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Top 80 Wallcoverings Projects

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. How to Install Recessed-Panel Wainscoting

    Paneled wainscoting gives a sophisticated look to any room. Get easy step-by-step instructions to create it in your home.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 3. How to Use Wall Coverings as Accents

    Explore some of the other types of wall coverings on the market -- and some of their many uses besides just papering walls.

    Time:
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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  4. 4. Hip Rooms for Living & Dining (00:03:14)

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

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

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

  6. 6. Wainscoting FYI (01:10)

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

  7. 7. How to Add Wainscoting to Your Walls

    Wainscoting is an inexpensive way to add a warm, elegant look to your decor, and can be done in a variety of colors and types to suit y...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 8. Step 2: Install Plywood Panels (02:59)

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

  9. 9. Step 6: Finish the Wainscot (00:47)

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

  10. 10. How to Install Oak Stile-and-Rail Wainscoting

    DIY's Man Caves adds some traditional rail wainscoting and style to the fantasy basement bar of a huge Celtic fan.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 11. Pebble Bathroom Tile (00:01:00)

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

  12. 12. How to Paint Over Paneling

    If a kitchen looks dated because of dark paneling, it can easily be brightened up with a few coats of paint. Lighter walls are much mor...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 13. How to Remove a Linen Cloth Wall Covering from Plaster Walls

    Find out how one couple removes a linen cloth wall covering from a plaster wall with these step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 14. 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...

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

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

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