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Create custom patterned flooring–no grout or tile-laying experience required–with this inspiring tutorial for making a patterned floor with linoleum tile!Continue Reading
Black and white checkerboard floors are classic and you can create them without setting a single tile. I transformed my tile entry way with paint and you can too!Continue Reading
Meg and her husband take their bedroom in their Brooklyn apartment, and transform it from an unfinished room into an urban oasis. In this first of three DIY Bedroom videos, the Coles show you how to paint a room, lay down Ikea click-together floor, and add trim to a baseboard. Stay tuned for the next installation where Meg makes an upholstered headboard.
Paint calulator: http://www.benjaminmoore.com/en-ca/for-your-home/paint-calculator-estimate-how-much-paint-you-ll-needContinue Reading
A Seattle family exposed to the virulent penny floor meme has contracted a more expensive (and therefore probably less contagious) mutant strain that metabolizes nickels instead of pennies. I do like the different color effect this achieves, but by my math (and depending on how much space you leave between the coins) penny flooring costs between $2.50 and $3.00 per square foot, whereas nickel flooring costs four times as much ($10-$12). I did not bother to compute costs for quarter-, dime- (ouch), or Sacagawea dollar-flooring, on the assumption that no one would ever go there. But if they do, please, nobody tell me about it.Continue Reading
Apartment Therapy has a great DIY up showing how to totally transform a bad floor into a good one. Whether you are renting or on a budget, this project will make all the difference.Continue Reading
The entryway of The Standard Grill, in Manhattan, is tiled with thousands of US pennies, set in a black matrix. Looks like between one and two dollar’s worth of pennies per square foot, which is comparable to ceramic tile, price-wise, but a whole lot more interesting IMHO. Via NOTCOT. More: How-to install a penny countertop […]Continue Reading