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Top 79 Wallcoverings Projects

  1. 1. Hip Rooms for Living & Dining (00:03:14)

    The brothers update two tired '80s-era rooms for a young, hip client.

  2. 2. Step 1: Plan the Layout (05:19)

    Here are tips on choosing materials and planning a layout for wainscoting.

  3. 3. Wainscoting FYI (01:10)

    Learn ways you can add value to your home by installing wainscoting.

  4. 4. Step 2: Install Plywood Panels (02:59)

    Amy Matthews shows how to hang the plywood panels for custom wainscoting.

  5. 5. How to Remove Wallpaper With Steam

    A wallpaper steamer can be rented at most home-improvement store.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 6. Step 6: Finish the Wainscot (00:47)

    Paint, stain or polyurethane is required to protect wainscot paneling.

  7. 7. How To Panel a Room

    Learn how to add dimension to a room with horizontal paneling.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 8. How to Hang Embossed Wallpaper

    Embossed wallpaper is hung much like traditional wallpaper, with just a few minor differences. Read on for step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 9. Pebble Bathroom Tile (00:01:00)

    Step up the style in a bathroom with pebble tile on floors or walls.

  10. 10. How to Create a Wall Stencil Border

    Learn how to add a stencil painted border to a wall, from DIY Network.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 11. Selecting Wallpaper

    Look here for information to help you choose the best wallpaper for your project. The professionals at the DIY Network share their tips...

  12. 12. Step 3: Install the Top Rail (01:10)

    Amy Matthews shows how to install the top rail of custom wainscoting.

  13. 13. How to Hang a Wallpaper Border

    The DIY to the Rescue crew shows how to easily hang a wallpaper border.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    --
  14. 14. How to Add Oak Wall Paneling

    Follow these instructions to add a beautiful oak finish and decorative molding to your walls.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  15. 15. How to Install Wood-Panel Wainscoting

    Learn how to install tongue-and-groove wood-panel wainscoting to freshen the style in your home.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
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