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Molding Before & Afters

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Before & After: CROWN MOLDING-103 Installation

[This is part of my How to Install CROWN MOLDING-103┬áseries.] The traditional style crown molding I installed in this boy’s room, complete with these toy airplanes hanging from the ceiling, is a classic design that’s an appropriate style for the…

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Make CEILING MOLDING-100 for c. $50.64

Traditional Style Here’s a simple pattern you can use to breathe life into a flat or tray ceiling. You can expand or contract the size of the design depending on your needs. Even if you go much larger, you don’t…

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Before & After: Soffit Crown Molding and Archway

This is one of my favorite before & after pictures I’ve ever taken of my work. It shows you just how much potential any generic room has when you remove the builder-grade door and window trim and baseboards and replace…

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Before & After: Air Vent Cover Upgrade

I gave this dining room a top to bottom molding makeover. But what to do with those ugly, tract home air vent covers? I couldn’t find an air vent cover that fit the opening, so I combined two to make…

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Before & After: Tall Craftsman Wainscoting in Dining Room

This is the dining room/kitchen of a typical, early 1970’s style ranch home. The challenge decorating this kind of open floor plan is: how do you decorate in such a way as to set the “dining room” area apart from…

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Before & After: A Large Greek Revival Kitchen Baseboard

Before installing the large, Greek Revival style baseboard on this outside corner of our kitchen, it was nothing more than a corner. But now it’s a an architectural feature in and of itself! Step by step instructions showing you how…

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Before & After: Great Room Fireplace Mantel with Overmantel

Big is no substitute for a lack of the proper details that make up all the parts of a fireplace surround. This one is missing capitals and base on the fluted pilasters. In addition, the frieze is disproportionately tall and…

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Before & Afters: Picture Rail Molding in Foyer

This is the wall that introduced Jennifer to the joy of moldings. Every time she came or went she passed this vast expanse of white wall. I told her I’d paint it whatever color she wanted, and if she didn’t…