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Top 80 Wallcoverings Projects

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. How To Make Over a Mirror Frame and Wall Panel

    The mirror receives a rejuvenating paint treatment, and panels are marked off and painted to give the walls texture.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 3. 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
  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. EazyWallz Wall Murals (00:01:52)

    EazyWallz wall murals provide an artistic solution to boring bare walls.

  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. How To Create Faux Leather Using Kraft Paper

    Layers of ordinary brown kraft paper, covered by a polyurethane glaze, give a warm, rich texture reminiscent of leather.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. How to Lighten Paneling with Paint

    DIY experts give this space a bright new look by simply painting the paneling and hearth to make the most of the natural light.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  11. 11. Step 3: Install the Top Rail (01:10)

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

  12. 12. How To Create Sheet-Covered Walls

    Covering an entire bathroom -- both walls and ceiling -- with pleated sheets is an exotic way to hide unattractive walls.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  13. 13. How to Install Wainscoting (12:40)

    Here's how to create custom wainscoting to give a room an elegant upgrade.

  14. 14. Wainscoting FYI (01:10)

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

  15. 15. How to Repair Torn Wallpaper

    You can use a procedure known as the "torn-patch method" to repair tears in your wallpaper.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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