Love this material being used!
I recently undertook some minor home improvement at my house a few weeks ago. Surprisingly, it is extremely therapeutic and relaxing to be shedding the old skins of my house and putting up a new look and a new face to this old lady. My house was built in the 1930s and has the lovely horsehair plaster as most of the base for the walls. Anyone who has used or dealt with horsehair plaster knows that you pretty much look at it and it will crumble.
I tackled my bedroom as the first room in the house to strip the wallpaper that was attached and tackle some way to either A. salvage the horsehair plaster and paint it or B. rip it down and put up gyp board. As crazy as this sounds, the horsehair plaster was actually in decent shape. A few coats of Kilz and the new Glidden paint from Home Depot (The paint that fills in the cracks and minor holes) the walls look absolutely amazing. I was extremely shocked that they were in such great shape and that this new paint from Glidden worked so well.
Next project is to tackle the pantry and downstairs 1/2 bathroom which had a blue and tan checkerboard patterned wallpaper…should be interesting to see what I find under those walls!
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This couch offered by Stylish Furniture and Decor is one of my favorites. I love the color choices that you can choose from when selecting the couch and I love the design of it. This is definitely a great investment for any person who is constantly moving or renovating and “flipping” houses for a living.
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One of the biggest things that I have been noticing lately is the push to use sustainable materials. I absolutely LOVE this idea. I have always been a huge participant in recycling and love that the commercial world is beginning to take notice and create these materials. It appears that every vendor nowadays has a sustainable or recycled material line as well as different buildings being designed and built in a sustainable way. One of my favorite companies to deal with in sustainable products is DL Couch Wallcovering. I love their recycled wallcoverings. They have so much to offer and have different products to meet everyone’s needs. My favorite line, however, is the Source One Textile & Textile2.