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#124 Restore and Restyle

Description

Decorating your home can be a life long project, and changing tastes may have you redecorating again and again. HandyMa'amŽ Beverly DeJulio has some tips for restoring and restyling things around the home including painting over paneling, slip covering chairs, and patching wallpaper. Guest Sharon Hanby-Robie, author of "My Name Isn't Martha, But I Can Decorate My Home," stops by with some tips for refinishing furniture using faux painting techniques.

Product Information

Home Improvement--Paint Over Paneling

  • Spackling paste: Bondex www.bondex.com
  • Easy Mask tape / plastic masking: Daubert Coated Products 1-800-634-1303
  • Brushes, rollers, extension pole: EZ Paintr www.ezpaintr.com
  • Liner, textured paper: Imperial Home Decor Group/ Imperial Wallcoverings Inc. www.ihdg.com
  • Sandpaper: 3M www.mmm.com
  • Toolcart, workbench: Rubbermaid www.rubbermaid.com
  • Putty knife: Stanley 203-225-5111
  • Safety glasses: Uvex www.uvex.com
  • Ladder: Werner Ladder www.wernerco.com

Simple Solution #1-- Paint Paneling Grooves

  • Stain markers: Bondex International www.bondex.com

Create It--Slipcover A Chair

  • Scissors: Fiskars www.fiskars.com
  • Finished slipcovers: Good Housekeeping Do It Yourself Magazine www.hearstspecials.com
  • Memory Craft 9000 sewing machine: Janhome www.janhome.com
  • Scissors: Olfa www.thompsonregister.com
  • Sharpie marker: Sanford www.newellco.com/officeprod

Maintain It--Patch Wallpaper

  • Wallpaper: Borden 1-800-268-0114
  • Border Adhesive: Henkel www.henkel.com
  • Utility knife: Hyde Tools www.custrelations.com
  • Bucket: Leaktite
  • Sponge: 3M www.mmm.com
  • Wallpaper: Sunworthy Wallcoverings 1-800-268-0114 www.ihdg.com

Simple Solution #2-- Restore Curling Wallpaper Seams

  • Seam adhesive: Golden Harvest
  • Utility knife: Olfa www.thompsonregister.com

Compute It -- Restore and Restyle

"The Get Organized News"
www.tgon.com

The Carpet and Rug Institute
www.carpet-rug.com

"The Home Inspection Super Site"
www.inspectamerica.com/index.html

Guests

Sharon Hanby-Robie has been an interior designer and a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) for more than 20 years, and owner of her own business, Town House Interiors. She is the author of "My Name isn't Martha, But I Can Decorate My Home." She illustrates a number of faux finishing techniques to help restore furniture to a new, useful life.


Beverly DeJulio's wardrobe provided by
Paul Harris, www.paulharris.com

Furnishings provided by
Marshall Fields, 1-800-480-1623



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