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Questions about the aesthetics of, how-to and suggestions for designing and decorating a personal or commercial space.
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Interior Painting Ideas You can check out the Bob Villa site. It has some really good ideas for "bag' painting walls and faux designs. It also has a program where you can try out Bob Villa, paints on different style rooms. Or mix your own color combinations. Another suggestion: You can go to the…
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Answer Set a pair of shoes (wooden ones if you can find them) outside the door with hay and carrots for the reindeer. String cranberries as well as popcorn. For an old fashioned look (but not quite authentic as the real thing, but also not nearly as dangerous) get strands of lights shaped like …
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Actually is is possible to change the radio, and HVAC controls. Head over to www.mazda3forums.com and look under interior modifications. There is no way to change the color of the illumination on the instrument panel.This guy says you can but I tried hitting this button on my Mazda 3 and it only ch…
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Try scoring the wallpaper then spray equal parts vinegar and water on the wallpaper. call a pro. do NOT score the paper without trying to remove the vinyl fronting first. then spray the paper backing with a chemical paste remover such as DIF and pray to the wallpaper gods that it isn't hung over ba…
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The best paint to use is a semi-gloss, EXTERIOR latex house paint. Yes, exterior. The reason is that exterior house paint has fungicides added at the time of manufacture to prevent mold and mildew growth on the outside of your house. Since your bathroom happens to be a warm, wet environment perfect …
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Depends on the business, but usually at the minimum an undergraduate degree in business, accounting, administration etc...It is even more helpful if you have an MBA.Hey no its not all about the MBA/Get exeperience, get the manager attitude and get all of the fee education certificate revolving aroun…
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Yes, you can paint paneling! Yes, you can difinitely paint wall paneling. I would suggest a paint that is not flat so that if you want to clean it then it will be much easier. I had a brown paneling that was painted white some years back. You will have no problem.
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Use light, pale/pastel colors for the walls and ceilingsChoose cool paint colors to paint a room (e.g. blues and greens seem more distant)Add height to rooms by painting ceilings with the lightest shade of the wall color or a pale sky bluePaint crown moldings the same color as the wallsAvoid high co…
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That's the standard because that's what will work. One of the first lessons my daughter teaches her students in K-5 art is how these three colors can be mixed to produce any color. No other combination of colors will do this.
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The artistic technique of decorating objects like plastic or wood with cut napkins is called decoupage. There are many things that can be used for decoupage. Paper, tissue paper, photographs, and even 3 dimensional objects can be used for decoupage.
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There are hundreds of ways and materials, on my wood lathe I've used wood and metal, the latter by spinning flat sheets of metal around wooden forms, the possibilities are endless, and I might add quite beautiful.Please see related links below!
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To determine the cost to paint the exterior of a house one must know the dimensions in square footage of the existing structure. The variables would be contrasting trim, one coat coverage, and cost of labor.
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Split the area up into shapes for which you can work out the area: rectangles and triangles. Then the area of the original room is the sum of all the areas.
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Dipping a sponge in warm water, bleach, and a scrub brush, will clean outside vinyl siding. This way will take a long time, especially without soap and heavy water. The quickest and easiest way to clean the siding is to power wash it.
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1- Door & Window frames first (and the ceilings if applicable)2- Next the Walls.3- Then you finish off with the baseboards. The reason why it's important to paint the frames before the walls is that it is much easier to cut a strait line with your brush comfortably resting on a wall (compared t…
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panted blue with an ocean them For bathrooms, the 2 most important aspects of design are, respectively, 1.) lighting and 2.) reflection (mirrors).Mirrors make the bathroom look much larger and also reflect light. Light is the most important element of bathroom design: it brings out the colors and de…
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ANSWER: Yes it can. You can use it to paint paper or cardboard or walls or sheetrock material. All have layers of paper that you paint on. If you are going to paint over wallpaper, you must fill in the seams with sheetrock mud and blocksand smooth or they will show on the final coat.
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ANSWER:Go to a home improvement store and ask the paint department personel. This is what they live for. If you can find a sherwin Williams or Benjamin Moore paint store close by, they are extremely helpful in ideas and color combinations to use.
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Well i think that first of all we should ask the teenager what he or she wants then we can try to make a scenario in are head. Even better there is a site smart draw and you can make your room so that you can try so really see what she or he wants but remember that a teenager is not a baby no more s…
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when i was younger my room was pretty, with 2 light green walls, and 2 light purple pink walls. right now i want to paint my room a very cream yellow for 3 of the walls, and the fourth a very dark navy blue. if i don't do that, I'm thinking about maybe a purple color, with navy blue stripes. mayyybe…
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I have a design degree so I'll answer this one. Because you are in a smaller space, function is the word. Stay away from furniture that doesn't serve a purpose. Make the space as simple as possible. NO CLUTTER. Also, if you are buying furniture, make sure it is the same scale as the room. I wouldn't…
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try this method that I had very good luck with: 1/4 cup salt in brown paper bag(not plastic) put flowers in head first and shake vigorously this will remove any dust that has collected. Remove carefully from bag and you will nitice the difference. If long stemmed dflowers use a large paper shopping …
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I recomend a heavy polyester for a 108 inch table, due to the fact that heavy polyester is wrinkle free and easier to maintain.
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Answer WELL YOU WANT BRIGHT COLORS. SUCH AS PEACH,LT. PINK. SOMETHING THAT IS A "GOOD MOOD COLOR", I GUESS.
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Answer Lighter, just opinion. Answer A darker foundation or "base" would work better. Do a quick drawing and check it out if you can't visualize it. From the ground up, it gets lighter, and that's a more "natural" progression.
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Answer $2,474.50 Another Answer If the width of the room is 21 ft, then the length would be 45 ft (21 x 2 + 3 = 45). Since the cost of carpet is by the square yard, we need to convert the footage into yards (21 ft = 7 yds; 45 ft = 15 yds) then multiply to find the area (sq yds): 7 x 15 = 105…
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It depends . . . check the back of the paint can -- it should tell. If not, figure 350 to 400 square feet per gallon on smoothish surfaces and perhaps 200 square feet on roughish surfaces.
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There are 2 standards round and elongated. Round are about 24.5- inches x 19.5- inches x 26- inches. Elongated 30.5- inches x 19.5- inches x 26- inches.yah
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If you've never bid a painting job, contact the sales representative at the paint store that you buy your paint at and they will be glad to help you figure out how much materials you will need. You can use this information and add on your labor and profit to determine a price to bid.
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Believe it or not, it depends. There are two models of color theory, additive and subtractive. In the additive model, which is when light goes through color (think theatre lighting, video cameras, televisions), the primary colors are red, green and blue. In print (subtractive model), where light ref…
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the cabinets were not properly prepared prior to the first painting. The paint can be "stripped" off using a commercial paint stripper or your best bet is to sand the paint and cabinets down as this will need to be accomplished anyway for any furute paint to adhere properly
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New York or of a tree doesn't need to be an actual tree: Lopik, Netherlands: 366.8 meters tall, and 1997 winner of the World Guinness book of Records 'largest Christmas tree in the world'.
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Answer You could decorate the room in gender-neutral colours or colours such as beige, brown, yellow, red or blue. Keep it simple- don't overdo it. But you could make the lightig interesting such as put up some fairy lights in black and red up around the room. Or place posters of the things the p…
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1 gallon per 400 square feet. However, this will depend on how rough the surface is and how different the current area to be covered is. If it's a smooth surface and you're painting a similar color, 1 gallon should cover 400 sq. feet. But if it's a rough surface or hard color to cover, then 200 sq. …
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There is no specific person who established paint. However, paint became popular in the 17th century due to the Dutch making it popular.
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It would create a light shade of brown. Of course, it depends on what type of green it is and the tone of the pink.If you think about it, green is made from yellow and blue. A combination of Yellow, Blue, and Red would result in brown.
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Home buyers and new homeowners believe that bathtub overflows will prevent their bathtubs from overflowing due to an unattended filling operation. This belief is also held by many building inspectors and building code officials. This belief is a myth. Here is how bathtub overflows came to be: 10…
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When I painted I always asked 50.00 per window. That was painting and replacing the window putty. It is 1000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000.00 Dollars
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To make pink, you mix red and white.
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Behr thinks so, I believe they are correct. I've used both. Try a blind paint test. Pour out some Behr Premium Plus Ultra and some Sherwin Williams Duration. Have someone roll both on a white primed piece of drywall. Watch the coverage. It's visually distinct. Behr wins hands down. Now try Behr Pre…
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marble is porous and stains easily
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It depends on the type of roof. A single story low pitch asphalt shingle roof will cost around $40 - $80 per square (100 sq. ft.) to tear off and $75 - $100 per square to install new shingles. If the plywood sheathing underneath is damaged, it will cost extra, up to $50 per sheet replaced. Some cont…
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As with any business, It all depends on your risk exposure. Are you painting 2 or 3 houses per year? or are you painting 500 houses a year? The premium will reflect the overall exposure.
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Chris is, it didn't say the width of either room only the total length of each room is the same, there is still the unmeasured width of the rectangular room. The square room is 12 yards long so we know that the perimeter is 48 yard. That is 12 yards times 4 sides equals 48 yards total.The rectangula…
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pink and black red and black pink and brown yellow and blue pink and white red and white light purple and light blue -lime green and different shades of blue dark blue and dark purple black and orange light purple and white blue and orange(sometimes) -blue and silver green and white ora…
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This answer is assuming that you are asking about house paint. It really depends on the brown. If it is a brown that leans toward a green, then the pink will cancel out some of the green and the lightness of the pink will bring it towards a tan or beige. If it's already leaning toward red, like a ma…
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Use the colors they like..boyish..do they like skateboarding...
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The standard dimensions for a toilet can vary depending on the country you live in. The American standard is either 14 or 15 inches.
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To draw a Rose you draw a starting petal in the middle and keep doing that with big petals all around it till it looks like a Rose.
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It depends on the quality of the paint. Higher quality house paints dry darker while paints made only for coverage and price tend to dry lighter.
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you should have posters of what you want and pink wallpaper and you should have your
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examples plasticRubberoil
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it is lot of fun
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The key to success in decorating a boutique may lie in picking a theme for the store and then playing on it in various ways in different corners of the shoppe. Depending on the size of the store, it might be possible to have a few "related themes" going on inside the space. As a shoppers move from a…
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Geometry is actually widely used in the landscaping industry; it is used to consider the height of shrubs as well as the dimensions of a garden and its placement, and dimensions of the material which should be used. Architects use an incredibly large amount of geometry. This ranges from determining …
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Multiply the numbers together: 1800 sq ft
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There are many, many websites that will help you decorate your home. Almost every interior decorator has a blog, or a homepage etc. Personally, I really like the way that the television networks like hgtv and TLC handle this. (Shameless plug in 10, 9, 8, 7.....just kidding. I am not trying to sell y…
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In small spaces you need to think vertically. Shelving that goes all the way to the ceiling will help. Look closely at immoveable space, like the area under the bed, for storage. You might look into a drop down work space instead of a desk, but this will only work if you are neat and organised. …
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A coat of shellac can be placed over polyurethane. You should use de-waxed shellac if you plan on placing more polyurethane on in the future.
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because the colours would mix together, making the results unreliable
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example of mangling painting
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Furnish thy room in the name of satin with the blood of innocence.
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Add beaded curtains or a funky lamp. Add a dark contrasting colour somewhere in the room to reduce the zing of the orange and give it a little finesse. Dark brown, black or deep blue are possibilities
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A nice colour that goes with aqua is a bright pink but not hot pink.
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VOC paint stands for volatile organic compounds. VOC are found in many paints and other products. VOC's emit gases from certain room temperature solids and liquids.
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Will Wallpaper sizing work hanging wallpaper over wallpaper~~~~~~Yes, but it has been my experience that you will never be fully happy with the results. I always remove old wallpaper prior to changing to a different wall-covering. It just makes for a better finished job. Note: If you decide to remov…
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Black and pink, as you may have noticed, are natural colours that easily go together themselves. Without the help or need of other colours matching with these colours, it will go great together. If you want a colour going with PINK, there's green and yellow and purple and orange and BLACK and red, a…
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It depends... but here are a few examples and which primer to use.Drywall Primer: This primer's purpose is to seal new drywall so that the next 2 coats of paint end up creating a nice even finish. If you don't have access to drywall primer you could always just use regular paint… however it is bes…
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Where flies tend to hang out, like near garbage cans, doors or windows.
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maybe fushia with white furniture...or black and red
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The coverage of paint depends on the texture of the surface that is being painted. Theoretically, a quart of ordinary house paint, spread at 4 mils thickness on a smooth surface will cover 100 square feet. However, as texture of the surface increases, the coverage will drop. A quart of paint could y…
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There are many different fall decorating ideas. I love different table setting ideas, like using a minature grapevine pumpkin for a placecard holder. Or making a pumpkin topiary for your front entryway. Using natural elements in fall decorating always adds a level of elegance.
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It depends who's buying...Benjamin Moore's primary customers are the RESIDENTIAL DIY's. To these customers, the main criteria in defining a "good paint" is based on the ease of application (how forgiving is the paint) and scrubability (washable as it is most often referred as... although they are 2 …
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It's very important to keep your room clean. When things are left lying around it collects dust wich isn't healthy. When you enter your room and you find clothes lying on the floor, strapped over your bed or papers scattered all over your desk, this will put stress on you, especially when there's no…
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It depends, to some extent on where you live or if you are building on a golf course where the lot price will kill you! The average can be anywhere from $80 a square foot to $300. I'd plan on around $125. Also, it is always cheaper to build UP instead of OUT. So a 2 story house with 4 bedrooms w…
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It depends on the levels of VOC.
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because she was inspired to paint by other artists, she was intrigued in art when she went to the Jackson Pollock exhibition in London then she realised she wanted to paint black and white pictures for other people so they could admire her work.
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According to the 2004 National Painting Cost Estimator, exterior siding painting costs range from $25 to $70 per 100 square feet. The actual cost varies with the type of siding and the condition of the siding. Vinyl and aluminum surfaces are on the cheaper end of the spectrum whereas cedar and other…
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Yes, they are edible.
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Too frecking much!
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Deluxe room is that type of room where you can find better and qualitative facilities than in standard room.mainly deluxe room have a king size bed.
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i dont know and who cares
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By distillation of seedlac
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Labor is usually the major cost of installing trim..baseboard and chair rails are pretty quick and easy, crown molding is a bit more difficult. Painting and finishing often takes longer than installation. In any case in a bedroom with the right tools is shouldn't take more than 30 minutes to install…
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Yellow,Red,Orange,Purple,Blue,Pink,&White.
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First you need to get a pressure washer and wash down the entire outside of home. The next day you will need to use a scraper or putty knife and scrape off all old loose peeling paint or anything chipped, then you put on a good quality primer, I recommend Kilz 2, its is latex as well. Primer all spo…
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If you are painting over a semi gloss paint you wand to use trisodium phosphate or TSP on the wall before you start painting. This is a deglosser that will allow whatever paint you are using to adhere to the wall.tip: After using TSP on the wall, give it a soap and water wash to prevent the phosphat…
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No, spray painting the stump will only seal the wound on the stump. New growth could still sprout from the remaining trunk and root structure.
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Start off by picking a color scheme that you like for a specific room, and once it is painted use your creativity to finish the room. You want to put accessories to make it really nice.
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Well Start off with the 8 year old girl's favorite color make the walls that color and the same color on the floor make the floor kinda fluffy. Then the curtains does not matter that much but if you wish do it light colors are best. Now on to the furniture use stuffed animals it makes the room "roo…
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