Claudio Ortiz Design Group, Inc.
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Exterior, Entry, Living Room, Kitchen and Bedroom mediterranean-staircase

Exterior, Entry, Living Room, Kitchen and Bedroom


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May 18, 2013
Karen Pittenger wrote:
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Claudio Ortiz Design Group, Inc.
Well, where do I start! Let me see, America clay is probably fine if the colors and application are done just right. I have not seen your final work so it's hard for me to judge. The safer route is the latter of your choices. I would try to go for a smooth finish knowing that you will have a bigger market wanting that particular look on the walls. Regarding the sharp corners, they are not difficult to replace except that it can be time consuming specially if you do not have too much practice at it. However, not knowing the architectural style of your home, again it's hard for me to recommend for you to remove the sharp corners. It you have a modern architectural style home with clean lines, then the sharp corners will probably be in keeping with the architecture. I hope this help!

Wishing you the best!

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Karen Pittenger
Thank you Claudio!
    Bookmark   May 21, 2013 at 8:29AM
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January 4, 2013
andrew1518 wrote:
What color are these walls and what type of finish? - Please respond as soon as possible if you can?
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I am also interested to know the paint color and finish of the walls. Thank you!
    Bookmark   October 27, 2013 at 12:22PM
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Did we ever get an answer? I would like to know too. Please respond!
    Bookmark   January 12, 2014 at 5:27PM
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April 27, 2012
lshatto wrote:
How do you paint two different colors in a rounded corner home
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Charmean Neithart Interiors, LLC.
Yes, I have to agree with Mint and Smith. I've seen such a paint split on rounded corners. Even done really well, it's not ideal. There are a lot of ways to bring color in to make a space feel different, like art, rugs, textiles.
    Bookmark   April 27, 2012 at 7:34PM
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Matt Patterson Custom Homes
Shadows will usually give depth on perpendicular surfaces. At any rate, with bullnose drywall corners it is usually very easy to cut a strait line with a foam roller depending on texture...the smoother the easier. I do it frequently.
    Bookmark   April 27, 2012 at 11:06PM
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June 29, 2011
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You should work with an architect or designer to give you specific ideas that are suitable for your needs, your budget and the way your existing home is built - Without alot more info, we can't be of much help.
    Bookmark   June 29, 2011 at 11:50AM
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Bud Dietrich, AIA
I really like split level homes. The separations are terrific and there's so much you can do with them. The photo is of a typical split where we removed all of the walls on the main level to open it up.

As bepsf says, hire a good local architect to help you with this.
    Bookmark   June 29, 2011 at 12:44PM
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June 15, 2014
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August 6, 2012
Casa1220 wrote:
Love the soft white walls, what is the name of the white used?

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Buckminster Green LLC added this to Raw Materials Revealed: Drywall Basics
Drywall vs. PlasterDrywall is a master of disguise. The walls in this picture look like they could be plaster. One of the visual giveaways that you're actually looking at drywall is when you see the sharp corners created by standard corner bead.Corner bead is a metal or plastic piece that covers the outside corners of drywall to protect them from damage. Then joint compound is spread over the bead and sanded smooth.In many traditional plaster applications, a rounded piece of wood trim was placed at the corners and then plastered over, creating a round corner. To mimic this look with drywall, look for a bullnose corner bead.

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