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More Shots of the Faux Grasscloth Bathroom

Yesterday, I primed all the walls, and hung the potty room of this large, contemporary master bathroom in the Rice University area. Today I did the main (sink & tub) room, and here are pics. 33 more words

Not your Grandmother's Wallpaper

We have just started on a new adventure here at Ambiance Design. We are now showing select lines of Wallpaper! I know the first thing that comes to mind is that crazy pink strip with flowers ever where in your grandmothers dining room, kitchen, sitting room, you name it room it is there. 396 more words

Another Wonderful Faux Grasscloth

I am always happy when I can talk clients OUT of grasscloth, and into something that is equally textured and natural-looking, but without all the color variations and shading and paneling and visible seams of true grasscloth. 123 more words

Home Office Make Over For A Man

The cheery bird-and-butterfly pattern is a pricey designer wallpaper, and looked super in this sun room off the living room of a 1940’s home near the Rice Village (Houston). 260 more words

Inspired: Grasscloth & Raffia

It’s always a relief when a design element we love stands the test of time and elevates from trend to timeless.  This high regard for a material gives us permission to continue to use an element we rely on to add character and texture to a room. 425 more words

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Avoiding White Seams With Dark Paper

A dark wallpaper + white primer sometimes = teeny strips of white peeping out from between the seems. This is because the edges may not be cut perfectly straight by the manufacturer, or the natural variations in a textured product like grasscloth can result in uneven seams, or because wallpaper expands when it absorbs moisture from the paste, then shrinks just a tad as it dries. 138 more words