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How to: Install Picture Frame Molding

by Rebekah Greiman

How to: Install Picture Frame Molding

Hello! I'm Rebekah from Potholes and Pantyhose where I share and photograph detailed tutorials of my DIY projects, recipes, photography tips and remodeling endeavors. I am in the middle of remodeling both our living and dining rooms.

I was inspired by this professionally designed living room and wanted to make changes similar in mine. Molding can transform a bland wall into a showpiece, creating several interesting focal points throughout the room. So today, I'm sharing a quick guide to this inexpensive way of changing a space.   

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Slab Door Augmentation

by DIY Maven

Slab Door Augmentation

Got flat doors? Want a little enhancement? Check out Ron Hazelton’s tutorial on DIY door augmentation. It’s a relatively simple process that gives slab doors a recessed panel look. Note: Ron assumes some woodworking ability for the DIYer; however, it’s still a nice tutorial.

An alternative to Ron's molding idea is to apply (with finish nails) recessed door panels directly to the flat door for a dimensional look. Recessed panels are often sold at...

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What To Do About Ugly Trim

by DIY Maven

What To Do About Ugly Trim

Recently, a fellow Curblier posted a question about painting natural wood interior trim. With several total house remodels under our belts we’ve been faced with a lot of ugly molding. Some of it we’ve replaced, some we’ve refinished and some we’ve painted. Along the way, we’ve come up with a few rules that work for us. I thought I’d pass them along.

Rule #1: If the molding is in bad condition, you paint it. But be aware that painting a thousand...

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