Jeez, I barely got the idea out of my head and the creative and resourceful folks at The Brick House already built the snazziest wood slat screen for their porch. As you can see, it looks ultra sleek outside, but looking out from inside the porch is even better.
Textile artist Chela Edmunds needed a bit of privacy for a window with a park view, but she also wanted to let some light in as well. It's a stylish alternative capiz shell curtains. To make one, you'll need the following:
The ABCs of the enigmatic Mexican wrestling tradition! This hand screen-printed poster by El Jefe designs features the most famous luchadores from Atlantis to Zebra Kid. Love it until dos de tres caídas!
Fylke, like everyone I imagine, wasn't too keen on the look of a huge boring white screen on his wall. So, he created a dual-sided screen/artwork to keep the room looking fine when not using the projector.
1) Build the frame.
2) Cover the frame (with Ikea curtains...clever)
3) Create artwork
4) Impose art onto the screen.
5) Paint it up and hang it!
Ripped screen doors are not acceptable. Not only do they look tacky, they aren't doing their jobs of keeping out bugs. So, in preparation for the upcoming warmer weather, here's a quick video showing us how to replace those tattered screens. (Can't see the viewer below? Go here.)
Screen door pics via screendoors.com.
We just made a clean sweep of the greenery and holiday stuff and the same old dilemma is staring me in the face. I won't divulge how long we've lived in this house, but will share that I have never been able to figure out what to do with these two big sliding glass monsters. The first image is looking from the front hallway right on through the dining room and smack dab onto the porch. The second image is in the breakfast area off of the...
Not only is the Superieur Modular Light Screen fabulous, so is it’s price, and not in a good way. The 30.25"W x 72.75"H x 8.5"d ‘units’ are made of lacquered metal, PVC plastic, rubber and lycra. The system requires you to buy a main unit for 2,500 bucks; each additional unit is 1,800. For those not keeping track, the three panel divider pictured above would set you back $6,100.
Fan of impromptu drive-in theaters? Hardcore hometheater enthusiast? Shadow-puppet fanatic?
Then you need a big ol' screen on which you can project whatever feeds your need for eye candy.
Will O'Brien offers a how-to on creating your own large format screen- in 2.35:1!- from materials available at your local hardware store and fabric shop.