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aelphaba
« Reply #10 on: June 05, 2005 09:51:02 AM »

If you cant paint I suggest lucid501's Ribbon Wall, its my new fav. thing for us apt dwellers

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=29428.0

And slap a large mirror on the blank wall, instant space!

Try to get a runner rug so that your eye goes to the door that is busy, with a plain celling and a busy floor your eye will look for the room depth (A weird trick casino's use to make you look at the machines)
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« Reply #11 on: June 06, 2005 11:49:17 AM »

THANK YOU!!!! what a FANTASTIC idea!!!! i've gotta go look for some ribbon!
Thanks a bunch! Grin
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« Reply #12 on: June 07, 2005 10:13:41 PM »

Just one more idea is you could use fabric on the wall although that may be a bad idea in a kitchen.  Anyway, with the fabric wall you just attach it at the top, bottom and sides with staples into the drywall . . . ummmm, you may have plaster. . . then you cover the staples with cording.  When you move from the apartment you can easily take it down with little evidence.  Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: June 08, 2005 06:42:06 AM »

For fabric on walls- the liquid starch method (2.29 for a quart at walmart- versus $ and effort fixing holes) does work well--- though I don't think a kitchen is the best place for it...

I saw contact paper in a brushed steel type metallic pattern the other day--- I think sometime between this weekend and next I'm gonna pic up a few rolls and cover my fridge and dishwasher--- we'll see how it comes out...
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