Decorating with wall murals Decorating with wall murals ABOVE: Add a touch of elegance to a glam bedroom with chandeliers painted on the wall above the bed. ABOVE and LEFT: A simple black design on a white wall in this dining room makes a dramatic statement. At first glance you might think that this is wallpaper, but upon closer inspection this truly inspiring design is a hand painted mural. How to paint your own mural wall The easiest way to create is wall mural is to hire a projector for the day. images carrie can Enlarge the reflected image so that it fills the wall and then use a pencil to draw the design out. You can use any acrylic paint to paint over the design, but a satin or sheen is best if you want washability. Using this method you can create wonderfully intricate designs without too much artistic ability, as long as you stick to silhouette images. ABOVE: Just love the black detail added to the wall above the cot. This wonderful nursery is decorated in shades of green with black and white accents.
10 Most Awesome Floors Ever Created | Floorstoyourhome Posted on January 8, 2010 by Frank A new part 2 of this article is now posted here! Most flooring is pretty unimaginative and boring. However, the following is a selection of cool floors which aim to keep you staring at the ground; just make sure you don’t bump into anyone. 1. Do you have money burning a hole in your pocket? Source 2. While there may be tall buildings popping up all over the world these days, few still have the presence of the Sears Tower in Chicago. Source 3. This is a floor that may leave you asking, “What exactly is going on in Belgium anyway?” Source 4. Your eyes are not playing tricks on you. Source 5. Lights in the floor at Finsbury Avenue Square serve to create a very futuristic and almost otherworldly look to the environment. Source 6. When you hear “concrete floor,” you might think that sounds like a recipe for a pretty boring floor. Source 7. Source 8. Source 9. Source 10. What!?! Source Part 2:10 More Awesome Floors now posted! Discount Laminate Flooring
High Functioning Coat Hooks Back in Los Angeles, any old coat rack or a few hooks by the door would do. Most of us would just toss a jacket in the back of the car in the winter months. But here in Vermont we need a little more. Many of the vernacular farm houses I visit have at least a half dozen hooks per person lined up in their mud rooms. My wife and I each will have several different coats, jackets and vests in play all winter long. Materials, for each hanger you'll need: One cleaned or refinished paint can. 2 screws long enough to reach into wall studs. Tools: Long handled screwdriver or screw gun with sufficient extensions to reach bottom of can. Step one: With the handle in a horizontal position, layout and make 2 small mounting holes at the top and bottom of the can within an inch or less of the edge. Step two: locate and mark stud position on wall for upper screw position. Step three: Screw through the upper hole of the can into the wall stud but not quite snug to the wall. Step five: Snug up first screw.