Our Molding Makeover Updates, Quick Tips

Bang, Bang, Psssssssh! Wet Walls & Stud Finders

Think Before you Hammer I drove the nail through the baseboard with one final, satisfying whack.  And then I heard a faint hissing sound. Pressing my ear to the wall I listened in disbelief. Sure enough, the sound was coming…

Our Molding Makeover Updates

Friday Updates: Half Bath and Posting Schedule

I’m re-priming the half bathroom for two reasons: Jennifer was having a hard time visualizing her new color scheme with the old colors still on the walls and… I want to sketch my layout lines against white primer so I…

DIY Molding Projects, DOOR TRIM, Pattern Book

How to Make DOOR TRIM-115 Corbel Entablature for c. $19.91 Part 1

Victorian & Traditional Styles This is what I call a corbel entablature, and it’s just the thing for an opening that has no room for door trim. You can use any style corbel (or bracket) you want.  And just think…

Our Molding Makeover Updates

Half Bathroom Renovation Part 1: Moldings From Floor to Ceiling Rough Sketches

I want this project to be an answer to those who say you should not put a lot of moldings in a small room.  Short of a closet, you can’t get too much smaller than our little half bathroom. So…

Jennifer's Nest, Our Molding Makeover Updates

Would Someone Please Sell Me a Color Fan?

By Jennifer Here’s an odd contradiction about the 21st century: online pharmacies beg to sell me drugs I am anatomically unqualified to use, clothiers dog me from website to website, promising me a discount on a shirt I flirted with…

Ask Ken, Crown Molding

What Molding Do I Use for Flying Crown Molding Lower Detail?

[This is part of my How to Install Crown Molding Series.] Gina Asks: My husband and I want to install a flying crown molding in our vaulted master bedroom.  We’ve already selected a 4″ crown.  However, we’re unsure of what additional…