* *Update - May 2016 Some of you may have been watching Fixer Upper lately - you'll notice that sweet ol' Joanna Gaines has used this EXACT method in some of the houses that they've been renovating down in Waco. She calls it "German Smear" and has been using it to change the looks of many homes this season. You're welcome Jojo! One of the first things I knew I wanted to do when we purchased our home was to white-wash the brick. I wasn't sure what method I wanted to do specifically but ...
Using wood from pallets to create a barn-wood wall. (well, it looks like barn wood, but it's not. Obviously.) Would work well with some of the other ideas in here. (painting or staining certain areas of wood, wood on ceiling
The kitchen in the newly renovated Ridley home features a double island, a custom raised ceiling above the islands, stainless steel appliances, and a custom concrete countertop, as seen on Fixer Upper. (after)
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