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before and after

before & after: maria’s chevron wall + liz’s fabric wall

by Grace Bonney


wall makeovers are some of my favorite projects to post. i love a good chair, but something about totally changing a wide patch of wall is so gratifying and dramatic. d*s reader maria fe of layers of meaning wanted to make over her living room walls with a geometric print, but nothing too overwhelming. so she and her husband settled on a grey and white chevron. after two nights of diligent taping by brad, they painted the chevron pattern on in a single night and the next day- voila! a brand new living room wall. it’s a bold style, but sophisticated enough to fit with the rest of the room, which i love. great work you two!

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[during]

CLICK HERE for liz’s fabric wall makeover after the jump!


i love when people get creative with their walls. d*s reader liz used some of her fabric fabric and a little liquid starch to create her own custom “wallpaper” backsplash in the kitchen. liz was kind enough to write out her entire how-to so click here to replicate the look in your home. thanks, liz!

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