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Removing Wallpaper From A Ceiling

Removing Wallpaper From A Ceiling

We’re the first to admit that we have a small obsession with wallpapered ceilings. From the seemingly impossible task of hanging the paper, to the cool effects you can create, to the quick-fix change it can add to a room, we’re dying to give a try ourselves. However, in some […]

Home Office Design Makeover

Home Office Design Makeover

There’s no reason your home office has to reflect the drudgery of bill paying, document filing, and to-do lists. Like any other room, it presents an opportunity to make a statement. And, if you work from home, your business will benefit from surrounding yourself with sources of inspiration and stimulation. […]

Wallpaper Trends For 2011

Wallpaper Trends For 2011

If you’re looking for something bold to help you reinvent a room this year, try thinking beyond your basic solutions with paint. For 2011, wallpaper is where it’s at — and not just for accent walls, either. Here are a few trends, according to Shelterpop, that began appearing in 2010, […]

Introducing Graham & Brown Paint

Introducing Graham & Brown Paint

With wallpaper becoming all the rage in home decor circles, you can often find yourself stressing about details you may never have considered before. You may want to wallpaper a space with uneven walls. You may want to make a bold statement with some off-the-wall paper, but not know where […]

Paint On Your Wallpaper With Rollerwall

Paint On Your Wallpaper With Rollerwall

For living in an ancient house with plaster walls, I have an unnatural desire to wallpaper my very uneven vertical spaces. I’ve looked at different ways to make wallpaper happen, yet another solution that keeps popping up through my endless perusal of the design blogosphere is using paint to “make” […]

Painting Over Wallpaper

Painting Over Wallpaper

Why do people paint over wallpaper? We’d guess they’re just plain lazy because no one in their right mind who cares about the presentation of their wall would ever choose to paint over wallpaper, but we can agree that removing wallpaper is one of the most arduous tasks known to […]

Create Wow-Worthy Windows With A DIY Valance

Create Wow-Worthy Windows With A DIY Valance

Thoughtful window treatments are a basic way to add style and panache to a room. Consider a valance at the top of the window that will coordinate with your fabrics–and the room’s color scheme–while adding a finished polish to your windows, especially if your window treatments consist of a basic […]

Adding Depth & Character With Wallpaper On The Ceiling

Adding Depth & Character With Wallpaper On The Ceiling

I know, I know, I have a thing for putting weird stuff on the ceiling — which is why I was SO EXCITED to see a link pop up in my Twitter stream about someone actually doing what I’d previously thought about. Money Hunters on the DIY Network apparently had […]

4 Simple Solutions For A Drop Ceiling

4 Simple Solutions For A Drop Ceiling

I remember the first time I saw what is now our house in person. I walked into the living room, my eyes following the giant bay windows up, up, up to the ceiling and saw … gridlines. There was a drop ceiling. I remember saying to my then-fiance that the […]

Is Painting Over Wallpaper an Option?

Is Painting Over Wallpaper an Option?

The DIY Maven shares her opinions about wallpaper! I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again; wallpaper should be outlawed. It’s not that there aren’t some lovely patterns out there (the new Jonathan Adler designs are to die for!) however, when you start to hate it, and chances are […]

Off the Wall: The Expanded Field of Wallpaper

Off the Wall: The Expanded Field of Wallpaper

I’m a big fan of wallpapered accent walls and wallpapered headboards. Even more, I like it when the two are used together. Look at how much depth and visual interest is gained by applying the same wallpaper to a two-dimensional surface and a three-dimensional object. Miranda and Greg Stratford decided […]

Wild Wallpaper Choices

Wild Wallpaper Choices

In my quest to find an awesome wallpaper for my front entry/stairwell/upstairs landing-hallway, I’ve come across some very interesting finds that stray FAR from your grandmother’s florals and damasks (though I have a soft spot in my heart for those as well). My design style is very graphic, bright, bold, […]

Wall Doctor to the Rescue

Wall Doctor to the Rescue

Living in an older home comes with many things you can see as “charm” or “obstacles” depending on the situation at hand. You have less-than-stellar plumbing and electrical, uneven floors, creepy crawl spaces, dank and dark basements, inefficient windows, doors that don’t hang straight, mismatched millwork, etc. One of those […]

Easy Wallpaper Removal Options

Easy Wallpaper Removal Options

My friend Marc (of the demolished kitchen fame) asked me one day if I knew of any “backwoods” methods of removing wallpaper from plaster walls as to prevent damage from being done. I didn’t – we just tore down the walls that had wallpaper on them (but regretfully so – […]

Consider Wallpaper Carefully

Consider Wallpaper Carefully

The DIY Maven shares her opinions about wallpaper! I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again; wallpaper should be outlawed. It’s not that there aren’t some lovely patterns out there (the new Jonathan Adler designs are to die for!) however, when you start to hate it, and chances are […]

Modern Wallpaper Designs

Modern Wallpaper Designs

Over at Modern Self they were inspired by the wallpaper designs of Twenty2 Wallpaper and decided to paint their walls instead. Their results (above) look great but it’s a bit modern for our tastes (but perfect for the Modern Self).

Interior inspiration

Interior inspiration

Photo courtesy of Behr Paints After you’ve finished constructing an interior wall, you have the luxury of a sturdy blank canvas on which to apply a vast array of painting, papering and other decorative techniques.

What Lurks Beneath…the Wallpaper

What Lurks Beneath…the Wallpaper

This houseblogger has uncovered a badly damaged wall after removing the stubborn wallpaper that also took the plaster with it.

DIY Maven: Painting Over Wallpaper

DIY Maven: Painting Over Wallpaper

The DIY Maven shares her opinions about wallpaper! I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again; wallpaper should be outlawed. It’s not that there aren’t some lovely patterns out there (the new Jonathan Adler designs are to die for!) however, when you start to hate it, and chances are […]