Contemporary Wall Decor

Contemporary wall decor is part of our times. With its neutral color palette for walls, but bold accents, it takes full advantage of the structural elements in a house: exposed plumbing pipes, bricks or even air ducting. They can all become a colored detail or blend with the rest of the walls.   Achieve A …

Easy To Install Crown Molding

Crown molding adds the finishing touch to your walls and ceilings, giving more depth and definition to your room space. However, installing them by yourself can be tricky. So, I put together few tips for installing crown molding, based on my experience with polyurethane molding. You can read more about polyurethane molding and why we …

Chalk Paint and Gesso

I was telling you in the post “Craigslist Dining Table: Before & After” that I will come back with more about using Gesso as a substitute for chalk paint. How did it start? I wanted the chalky appearance for some furniture pieces I wanted to refinish( one of them as you already know is the …

My Fireplace Makeover

Our corner floor-to-ceiling fireplace in the living room was in desperate need for a makeover. This is what I’m talking about: I did this picture right after we moved: in mid-70’s style, the bricks were dirty, red colored and made the room look even darker than it was. The easiest way to give it a …

PANEL MOLDING IDEAS

“Update your house look with these panel molding ideas; this is your low cost-solution to enhance your decor!” ¬†One easy way to enhance your decor is to add panel molding in your house. You can get a timeless elegant look by creating frames for walls. Sometimes the area inside the panels is finished in a …