Stone and Brick Accent Wall Projects

Have a wall in your home that makes you snooze? Sometimes we want a little more than paint to transform our walls. Try adding some stone or brick to your accent walls with these DIY projects and tutorials. Make the wall a focal point that has an upscale look, but can blend with almost any style or feel. You don't have to hire a contractor either! This first project above, is from Mandi at 'Vintage … [Read more...]

6 Shades of Gray! – Trendy Favorites

So if you have been around the home and garden blogs at all the past year or so, you have fast discovered that gray is the new beige... I say that carefully, because I actually was never a fan of "beige"... It was, for me, a boring color that gave no feeling to a room. So of course, I am thrilled that gray has become the new "it" color for neutral backdrops to almost any room. It has a sense of … [Read more...]

Creative Indoor Vertical Wall Gardens

I don't know about you, but in my small home, horizontal surfaces are few and far between. I wish I had a giant sideboard that I could march a dozen herb plants down, or multiple table tops to spread out my fern collection. But, I don't. You probably don't either, but still want to grow an indoor garden of some variety. That's ok, because we found these inspiring ideas for creative indoor vertical … [Read more...]

10 Textured Wallpaper Projects

Textured wallpaper is one of those under rated products that is finally having it's day. The last few years it's improved so much, it is a great substitute for bead-board, tin, or even plaster! There are so many different textures and patterns available, and many of them can be painted over. More important to us DIY'ers? It isn't just for walls! We did some research and found some really great … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Walls

We would all like to forget the cheap plywood paneling of the '70's and with good reason. But we can still have wood in our homes today and bring in the feel of natural materials and upscale styling, without the upscale price! How? DIY wood walls! Whether you use re-purposed wood or new materials, follow these step by step instructions and get ideas from these DIY wood wall projects. Just a … [Read more...]

10 Original Accent Wall Projects

What are accent walls? Accent walls are usually one wall decorated to be the focal point of the room. They add pattern, color, style and design in a big way, for just a little money.  They can be "accented" with various paint techniques, wallpaper, tape or even fabric. The easiest and fastest way to create an accent wall, however, is paint. Using a little creativity and these great tutorials from … [Read more...]

Home Trends – Textured Wall Treatments

  We all know how paint can transform a room, but one of the hottest new trends in home decorating is textured walls. Textured walls are perfect for a small space, as they can offer interest without closing in the room with bright colors or cluttered accessories. And you can do this on a budget as well... Some of the products are re-purposed lumber, and in a small space it only takes a … [Read more...]