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Top 80 Wallcoverings Projects

  1. 31. Step 5: Install the Baseboard (01:14)

    Here's how to install the remaining trim pieces for custom wainscoting.

  2. 32. How To Stencil a Trompe l'Oeil Effect

    Stencils can help create a trompe l'oeil effect for those do-it-yourselfers who aren't comfortable with freehand painting.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 33. How to Remove Wallpaper With Solvent

    Applying a wallpaper removal solvent can help make wallpaper removal easier.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 34. 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
  5. 35. How to Apply Wallpaper

    If you approach the task of hanging wallpaper correctly, you can have professional-looking results the first time.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 36. How to Install Wainscoting (12:40)

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

  7. 37. How to Install Tongue-and-Groove Wainscot Paneling

    There are many way to add wall paneling. Sturdy, interlocking boards give a more dimensional look than flat-plywood type paneling.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
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  8. 38. How to Remove Wallpaper

    The process of removing wallpaper consists mainly of deactivating the adhesive that holds it to the wall. Gadgets and gels can help, bu...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 39. How to Install Bamboo Paneling

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to easily install bamboo paneling on top of drywall.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 40. How to Add a Gold Leaf Finish to Embossed Wallpaper

    This gold-leaf finish for an embossed wall or ceiling is made affordable with the use of composition-metal gold leaf.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 41. 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
  12. 42. Step 3: Install the Top Rail (01:10)

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

  13. 43. 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
  14. 44. Create a Poplar Planking Wall Covering

    For a beach-house look that's oceans away from drywall, install wood planks on an accent wall.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 45. How to Paint Paneling

    Painting paneling can be a labor intensive job, but the results are worth it. It can brighten up a room and give it a whole new look.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate

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