Applying wall moulding to your space is a great way to incorporate line and shape into your room, and brings with it a classy and sophisticated feel. We recently adding panels to a small room in a house we are working on and here’s how we did it:
What you will need:
–MDF chair-rail moulding (1-2″ wide)
– mitre saw (45 degrees)
– measuring tape
– wood filler
– paintable caulking and gun
– stud/metal finder
Planning out your design. You need to know exactly where each panel will go and ensure that each box is visually appealing. We first measured the wall to see the width of it and divided it by the number of panels, giving space in between each panel approximately 6″ and 2′ off the ground and 1′ down from the ceiling. You need to know how many pieces you need to cut and of what size before you begin.
Measure how long each piece of chair rail needs to be with a pencil then using a 45 degree angle to cut your chair-rail (using a mitre saw helps). Cutting in opposite directions on every other piece to form a 90 degree angle.
Apply caulking on the back of each piece and carefully stick it to the wall to form your perfect rectangle panel. For extra support (we found that some of the pieces of wood were a bit curved therefore making it harder to stick to the wall) use a stud/metal finder to see where to hammer in a nail or two for extra support.
Fill the holes and uneven edges with wood filler and smooth with a damp finger.
Wait at least 24 hours to dry, sand over any bumpy edges and paint over!
Enjoy your new sophisticated space.
Whatever you call this colour- moss, olive, army, it is one of the biggest crazes of fall. Olive green is a trend that will never go out of style as it is a great hue to serve as a neutral base. I pairs well with everyone’s personal style and wardrobe and looks great on all skin tones.
Keep your eye out next week, as you’ll be seeing plenty of this colour on the streets at Toronto Fashion Week.
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Can you feel it!? Fall is in the air, so what better time to bundle up in your new favourite and cozy knit?
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Our second sweater comes in black, grey and cream. This turtleneck cozy knit is perfect to be paired with anything- jeans, a pair of dress pants or even a skirt and tights.
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