Paint rollers have taken patterns and paint to a whole new level where you can pick an extremely intricate pattern and then use that roller to create a wallpaper effect. From floor to ceiling, you can use patterned rollers to decorate just about anything.
Paint patterns onto fabric for pillows, aprons, tote bags and bunting, or paint it onto paper for pretty gift wrap or drawer liners. The possibilities are endless and the patterns are gorgeous, so check out these 12 projects to start the creative process “rolling.”
An exposed brick wall has become a popular feature in interior design. Leaving a wall bare with the bricks visible can give an apartment, home or loft an industrial and unconventional touch and adds character to the interior. Here are 10 of the most beautiful interiors with exposed walls that I found on Pinterest!
If you know me, you know I love love love my dog Heisman! I wanted to find some inspiration on how to incorporate an indoor dog house into my home, so I scoured the internet and thought I’d share my findings! Check out these 25 Cool Indoor Dog Houses.
Can the colors you choose for your home affect your life? Absolutely! Believe it or not, color has a massive impact on how you feel, from your productivity and energy levels to your creativity and overall happiness.
RED: The Color of Success and Productivity
Red is the perfect color choice for a home office.
YELLOW: The Color of Happiness
Yellow promotes conversation in a communal living area.
ORANGE: The Color of Energy and Excitement
Orange has been known to increase energy levels and excitement. I suggest using it in a home gym.
BLUE: The Color of a Rested, Beautiful You
The key to a beautiful you is in a restful night’s sleep surrounded by blue. Use blue in your bedroom and bathroom.
GREEN: The Color That’s Sexier Than You Think
If you’re in the mood for lovin’, paint your bedroom green.
PURPLE: The Color of Creativity
The possibilities for creativity are endless when you paint your kitchen, a playroom or an art studio purple.
Go big or go home! Drawing on colors mobilized by legendary pop artist Andy Warhol, this over-the-top palette plays on contrast where key colors advance and engage the eyes while solid neutrals act as the foundation in which the colors can stand on.
A family found a 1993 Ford school bus being sold by a family in Tampa. It has been four years since they bought it, and they’ve done a lot to make this bus livable – including updating the engine, reupholstering the original seat, and adding in a real RV tub and porcelain toilet.
1. Folding Ruler
“I pull out my folding ruler for everything, from figuring out wainscoting heights to crown molding thicknesses. I can bend it and prop it against a wall to simulate a three-dimensional piece of furniture. You can’t do that with a tape measure!” – From $10. lowes.com
2. Picture Hooks
“OOK picture hooks are the only ones I’ll use. The thin nail slides easily into plaster or Sheetrock without damaging walls.” – From $3 each. homedepot.
3. All-In-One Tool
“My Leatherman Surge is actually 21 tools in one. There are scissors, screwdrivers, and even a bottle opener, for when you get thirsty on the job.” – From $110. leaterman.com
“Wood-finish markers are great for patching up scrapes and scratches, and they come in a range of stains, from cherry to oak.” – $5 each. amazon.com
5. Felt Protectors
“I always carry a stash of felt protectors to put beneath furniture on wood floors, or to wedge under tables as shims.” – From $3 for a pack of 16. staples.com
“The level in my smartphone’s compass helps me hang pictures, and I check an app called LightTrac to figure out the direction of the sun in relation to a room.” – $5. lighttracapp.com