How I spent my Summer Vacation
It's midnight and I have to get up at 6am for an appointment, but I still have a couple of hours of stuff I need to do. Hooray for vacation! It seems that my nature abhors a vacuum. The notion of "taking a month off" has in truth been more like "cramming every project possible…
How to Paint Vinyl Floors: Long-Lasting Results | Designer Trapped
Painting vinyl floors is an affordable way give your room a fun fresh update! This quick tutorial produces a floor that is durable and long lasting.
Classical Invention | The Architecture of John B. Murray - Quintessence
Classical Invention | The Architecture of John B. Murray is a volume for all who love classical architecture interpreted for today's lifestyle.
How To: Paint a Wood Floor
The first time I heard about someone painting a wood floor I was skeptical. Would it last? Could you scrub it? And why would you do it to begin with?Some years later, my wife and I moved into a house with stairs with wooden treads that were worn, stained, gouged and splintered. With not much […]
Big Style, Small Budget
How small? Good question. Depends on a few things like the time you want to invest and the scale of the project. So it really depends on you. We’ve rounded up a few transformations that will satisfy every DIY spirit.
Painted Sub Floors... Over a Year Later
Pink and Polka Dot wants to feature my painted floors on her blog. I'm thrilled and excited and... inspired to finally do an update. By the way, Pink and Polka Dot is having a slipcover link up on Friday. I love slipcovers and can't wait to see all the ideas. My Loft - photo taken last year When I first researched painted floors, I was curious to know what people thought of their floors a year or so down the road. I didn't see much on that at all. This post should help fill that gap. I…
LL Flooring | These Are The Floors Homes Are Built On
No lumber. No liquidation. Just quality flooring, and a team of flooring experts to help you every step of the way. Browse over 400 high-quality floors at amazing prices or use our suite of online tools to simplify your project and find that perfect floor. Complete the job with the matching moldings and accessories or have it installed. Wherever you're at in your project, we're here to help
9 Things You Never Thought to Paint—But Should
When you're picking up a can of paint in your favorite color, 9 times out of 10 it's destined to land on a wall. But there are so many other surprising accents and fixtures around the house that could also benefit from a fresh coat of paint. Got an appliance that's becoming an eyesore? Paint it! Your wooden floors are a bit worse for wear? Cover them up! This makeover in a can works on so many more surfaces than you've ever imagined. Here, 9 creative paint jobs to inspire your own colorful…