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Shiny, Orange, Woven Grasscloth in an Entryway

Here is a large art niche in an entry in a newish home in the Rice University / Museum District area of Houston. The homeowner was originally considering wallpaper for her powder room and office, but when I suggested papering this niche, she quickly agreed, seeing how it would bring color and life to the home’s entryway. 713 more words

Wallpaper in Better Homes & Gardens Magazine - Again!

Better Homes & Gardens magazine has frequently included wallpaper as a backdrop in its decorating stories. The January 2017 issue has a story with wallpaper in just about every photo. 100 more words

Ripples in the Tail Ends

Here is an imitation grasscloth that I like a lot. And, when I have clients interested in the texture and natural material look of grasscloth, I try to steer then toward this. 296 more words

Wonderful Zen-Like Faux Grasscloth

This powder room had been wallpapered with a floral pattern, probably back in the early ’90’s. Then someone painted over the wallpaper with a faux finish pattern on the top 2/3 of the wall, left the bottom 1/3 a coordinating solid color, and rounded it out with a border around the middle. 291 more words

It's a Manly Floral

When we moved into Echo Hall over a year ago,  I let the kids pick their rooms,  knowing they would sort it out between them.  Much to my surprise,  Will chose the room closest to us,  that also happened to be the only room in the house that had wallpaper installed.   652 more words

Trimming Grasscloth Inside a Curved Arch / Working Clean

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post, here is how I trimmed the stiff, rectangular grasscloth to fit the arched top of the bookcase back. You see slits in the excess paper, which we call “relief cuts,” that allow enough ease that the paper can be tucked against the wall, and then trimmed with my razor knife. 145 more words

Silvery Grasscloth on Bookshelf Backs

This homeowner has a wonderful knack for decorating, and her front sitting room in a newish home in the Rice University area of Houston is beautiful. 54 more words