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DIY Fireplace Framing for the One Room Challenge
Living room makeover with a vaulted ceiling fireplace!
the measurements for an electric fireplace and shelf with built - in oven, shown here
Electric Fireplace Framing Plans
Designing your fireplace surround, especially with built-ins, takes a lot of planning. Every space is different. You'll have to consider the placement - will the TV be above the fireplace or on a different wall? Interior or exterior wall? In between windows? Electric or gas insert? If you install built-ins, will you have cabinets, shelves, bench seating or a combination? Let's look at some options!!
an easy diy brass pot rack in the kitchen
DIY Brass Pot Rack / Hanging Rail - Get The Look for Under $20
If there’s an opportunity to bring European charm to a space, you know I’m here for it! One thing that comes to mind are copper pots hanging from a rail... Tools + Supplies Hollow metal rod at desired length (I used 36″ long and 1/2″ diameter) Split rings hangers (to match diameter of tube) Copper end caps (to match diameter of tube) Rub ‘n Buff color of choice (I used Antique gold) Drill Carbide tipped drill bit Latex gloves Screws and anchors (see notes) ...
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Vintage Blue Paint Colors to Try in 2024
For me, nothing beats a vintage blue paint color: a dusty blue, baby blue, gray blues, whatever you want to call it. I tend to call it vintage or antique blue. Here are some of the blue paints I’ve tested in this house and in the past. Van Courtland Blue (Benjamin Moore), Water’s Edge, Lakeside (Sherwin Williams), French Colony (Behr), Light Blue No 22 (Farrow & Ball)
a living room with green walls and a white chair in front of a window that reads, my favorite
Marissa Arnieri | Marissa Cal Home on Instagram: "The beauty of paste-the-wall wallpaper 🙌 😍 Don’t get me wrong, I’ve used peel & stick for small projects - like my nightstands! But when applying to a vertical wall? An entire room? Such a pain 😅 Linking my latest blog post all about the various wallpaper types in stories today ✨ “Brush Wallpaper” @miltonandking Wallpaper adhesive @romanproducts . . . #bedroomdesign #wallpaperideas #miltonandking #vintagestylebedroom #timelessinteriors #bluewallpaper #wainscoting #diyhomeprojects #diyhomedecor"
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Bedroom Wallpaper Ideas
How to choose the perfect wallpaper for your bedroom... I chose to combine board and batten wainscoting with blue floral wallpaper. If you love the look of wallpaper as much as I do, here are some tips on choosing the right wallpaper for your personal space!
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Wallpaper Ideas Plus Tips on How to Choose the Right Wallpaper For You
When I partnered with Milton & King on my bedroom remodel, I must admit I had such a hard time choosing a wallpaper, because they have so many gorgeous options! I knew I was wainscoting the bedroom in a lighter color, so I wanted a darker wallpaper. After going through a few samples, I chose my perfect wallpaper. In case you aren’t familiar with these different installation types, here’s why paste-the-wall or even pre-pasted wallpaper is easier to install than peel-and-stick.
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How to DIY Wainscoting on a Budget Step-by-Step
Here’s a full tutorial based on the board and batten I did for the green nursery project. This can be used for wainscoting or full walls. Materials 4×8 MDF boards (1/2 inch thick) Table saw or circular saw Chop saw or mitre saw Caulk & caulk gun Primer & paint of choice Laser level Nail gun of choice and/or wood glue
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Corner Fireplace Ideas: How to Arrange Your Living Room Furniture!
When I had a corner fireplace in my living room, I was stumped on how to arrange my furniture around it. It really does create obstacles you simply wouldn’t have with a centered fireplace. That said, good layout options are possible with a corner fireplace! There are even some upsides (believe it or not) that I’ll talk about below. Here’s a guide to making that awkward corner fireplace work for your room!
a bedroom with furniture and decor on it, including a bed, dresser, chair, mirror
How To Make Mismatched Bedroom Furniture Work
Matching furniture sets are out! Mixing and matching your bedroom furniture can be tricky, but here's an easy guide to follow! We want to pull from multiple categories so that each piece of furniture compliments another. They can be different colors, different materials or even different styles, so long as none look totally out of place. Here are some examples on how to bring colors and tones together for a harmonious look:
a bathroom with double sinks and two mirrors on the wall next to eachother
Black and White Vintage Classic Bathroom
The grand room reveal of the vintage-inspired black and white primary bathroom, with double wall sconce, vertical shiplap, brass hardware and Cloe tile :) Read on to see the design process!
Organic Modern / California Casual Living Room
You can take the girl out of California, but… So I love vintage interiors. Give me traditional and reminiscent and I can stare at a room all day. It’s what I was originally aiming for in the family room, but an evolution began
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Mismatched Bedroom Furniture Ideas: How to Pull it Off
You don’t have to use furniture in each and every category to make a room work. A good place to start is to simply not have matching furniture right next to each other. It makes the eyeballs bored. In this post, we talk about how to mix and match furniture the right way. We’ll experiment with different combinations from each category in some fun concept mood boards! READ MORE...
Today there are even puck lights that come with a wall-switch remote! It looks just like a regular wall switch so you’d never know it wasn’t hard-wired. You don’t have to use puck lights though. If your sconces are designed to... Lights, The Secret, Sconces, Range Hood Cover, Kitchen Window, Home Depot, Puck Lights, Above Range Microwave, Built In Microwave
Wall Sconce Hack with Puck Lights: Install Your Dream Kitchen Sconces the Easy Way
Today there are even puck lights that come with a wall-switch remote! It looks just like a regular wall switch so you’d never know it wasn’t hard-wired. You don’t have to use puck lights though. If your sconces are designed to...