Tips and Tools to Decorating a Small Space

Conestoga Tile Blog

Whether you are decorating a small house or a small room, there are tricks and tools you can use to your advantage in order to keep the space from feeling small or confining. Read on to learn about these tools you can use in any small setting!

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LENOX® Tools || The Science of Cutting: Making and Saving Tradesmen Money (Hole Saws)

Building Moxie

*. This is a partnered post with LENOX® Tools. In Part 1 of this article, we looked at how from humble beginnings in hacksaw blades LENOX Tools has grown to become a leader in power tool accessories. Fine Homebuilding ’s Justin Fink claimed that LENOX Tools solved these problems.

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10 Things You Should Know Before Painting A Room

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Painting can actually be fun when you know how to do it properly. We share the many steps to make your painting project turn out perfectly! Are you living with boring white walls, but hate the thought of painting? Painting is often a task that homeowners dread.

How To Pick Paint Colors For Your Ceiling

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Try livening-up your space by painting your ceiling a new hue. What a powerful tool ! Funny enough, the same rules apply when you are looking to pick paint colors for your ceiling. A ceiling painted in a pretty neutral can drastically brighten a small space.

Avente Tile Talk: Creating Cement Tile Molds and Pigments for.

Tile Talk

Our hands have always been our best tools, but when things need to be made in massive amounts, then machinery can play an important role in helping to meet the demands of impeding deadlines. hand painted tile. Across the Color Spectrum: Painting by Lauralee Klindt.

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Avente Tile Talk: New Tile Designs, Installation Products from.

Tile Talk

event serving the floor covering industry, once again brought together buyers and sellers from around the world to see the latest floor covering products, tools, services and technologies. hand painted tile. Across the Color Spectrum: Painting by Lauralee Klindt.

Avente Tile's Blog - Tile Talk - Moves to New Home

Tile Talk

Avente's Tile Talk blog is dedicated to the use, design and understanding of hand-painted ceramic tile and cement tile. The blog's purpose has been to provide a deeper understanding and appreciation about hand-painted ceramic tiles and cement tiles. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Welcome!

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How to Paint an Eye-Catching Ombre Wall

Stagetecture

If you’re not afraid of having a bold statement wall in your home, then one way to work ombre into your décor is through paint. How to Paint an Eye-Catching Ombre Wall. Gather Paint Supplies : Purchase the paint in the color(s) that you’ve selected for your wall.

006: Inside an Architect’s Office

Life of an Architect

Tools of an Architect [33:55 mark] I get asked about it all the time so I am going to record the answer here … the desk we used in our office is the Knoll Antenna benching system ( here ) [36:25 mark]. Episodes architects office desk office tools of the trade

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Coordination Is Key

Burgin Construction

Earlier this week Cambria Natural Quartz Surfaces and Benjamin Moore Paints announced a new partnership: “Cambria and Benjamin Moore have joined forces to offer pre-selected countertop and paint color combinations to help you achieve a designer look in your home or business.

How To Make A Small Bathroom Feel Larger

Conestoga Tile Blog

When working with a small space, stick to using neutral paint colors and materials. Utilize bathroom tools for storing toiletries and other items. Draw the eye upwards by painting the frame of a window a contrasting color to the wall.

How to Highlight Your Home’s Exterior Architecture

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

But compared with renovations, paint can be a budget-friendly way to draw attention to elements you like or downplay the ones you don’t. Highlight those elements by painting them a lighter shade or a complementary color of your main exterior walls.

How To Care For Marble Or Natural Stone From?

How to Floor Tile

Stains can be oil based, organic, metallic, biological, ink based, paint based, acid based. Paint Small amounts can be removed with lacquer thinner or scraped off carefully with a razor blade. Do not use acids or flame tools to strip paint from stone.

Being an Architect is Hell – The Ongoing Descent

Life of an Architect

Painting just about every room inside my house. At the very top of the list is that my house might be the worst painted house ever. To be honest, I’ve known that the paint job in my house was a hot mess from the first time I ever saw it.

Kitchen Cabinet Restoration Will Be Easy to Do.

INOKI

– Clean the cabinet paint or even stain with the liquid cleaner like painter remover. First, paint the all surface with basic color, after dry you can paint with your favorite color directly. Are you bored with your old design in the kitchen?

Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

Think back to the Moors who formed clay tiles with hand-held tools, laid the thick shapes out to dry in the sun, and later hand-glazed them. textured surface makes the tile appear like painted brick. It’s that time of year, when kids to go back to school.

Avente Tile Launches New Website and Blog

Tile Talk

The Avente Tile blog is dedicated to the use, design and understanding of hand-painted ceramic tile and encaustic cement tile. The blog's purpose has been to provide a deeper understanding and appreciation about hand-painted ceramic tiles and cement tiles. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

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"Quickest Way To Remove Mold From Your Shower"

How to Floor Tile

Essentially, you must treat those products like car paint. About tools for cleaning, any time you use Clorox you have to use a spray bottle that already had a bleach product in it.Using a Windex bottle for example might make it through one or two cleanings before the spring and seal mechanisms deteriorate. Commercial Spray Bottle or used Lysol plastic bottle 2. Clorox and or liquid bleach 3. Mix 50% water 50% bleach 4. Spray on shower walls just after using shower 5.

What tile should I pick if I don’t know my cabinets or counter yet?

Architectural Ceramics

Hand-painted Terra Cotta. Pinterest or Houzz are great tools to do this. 4) Do not let a non-existing paint color dictate your tile choice. If you really like a certain paint color – use it to inspire you but select the right shade or tint at the end of the design process.

Refinishing & Hanging Functional Exterior Wood Window Shutters

Building Moxie

When we initially painted the home’s wood siding , we first removed some 24 sets of Antique Wood Shutters. I also mentioned it briefly here (from the same series) – Removing Paint: Working with a Professional Refinisher. How to Remove Paint from Wood Shutters.

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Architectural Ceramics

With tools for homeowners, architects, contractors and distributors (that’s us) alike, Laticrete is a great resource for tile installation products and learning. who specializes in painted cement tile.

What Do Arrows On My Tile Mean?

How to Floor Tile

Painting outside these lines will get you into trouble and as happens from time to time I am tasked with fixing it. When you open up a box of vinyl tile with a peel and stick backing there are common direction marks for the tile.

Our 5 Favorite Cement Kitchen Tile Designs (Which one fits your design style?)

Granada Tile

All it takes to make a big visual impact is one simple tool, cement kitchen tiles. Unlike ceramic tiles, cement tiles are not painted or glazed on the surface, and the design is actually embedded into the tile itself.

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Cement Tiles Inspired by World Travels

Granada Tile

Ceramic tiles are made with clay and are painted with a glaze to create the colorful patterns. Experiment with customizing the color combinations using our very easy to use tool.

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20 Genius Small Kitchen Decorating Ideas

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Ask yourself if you really need a cherry pitting tool or an egg slicer. A Dark Kitchen Dark rooms feel smaller, so brighten your walls up with a fresh coat of paint in a light shade. Use the pegboard to hang your tools.

Home Renovations You Really Shouldn’t Do Yourself

Trendir Magazine

Breaking Down Walls After tearing down walls it will be time to paint them. Changing Your Cabinetry Not only is alinement important when it comes to cabinet installation but using the right tools is as well. Tree removal requires using power tools and considerable height.

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Decorator On Demand: Can Do Pendants

Decorator on Demand

Its screw-in design requires no tools to instantly and inexpensively transform a rooms ambience. Chalk paint. (1). dark paint. (1). faux paint. (2). Hudson's Paint. (1). interior paint. (3). paint colors. (1). painted kitchen cabinets. (1).

Distressed Black Kitchen Cabinet- Unique and Countryside Impression

INOKI

If you interest to try it, you just need several simple tools and paint. Have you ever seen the kitchen cabinet that looks “distressed”? And do you know what it is mean? The designers usually call it distressed kitchen cabinet.

KHouse Modern – Drywall Progress

Life of an Architect

Cream colored burnished bricks, naturally finished Douglas Fir ceiling, white-painted walls, and blackened steel fireplace enclosure at the far end of the room. The walls look like they’ve been painted, don’t they? Ridges and tool marks are acceptable for a Level 1 finish.

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Decorator On Demand: Your Photo Inspiration Realized

Decorator on Demand

Back in January, I posted "Your Life, Your Colors" , about a Glidden Paint quiz to discover your color palette for your own walls. Its a great place to find colors to paint your walls and even accessorize with other elements in your room. that was cool and easy.what a fun tool.

Are you Ready to Spring Ahead?

Burgin Construction

Create efficient storage for sporting goods, camping equipment, recreational vehicles, and garden tools. Consider getting a professional to scrape, prime and paint peeling spots on trim or woodwork. Are you ready to Spring Ahead?

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Kylin O’Brien: Living Well with Color

Making Tile Modern

Kylin uses a variety of tools for generating a greater sense of well-being. In Feng Shui, color is one of the main tools we use to create harmony and inspiration.” “Color is a tool, and a powerful one at that. Kylin O’Brien.

Decorator On Demand: Your Life, Your Colors

Decorator on Demand

They know what they like and dont for that matter but the process of looking through a fan deck or looking at all the paint samples in a store overwhelms them.They are afraid of making a mistake and their fear paralyzes them. Glidden Paint has a blog now called. Chalk paint. (1).

Decorating Ideas: Creative Ideas for Cheap Home Decor

Stagetecture

Save money on painting ideas. Change the paint and you can completely change the way a room feels when entered and enjoyed. The key, as far as pulling off a successful redecoration with just paint, is to select a color complementary to the existing furniture and accessories pallet.

How to Trick Out Your Outdoor Grill Using 10 Essential BBQ Accessories

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Essential grill tools The ultimate tricked out grill area featuring a Kamado grill and a pizza oven. Image: Woon Theater For a tricked out grill setup, you’ll need some key accessories and grilling tools to make the job easier. We hope you like the products we recommend.

Avente Tile Talk: The Tile and Stone Industry, Social Media and the.

Tile Talk

It’s a business tool that brings attention to what a business offers, the company’s personality, its philosophy, and its interests. hand painted tile. Across the Color Spectrum: Painting by Lauralee Klindt. Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

Color as Abundance and Opportunity

Making Tile Modern

” TO PAINT IS TO DANCE IS TO PAINT. His mother is a dancer and a painter and he describes his painting process akin to dance. Some of the murals he’s painted were done by hanging off a ladder and jumping across the walls. Artist Dove Drury.

Nuts and Bolts: Some Cement Tile Installation Tips

Granada Tile

As with installing cement floor tiles, the surface should be flat, smooth, and dry and any loose paint or cracked surfaces should be scraped off and patched. If you use a tool, such as a rubber hammer, micro-cracks will start to appear over time.)

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3 Tips for Sprucing Up Your Laundry Room

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

You may dread going to your laundry room, but with the right colors, materials and tools, you can make it organized and stylish. ” Brut recommends painting the walls and ceiling white (or another light color), especially if the laundry room is a small space.

Restoring a Concrete Pond :: Repairing Cracks, Parging and Sealing with Pond Shield Epoxy

Building Moxie

Paint with Pond Shield. To put 10 mils into context, the internet says a standard coat of interior paint is generally between four and five millimeters thick. So basically, Pond Shield needs to be applied twice as thick as a single coat of interior paint.

Avente Tile Talk: Cement Tile Designs That Impress!

Tile Talk

Other than slight changes being made to the materials and tools over the years, the manufacturing process remains the same. hand painted tile. Across the Color Spectrum: Painting by Lauralee Klindt. Tuesday, October 15, 2013. Cement Tile Designs That Impress!

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4 Removable Ways to Soundproof Your Apartment

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Restrictions on painting bathrooms or re-tiling kitchen backsplashes may be annoying; however, that’s far less important than the ability to occupy your space in peace. The four simple tips below give you tools to absorb sound so you can enjoy your life in peace.

Avente Tile Talk: Interview with Lilywork Artisan Tile, LLC

Tile Talk

We self-promote via our website, and Facebook, which have been useful tools for people familiar with our business to further explore our products and concepts. hand painted tile. Across the Color Spectrum: Painting by Lauralee Klindt. Tuesday, September 17, 2013.

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