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Questions about the aesthetics of, how-to and suggestions for designing and decorating a personal or commercial space.
well if the mirror has a frame then you could paint it multicolored  it really depends on who's room it is in because you couldn't have  a rainbow mirror in an old man's room. So anything would do as long  as it is in the right place
yes i used to have them and it looked stunning especially with a  soft pastely color (like lavender or baby pink) but you can have it  in any colored room you like.
Sure. I've painted beauty salons in every colour you can imagine. The key to making it work is how you accessorize. Gray is good because it's neutral and allows you to choose accessories that create any atmosphere you want. Modern, contemporary, kitsch, funky, classical, folksy.. I suggest that you...
 Nwankwo Kanu is one of the most decorated players in the  history of African football
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 ...
Lovely as this finish is, it is time consuming and quite expensive, not to mention not very easy to clean. I would not recommend doing this treatment in a hallway, kitchen, bathroom or any other high-traffic area... but it would lend a certain luxuriousness to a bedroom or even a formal living room....
 Rococo "Late Baroque", is an 18th-century artistic movement and  style, affecting many aspects of the arts including  painting, sculpture, architecture, interior design, decoration,  literature, music, and theatre. It developed in the early 18th  century in Paris, France as a reaction against...
Fred Meyer stores carries various brands of paint. Some of their  most popular brands are Miller Paint and Dutch Boy.
Actually is is possible to change the radio, and HVAC controls. Head over to www.mazda3forums.com and look under interior modifications. Answer 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...
A large feather is best, but fine longer haired brushes also work. To make good lines it is best to slowly roll your veining tool between your fingers as you jerk and wiggle your arm across the surface. I often look away for a couple inches so that the lines don't look too controlled.
Are you talking about wood that is maple colour? All wood has itsown characteristic colour and grain pattern. To choose wallcolours, wall paper or fabrics that will enhance your maple woodpiece, think about the main hues in the finish. Do you like coloursto contrast or marry? As a good starting...
Depends on what kind of black it is. Is it glossy or matte, is it very dark or light black... Also depends on how big the room is in comparison to the size of the furniture. Black is a classically neutral colour. It looks great with any colour you can think of. If you are looking for inspiration...
Colour is powerful. Colour can lift our mood so selecting the rightshade of a colour for a room is vital. Pastel pink is trending thisyear. If you are creating a soft look dried flowers are sobeautiful in any room. For a bed room you could use a duck egg bluechair against a light pink wall. If you...
If the curtains and the drape are in the same colours, or contains the same patterns - yes, they match.
The oldest and easiest way I know of is to light the candle and let the wax drip into the bottom of the holder and then set the candle in a straight position into the warm wax. You can also use floral clay or any similar material in place of the wax.
It can. Burt be careful of the "bluish" part of the grey. It might make the room look "bedroomy." Better to have a grey that goes more to taupe - which is an excellent color to compliment soft yellow.
Batik, with wax, fabric pens, sewing, applique and embroidery.
External decorations in terms of drama definition means the things  used to change or transform the physical appearence of a  character.................P.S this answer is coming from a 11 years  old child. Answer.com I would be verry shame of this p.s I am from  jamaica
Going from RED to Green Red-Purple, Purple, Blue-purple, Blue, Blue-Green Going from GREEN to RED Yellow-Green, Yellow, Yellow-Orange, Orange, Red-Orange.
for me personally i think a brownish looks good with wood.
Okay. When i was a child, i had a younger sister. Let me tell you, we HATED it because we had to share rooms. If at all possible, i would try to get 2 rooms. But, back to the question. I would try to get 2 different beds, on opposite sides of the room. Have the boys toys on his side and the girls on...
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If all of your trim, including the shutters are green, you can: 1) pick a different shade of the green, to keep the colour scheme. 2) use a different shade of the yellow, also to keep the colour scheme going. 3) pick a white, which goes with very nearly everything. 4) paint it blue, it will...
In decorating, lines are used in many ways. Lines guide the eye to focal points. Lines are also used to create designs within a space. Another way lines are used is to give the appearance of a higher ceiling or longer room depending on whether the lines are vertical or horizontal.
For wall hangings, you should design how it can be hung at the time you're designing the hanging. You should also consider the strength of the support in relation to the weight of the hanging. Gauge the appropriate size of hangings to the space where you plan to hang them before you start. An...
I look forward to the day Google removes pages like this from their  search results.
An attic bedroom (see Comments) is a great space to decorate. Start by looking at your wardrobe... What is your favourite colour (or the colour you wear the most often. This is a great place to get your ideas. If the colours you wear most are dark, you may not want to paint all your walls quite...
Contact the manufacturer and ask if an MSDS (Material Data Safety Sheet) is available for the product.
Only if ingested. The chemical properties that make wet paint dangerous don't go away just because it dried.
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.
Preparing an Exterior Surface for Painting    It's ideal to have a clean surface before you start painting  whether interior or exterior. As opposed to an interior painting  job, when it comes to clean an exterior surface, you should be able  to use a pressure washer run with an air...
  Depends on many factors. square footage, amount of furniture and texture of the walls.   Visit ProColorLLc.com for more info. those guys are paint estimating pros. and give many tips on interior painting.
These terms are often used when selecting a hotel room. A  Standard room will be one of the cheapest and contain very little  extra. A Deluxe room is moderately priced and have a few more  features. Superior is the most expensive of the three and comes  more fully equipped.   But what each of...
In an office with no windows your best choice is to place the desk in the area of the best light. Adding task lighting will also help. If you are an easily distracted person put the desk at a 90 degree angle to the door. I prefer to have my chair on the hinge side of the door because someone...
The first place to go is to the child. Ask him or her what colours they like. You would be surprised how sophisticated a twelve year old's decoration sense is. Admittedly you may get a request for a back or purple of lime green room, but these are all things you can work with. A client's...
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...
vinyl cause latex is more of a rubbery glove
  Answer:   Normally no. The Ceiling should be painted a lighter coler to add openness to the room.Usually ceiling white or about three shades lighter on the color chart (or more). This makes a room feel more open and not so closed in. Hope this helps.
Neutral cure silicone sealant are used in places where there is metal present. like galvanised iron , zincalume, aluminum flashing's, etc where acids can be harmful to the materials that hold the seal. however these silicone's are suitable for most sealing applications in any case.
In my time I have used garland over windows in place of valances; along banisters; on fireplace mantels, and to enhance the curve of an archway between my living room and dining room. They can be lighted, or not,depending on your taste, and the availability of an outlet. You can add silk flowers...
Sure. You can do it a variety of ways. One popular treatment is to create stripes that run horizontally across the wall. In a room with a chair rail, you often see one color above the rail and a second complimentary color below. Ragging or sponge painting one color over another is another example.
Actually, lime is big right now as is grey. An antique white or ivory to be more conservative. Shades of soft brown or tan are sophisticated. Just DO NOT paint the wall white! Aqua blue is a soothing cool colour. If you are painting a bedroom or other "quiet" room, you may want to combine it with...
If you don't want to start over, get a soft cream paint and glaze mixture and do a rag or sponge treatment over the orange to soften it and lighten it. I had this happen with a client, and her reaction was to want to completely redo the room. I talked her into letting me do a "wash" over it, to...
Any blue of the same colour family as the tiles, however, be aware blue is a cool colour. White, or aqua will also work. The white is a "safe" if somewhat boring choice. Yellow and blue look nice together, but not everyone likes yellow in a bathroom as it can cast an odd tone on your skin when you...
Standard paint stripper will work. Apply and let sit as directed. Wipe off the film afterwords with a plastic scrapper (no metal) and a rag. Repeat as needed. If you get stuff that wont come off, make sure it's dry and use 150 grit sand paper to lightly sand it off. Marble is soft, so it will...
Read your own question! The square footage is 20!
Answer . It's a big job, but you can use a putty knife to get the loose paint off then 'rough sand' the rest of the ceiling and paint. Be sure the ceiling is even and if there are any dents from the paint peeling then you'll have to plaster those first, then 'rough sand.'
Assuming the room is 9 ft by 14 ft (the question does not say so), the area would be 9*14 = 126 square feet
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...
For drama, and scale and in hot climates a high ceiling is best. It leaves room for crown mouldings and wall treatments that have scale. It also gives the warm air a place to go, leaving the lower areas relatively cooler. For an intimate or cozy feeling, there is nothing better than a room with...
It wouldn't be "silly" but it would be difficult to do, and hard to live with. I have done two rooms in black over many years. One was a bathroom, which was very nice and well received by the client, however, if you think about it, no one spends a lot of time in a bathroom. Making it easier to...
Depending on the walls the color might be either green or simply blue. My room has green and blue walls, I have white colors but soon going to get blue and green. What colors one like is ultimately up to ones own preferences.Whether one add colors to tone up the carpet (make it stand out) or add...
Just regular latex paint. Just don't paint the sprinkler heads or they will have to be replaced.
If you ask twelve people that question you will not get the same answer from all of them. There are several schools of thought. 1) The moldings should match the rest of the house. There is a lot to be said for the idea that all the molding in a house should be the same, be it natural or...
$9-$12 Does anyone know how far it goes?
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Light colours will help in this situation. If you like yellows, a soft butter-yellow on the walls will add brightness and warmth. Use cool blues and greys in your linens and accessories for a comfortable style. Try to avoid painting the room white, it usually just looks unfinished. That said,...
For a woman... I have always recommended a deep burgundy, wine or maroon colour for your accent wall (usually the one the head of your bed is on) and a lighter tone (pink) of the same colour on the other three walls. Trim work is best done in white. The sensuality of the room will come from the...
Chili red has a slightly orange under-tone and peach is a pale variation on orange. As long as the two are in the same colour family you can get away with it, however, I strongly recommend using the peach on most of it and the chili as an accent colour.
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Handrail requirements vary by municipality. 36-40 inches is common.
No, chalkboards are a porous material.
Adhesives work very well on most (if not all) metal surfaces as long as the surface is exceptionally clean and in particular free of oil or grease. A general key that can be used when choosing an adhesive is to figure out if what you are sticking on is going to be able to move slightly or not.Super...
You can just get it at Lowe's or Menard's.
The acrylic and pigmentation acts as a UV filter against the sun. Also, most water-based stains are actually an emulsion with acrylic resin and an oil based component that will help to penetrate and nourish the wood.
It would be helpful to have a description of the painting about which you are inquiring. Perhaps you are referring to Portrait of a Pig, which is frequently used to illustrate Jamie Wyeth's work. Jamie Wyeth comes from a multi-generational family of artists. He is the son of Andrew Wyeth, best...
To enhance the warmth of the peach colour, use brown (from dark chocolate to medium brown). The complimentary colour to Orange (also peach) is blue using it will make the peach "peachier" and the blue bluer. Use a green to get a brighter room.
You divide it up into regular shapes: rectangles, triangles, semicircles. Then use the formulae for these shapes and add the results together. If you cannot do that - because the shape is just too irregular, draw a scaled version of the shape on a board of uniform thickness. Cut the shape out and...
You can get materials for theme decorations at: a dollar storea party storea craft and hobby shopLook for a poster with Hawaiian scenery cut into panels to fit the locker panels. Anytime you are at a mall, scan the little boutique shops for miscellaneous bits and pieces that will enhance your design...
I would do white for a very clean, fresh look. I would add in some black accents or accessories to balance it out. It will look great! Make sure the fixtures are not too dated, or it will all look a little tired. Think chic, classic London or NYC vintage apartment.
Hammer paint (or hammered paint) is a special lacquer with a surface that looks like hammered metal when dried. The slightly iridescent areas are caused by the different orientation of very small shiny particles which are suspended in the lacquer. These particles are often made of the mineral mica....
First, let me say I was very impressed that someone your age was thinking in a cost conscious way, which I know your parents will appreciate. The simplest thing to do is to decide on an accent color for your room that you love and carry that out in throw pillows, bed skirt, area rug, and decorative...
You need to strins some magnetic beads together.
Many colors will pair well with teal carpet. Try something in the  brown or beige family. Also, white, pale yellow and grey will work  nicely.
 If it is a Jugle themed room, I hope it is for the kids.  There are a few areas on which I will focus:   Walls  The walls are central to a jungle-themed room. You want to  recreate the feeling of the rain forest on all four sides, so start  your decorating by deciding if you want paint,...
yellow its so bright and energetic
Wallpaper removal can be easy or tricky, depending on the type of wallpaper, your time, and your patience. Next time you paper, consider using a repositionable, removable, and reusable wallpaper and you'll not only avoid the trouble associated with later removal, but you'll be able to install it...
You would want a light brown or beige it all depends on what room it is and what colors you like. I have burgundy ones and they look awesome. If you wore dark brown pants, what color top/shirt would you wear?... Hope this helps....
While it may seem boring now with just one color of paint on the walls and without accent color. Painting the room in light colors-beige, light blue, a shade of white (and there are many!) will make the room appear larger. Also, declutter; all of us tend to put too much unnecessary "stuff" in a room...
Paint a wall with music notes on it. Or make a collage of music  sheets. Buy a vintage music sheet holder ( can put papers on it or  a fake flower like you won it from a recital). Put a musical  instrument out. Get a colorful bedspread with black and white  accents. Then get some cute throw...
It depends on your interest.Decorate your room with your personality.
That will depend on the shades of the blue and green, where the green is and your personal taste. Many such combination look wonderful together.
When choosing window treatments for your new home or renovation project, it's often difficult to determine what color your pieces should be. Should they be a neutral addition to the room, or pack a punch of color? I think it's safe to say that curtains and shades are openly accepted and appreciated...
  Because a brush leaves a thicker coat of paint. When you use a roller a common mistake is to spread the paint over too large area. Also you paint over the cut in bits of wall making the coat even thicker in those places.   === ANSWER: ===   Its because of shadow. The open wall has little...
From what I can tell from your question it seems like you are asking who manufactures silk vision flowers. I don't know any 'Silk vision flowers' but I know that there are silk flowers and many companies produce these kinds of flowers.
The best choice for your room is your favourite colour. If you like a very dark colour, you may want to check with your parents before painting the entire room that colour. If they are not in favour of the whole room in an intense colour perhaps you could either paint just one wall (your feature...
Grey and black are neutral colours. This means you can paint any colour walls in that room and have it look good.
Sponge painting is done in one of two manners. Addition or subtraction. Addition - apply a solid base coat of your choice. Foe latex or acrylic - Mix your second colour - 1 part faux finishing compound, 1/2 part water, 2 parts paint, pour into a clean paint tray, dip your sea sponge into the paint...