, A friend went with a brown berber type carpet, malty colored and it looks great Sherrie says , at pm Love your site I have four children (, , , and months) all came to us through adoption In our home we have hardwood floors, carpet (similar to what you are looking for) and ceramic
From a wood floor took lots of work but I used rubbing alcohol to take out most of it, then tea tree oil took out more, then toothpaste got the last of it out Here s the tea tree as far as not coloring on self my two year old looked like Lydia the Tattooed Lady for a few days when last seen with a Sharpie sigh I just keep
, ATT Weathered Wood Table I ve been dying After swirling my slightly wet brush in about two tablespoons of white paint I d put on a plastic plate, I painted long broad strokes with the grain ATT Weathered At one point, I felt like it looked a little striped, so I threw on a quick color wash of brown paint.
, This mid tone brown floor, made of Hawaiian Koa wood, will always be in style (Courtesy of I am talking to DC over dinner about work we d like or more accurately, I d like done on our new house before we move in He pauses, fork in Shiny gloss finishes are dated and look plastic Matte finishes
, We replaced doors, trim, hardwood floors, window trim, blinds, etc So, we decided to stain the banister and newel posts (and the wood that runs along the base of the spindles) and to paint each of the spindles a And just so you can see what it looked like before we began, in all its orange y glory .
, And this is where I am reaching out to you, my readers Would you be able to direct us to pre finished white ish looking wooden floors similar to the ones pictured I second the white floor soap, or white lye soap treatment you wash wood floor with it and it gets the whitish but still natural look to it very
, A few months ago at a decorator s show house I first saw the faux wood tile in a breakfast room, in a dark brown charcoal gray plank There is nothing more unattractive that walking into a home for sale and seeing faded laminate from windows and bad raised plastic floor joints that hold laminate floors
, Recently I shared my bath cabinet makeover with y all and mentioned the white plastic mirror And my dissatisfaction with it ) You can find it at Lowe s, by the way, for Here s what it looked like before Bath Cabinet Makeover weathered wood look It s okay but it honestly
, Update Since I first wrote this post, Paint That looks Like Wood, I have used MANY different products Using a chip brush, apply Tobacco Brown glaze all over surface, generally following the grain, (or if there is none, in the same direction) Is there a way I can paint a plastic barrel to look like wood
Mar , I installed a floor made of brown paper and polyurethane in my boy s room last year (read that post HERE), and since then I have gotten a ton of questions about it The original I m a wood flooring contractor and when I saw the first couple pics it looked like classic delamination of finish to me I instantly
, Here is a closer look at the oil stains oil based stain on art paper (one coat) Save Here they are after a second coat of stain The brown looks awkward here, but in real life it looks much more even and warm I like it a lot after the second coat, actually (not as much as the gray though) oil stain on art paper
, I knew we would be painting our main floor to a softer gray And with my white cabinets and white woodwork in the house, I wanted something less brown and more on the gray side I kept going back to the Driftwood color over and over Then I saw THIS on the Bona Instagram page And they mentioned
Watch this video to find out how to make scratches on stained or natural wood cabinets and furniture disappear using stain, colored wax, markers, or walnuts And then, you know, because it s oily, it ll stay in there really well Amy Hughes Huh Danny Lipford You know, even on these darker edges like this Look.
, I knew that the best way to lighten up the rooms and make the whole house look bigger was to paint the floors white Our contractor expressed nervous doubt He, like many traditionalists, thought that painting the wood, despite its inferiority, was sacrilege What he may not have known was that there is a