rejected for chic patterns and... "Architect Wall Flats" in my above comment, Design Public's Wall Flats page will pop up... Architect Wall Flats by Inhabit. Btw, Design Public offers a discount on purchases of... paint a wall, including textural and faux techniques like in photo 9! YOU can apply... apply a wall stencil, even an all-over pattern! YOU can tackle MOST house projects..."
Hand-Painted Wallpaper Brings High-End Artistry to Rooms
Exquisite papers painted in glorious detail turn blank walls into expressive canvases conjuring luxury
"blank walls into expressive canvases conjuring luxury... look for walls and suggest it whenever architecture and budget permit. There are a... unusual wall papers. That property has passed out of family hands now, but it was full... white wall man. The 'chinoiserie' look is growing on me. It goes to show how in life... hand-painted wall papers - and intend on placing some in my front hall! Hi Paul. Good for... from the walls in my new home. I shuddered. But these are beautiful.... Can't believe..."
Renovation Detail: Beadboard Wainscoting
Tastefully protecting your walls from knocks and splashes, beadboard wainscoting is an eye-pleasing design element as well
"your walls from knocks and splashes, beadboard wainscoting is an eye-pleasing design... of the walls from dirt and damage. Throughout the years, wainscoting has evolved to... putting dry wall at each end. Cost effective and clean looking and appropriate for a 100+yr... plaster walls together! I took it to a 5' height (our ceilings are 9 ft) so it made... off the walls due to the bathroom moisture. We used plywood beadboard (not breadboard..."
Paper Chase: Wallpaper Through the Ages to Today
Get on a decorating roll with a wall covering that's been around for centuries but comes in more exciting designs than ever
"with a wall covering that's been around for centuries but comes in more exciting designs... problem of walls being destroyed was because of improper wall preparation. Paint is not... therefore wall damage happens, but there is no reason for any wall damage with wallpaper... three walls and on the long living room wall. I love wallpaper, just as I love fabric... or all walls, if not too overwhelming. I am loving wall papers nowadays Good point..."
Let the Handwriting Flow for Well-Scripted Designs
Add a graceful note (or even a whole essay) to rooms with handwritten elements on walls and accessories
"bathroom wall though! Some of those looked pretty old and will be ruined by the moisture... type of wall treatment. I wish I had a good pic of the hotel room I stayed in at... dining room wall treatment but I don't have an friends skinny enough to sit at that table... Words on a wall always delight me. Nice idea to frame some special pennings. Do not worry... on the wall behind the buffet! I love to have words around the house. I made lamp..."
Wild Texture: Crocodile Rocks
"tiles, walls and even the tub... crocodile wall (in progress) for our daring client wanting a dramatic pick-me-up for... silver croc wall!! Is it vinyl, or a particular wallcovering? Also wondering what the black... crocodile wall in a master bath.... It the new caesarstone product called, motivo. Sorry... was the windows.... LOVE this product. donnajward.com Thank you so much for the... Motivo wall. I am actually thinking about this product for a project, so was delighted..."
Color Guide: How to Work With Gold
It's OK to be a gold digger — this timeless color adds a rich glow to walls, furnishings and home decor that anyone would covet
"glow to walls, furnishings and home decor that anyone would covet... the gold wall and am seriously considering putting that into my half bath. This just... in my windows (did satin black on the tops) it just "frames" the views!! franki... these walls is enhanced by touches of metallic gold in the coffee table, chairs and... midcentury wall hanging might look awful over your grandparents' brick fireplace and... on the WallsThis gleaming stairwell looks like it's been covered in gold leaf, but..."
The Timeless Elegance of Beadboard
"assic Wall Paneling Adds Instant Beach Cottage Charm... style of wall paneling that is made of evenly spaced interlocking tongue and groove... feature to walls, ceiling, cabinetry and even furniture to add an antique cottage look... both the walls and ceiling with the toung and groove (walls horizontal) Let me know... entire wall. I'm trying to figure out how to line it up. Great ideas though for width... House Walls: lend themselves to clapboard or wide width bead board. You can apply..."
DIY Project: Vintage Book Wallpaper
"clad our walls so elegantly — unless we get creative, that is. Here’s a way to cover... cover your walls with words and illustrations from old books. If you’ve ever (a) read... to your wall without being over done - LOVE it - especially paired with a well worn... if the wall is properly sealed after installation with something like Mod Podge or... want a wall you can clean you use a few clear coats of acrylic on top, in a gloss..."
11 Ways to Roll With Wallpaper All Over the Home
Ditch the misconceptions and latch on to some great ideas for decorating your walls with patterned, textural and colorful wallpaper
"your walls with patterned, textural and colorful wallpaper... painted walls. Proper installation by a professional wallpaper hanger and a high-quality... the two walls or three walls in any of your rooms. Accent walls can be 1-3 walls. I... though the wall has an angle in it (the larger part of the wall is recessced). The shadows... accent wall etc. Easy to do and get an instant finished wall. Definately here to..."
Get Cushy With Padded Surfaces
A little extra padding in the right places can deepen the beauty of walls, floors, headboards and more in the home
"beauty of walls, floors, headboards and more in the home... to the wall. I have been interested in doing this to a concrete wall.... the bed wall in a rich, dark wood-veneer wall covering to help achieve a greater sense... components for walls, floors, ceilings and windows," says San Francisco architect David Seidel... " The wall behind this bed was created by wrapping a Masonite board with padding... g the wall and placing a regular headboard up against it we've also added a sense..."
Pick the Right Paint Finish to Fit Your Style
The question of finish may be as crucial as color. See which of these 9 varieties suits your space — and budget
"agree that wall color is a key decorating decision, right up there with choosing furniture... of your walls? From velvety matte to high gloss enamel, Venetian plaster, decorative... coveted wall finishes, so you can make a great choice for your space.... Plaster walls and ceiling really make a statement High gloss walls can be traditional... entry walls (they share a wall) a Bordeaux color. I love the color and the effect..."
Bling Where It’s Least Expected
"on the wall to make your artwork stand out and show more value. Besides, great decoration... niche and window inset. Had no idea I was in the "know." It just felt fun to do. It's... of that wall with mirror - only from about waist height up to the ceiling. Very similar... backsplash and wall at the bonus room bar. Bathtub Bling! I'm a big fan of the metallic look... paint the wall behind the mirror? - any thoughts or is this just wrong??? if we decide..."
Case Study: Wallpaper in Just About Every Room
"accent walls in supersleek lofts or wall to wall in formal dining rooms. This diversity... paper wall coverings have reentered mainstream decor with a vengeance. Wall coverings... small wall with no windows or doors. Once you have done one wall, you will have... and grey walls. One must know how to use wallpaper effectively and that was the purpose... where wall covering is concerned, spend a bit extra on designs that you will be thrilled..."