I live in a small, cute, mobile home in the country. The main problem concerning my home is the horrible interior walls. The trim screams "these walls are stapled together" and the wallpaper is bold in a way I can't appreciate for the next numerous years. What can I do to cover press board paisleys and fix the tacky trim?
This is Offbeat Home's archive of wallpaper posts.
After a Twitter exchange with Homie iLiveinmylab about whether or not I had seen the newest French Bull kitchen knife, I got to thinking… What OTHER amazing and brightly colored housewares does French Bull have to offer? The answer was stunning as it was downright colorful to the point of hurting my eyeballs.
Curbed ran a little highlight of an almost-$6-million-dollar apartment in Manhattan with three bedrooms — one of which is a fully pimped ode to Star Wars. This thing comes complete with full wall-and-ceiling starscapes, a large model of the Millenium Falcon, and shockingly-cute accessories that make the whole place look chic, not at all weird.
Design firm ZNAK made me think about wallpaper in a whole new way. Never thought I'd say that; it kind of seems like wallpaper has gone through all possible iterations. At least until, you know, it starts changing in response to our moods or the weather or the size of our bank accounts or something.
So what'd they do?
A collection of vintage wallpapers: some are loud and overpowering, others are just the right amount of zing. In pinks, reds, yellows, and one really powerful red, black, and white pattern.
Wall graphics are super popular, but the selection of designs can be limited or expensive. That said, they're easy to make. Ready to see how?
Even when you have the ability to paint, you might not always have the energy OR the budget. There are a few surprises in this list of ten ways to work with a wall sans-paint.
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