Tag: texture

Drop cloth bedroom

DIY Ideas: Drop Cloth Bedroom Projects

In a cottage-style bedroom, drop-cloth canvas lends texture. Easy to sew and paint, drop cloths come in standard sizes starting at 6 x 9 feet, which you can pick up for less than $15. A 12 x 15–foot canvas will run about $30. Ready, set, paint!

Renewed chair and side table

Easy DIY Ideas: Flea Market Reading Nook

Welcoming, cozy homes tend to have a gathered look—their style is the result of favorite pieces, old and new, blended together over the years. Create that unique appeal…

Mudcloth living room sofa

Easy DIY Ideas: Mudcloth-inspired living room

Give your living room some visual oomph with easy and creative projects that employ the graphic geometric motifs found in West African mudcloth. Don’t shy away from mixing…

Colorful bedroom

3-Step Color: A Pattern-Happy Bedroom

Play with patterns, texture and hues to create a bedroom that delights and dazzles. See how you like the changes you’ve implemented (see our last post), and as you…

Bedroom with pattern

3-Step Color: A Bedroom with Personality

There’s no doubt that the most intriguing rooms are a pleasing play of color, pattern and texture: a multilayered mix that gratifies both the eye and the soul. Power up…

Neutral bedroom overall

3-Step Color: A Neutral Bedroom

If you’re a little color-shy and want to expand your palette, build your color confidence by starting in a private space like a bedroom and begin with a…

Neutral living room

Easy Makeovers: A Neutral Color Scheme

A neutral palette could be bland, but you can change the mood by adding texture, accent hues and pattern to the mix. This living room starts with a…