maple ridge dream home ideas
For a construction-free solution, you can also try painting a standard switch or outlet or having a skilled painter match the look of your backsplash. A little careful color matching can leave you with a perfectly camouflaged switch plate at a much lower cost than a material replacement. Just be sure any outlets are disconnected from power before painting.
The houseboat’s woodsy cabin charm continues with a Victorian-inspired custom Dutch door. The walls also have a rustic feel. “There is no Sheetrock, so we used pine boards and just whitewashed them,” Freeman says. “As it dries and changes with the weather, the wood cracks and shows a patina. Anything that happens with kayaks or dogs or whatever doesn’t matter. It just adds to the character.”
5. Off-center art. Is that favorite framed keepsake a little too small for the wall? Not when it’s off-center on purpose. Anyone can hang a perfectly sized piece centered over a sofa or bed, but if you have a must-display piece that doesn’t happen to be the right dimensions, try hanging it off to one side and a little low for a quirky asymmetrical look that feels artistic. The same strategy works on a shelf or mantel, or over a table. Just remember: “low and off to one side,” and let that otherwise wimpy piece become a stroke of decorating genius.
warm interior brick wall (brick could coordinate with or be same as exterior). Might be appropriate for making arched divider into dining area and also for outside wall bordering sunroom in dining area...also may be a good choice for kitchen accents and for backdrop to the woodstove (rather than stone).
butler pantry sink?