Light Bulb CEILING

by DIY Maven

Light Bulb CEILING

Quite the ceiling fixture, no??? A great way to use up those nasty old incandescent bulbs, that's for sure. If anyone knows where this picture was taken, do tell, please! I Stumbled Upon it, and it had no description or attribution.  

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Ceiling tiles as canvas, and why art teachers ROCK!

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Ceiling tiles as canvas, and why art teachers ROCK!

Have some old ceiling tiles laying around? You might want to think about using them as ‘canvases’. That’s just what art instructor Carrie, known as orangesoc12 on Flickr did. Although, her tiles weren’t just laying around; they were actually in the ceiling of her classroom. She had her 8th grade students take them down and draw on them--using Georgia O'Keeffe for inspiration--and then they put them back up. You can see more examples of her...

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How to remove a popcorn ceiling.

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How to remove a popcorn ceiling.

Of the few things I don't like about my house, the popcorn ceilings are at the bottom of the list. And, after watching this video on DIY Network that explains the process, I think I just might remove them from the list altogether. (Sanding overhead? Yeah, that's fun.) But, for you intrepid souls who just can't stand the bumps, the process seems fairly straightforward. According to DIY Network, you might need some or all of the following...

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Hole in Your Textured Ceiling? Fill ‘er Up!

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Hole in Your Textured Ceiling? Fill ‘er Up!

The only thing more unsightly than a hole in a textured ceiling is a badly patched hole in a textured ceiling. Follow these very easy steps and make those holes and patch jobs disappear.

Note: this process works best for average-sized nail and screw holes. The one in the example was approximately 1/4" in diameter. Also, the ceiling and all supplies were white, but because of light conditions, they look grey.

What Was Used

Sheetrock brand All...

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