Page 24
SEPTEMBER 2014 P. 24

home solutions

Color Ideas Bright Ideas

Page 8
JULY 2012 P. 8

Thisoldhouse.com

Page 26
APRIL 2006 P. 26

around the HOUSE

Palatable Paint

By KEITH PANDOLFI
Page 24
MAY 2000 P. 24

HOUSE CALLS WITH STEVE

Ideas Notebook

Page 28
OCTOBER 2017 P. 28, 29

paint ideas

Rough Up A Wall

Slather on colors drawn from nature, then smooth out the edges—no brush, no roller, just special effects

By DEBORAH BALDWIN
Page 36
MARCH 2016 P. 36

paint ideas

Inspired By The Past

Use tape, paint, and a stencil to make this classic floor pattern shine

By DEBORAH BALDWIN
Page 38
JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2011 P. 38, 39

paint ideas

Faux Wood Grain, Fast And Easy

Acrylic glaze, latex paint, and simple tools let you put your own twist on a classic finish

By ERIC HAGERMAN
Page 20
NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2013 P. 20

home solutions

Unlock The Holiday Spirit

Page 18
JULY/AUGUST 2010 P. 18

home solutions

Wheelbarrow Planter

Page 22
SEPTEMBER 2012 P. 22

home solutions

Shutter Turned Idea Board

By ALLIE CUTLER
Page 35
SEPTEMBER 2015 P. 35

paint ideas

Two-tone Treatment

Elevate your walls with a dramatic colorblocked look

By DEBORAH BALDWIN
Page 36
AUGUST 2016 P. 36, 37

paint ideas

Revamped With A Stamp

Take a blank wall in a new direction with this easy DIY technique

By MICHELLE BRUNNER
Page 43
MARCH 2014 P. 43

paint ideas

Wake Up An Old Dresser

A two-tone treatment adds dimension and interest to a vintage furniture piece

By DEBORAH BALDWIN
Page 45
OCTOBER 2012 P. 45, 46

paint ideas

Roll On A Ceiling Medallion

Flatter your fixture with a lacy frame that suggests old-world plasterwork. With the help of a stencil and craft paint, you can do it in a flash

By DEBORAH BALDWIN
Page 49
MAY 2015 P. 49

paint ideas

Whimsical Headboard

Create a charming bed, no hammer and nails needed

By DEBORAH BALDWIN
Page 55
MAY 2011 P. 55

paint ideas

Soften Stripes With Stippling

Use tinted glaze and stiff bristles to add a suede-like effect to painted walls

By ERIC HAGERMAN
Page 59
JUNE 2014 P. 59

paint ideas

Roll On A Graphic Rug

Bold geometric squares go down quickly with an oversize stencil

By BYDEBORAH BALDWIN
Page 36
MAY 2016 P. 36

paint ideas

Well Coordinated

Brighten a hand-me-down and its surroundings with the same stripe design

By DEBORAH BALDWIN
Page 52
JULY 2012 P. 52

paint ideas

They Sprayed Their Way To Greatness

These clever readers gilded their parlor without blowing their budget

By DEBORAH BALDWIN
Page 45
JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2015 P. 45

paint ideas

Color-washed Plank Wall

Use latex paint and glaze to bring out a wood’s grain and add translucent layers of color

By DEBORAH BALDWIN

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