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The 5 Best Poster Frames (2023 Review)

Posters are popular wall decorations in bedrooms, living rooms, basements, and other spaces. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best poster frames on Amazon to help you find the one that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various retail stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

The 5 Best Peel and Stick Wallpapers (2023 Review)

Ideal for DIY projects and temporary home decorating, peel and stick wallpaper lets you transform your bedroom or home office without committing to a permanent design. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best peel and stick wallpapers on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.

DIY Ombre Wall Inspiration

Add style and a pop of color to any room with a beautiful accent wall featuring an easy DIY ombre effect.

How to Install Shiplap Walls

Here’s how to create the effect of shiplap by installing plywood panels to walls inside your home.

5 Cool Painter's Tape Techniques

Use this versatile tape to enhance your craft projects

Match Your Favorite Flowers to Paint Colors

A new app helps you turn nature's colors into paint

Decorate Large Spaces With Budget Wall Art

Fill empty walls by using these art tips that won't break the bank

Paint on a Colorful Accent Wall

Brighten any space in your home with a fresh coat

Best Makeovers for Ugliest Wallpaper 2014

These finalists in our annual Search for America's Best Remodel Contest share some impressively appalling paper from their projects

Stencil On a Wallpaper Look

Get an allover pattern for less than the cost of a single roll of wall covering. It's easier than you'd think

11 Ways to Give Your Home a Personal Stamp

Inspired by everything from the sublime to the mundane, these upgrades are bound to inspire a tweak or two at your own place

How to Paint a Design With a Leaf Borrowed From Nature

Pluck yourself a one-of-a-kind stamp, then use it to create a fresh, wallpaper-like pattern

How to Create a Faux Fabric Effect With Paint

With a little practice and a dry brush, you can create the look of textured wall coverings

How to Create Faux Wallpaper With Paint

These clever readers gilded their parlor without blowing their budget

All About Wallpaper

Liven up your walls with patterns, colors, and textures that you'll never get from a paintbrush or roller. The experts at TOH tell you how

No-Fail Paint Colors for Small Spaces

Transform hemmed-in rooms with 10 hues handpicked by our color pros. Their range may surprise you

How to Rag-Roll Paint for an Old-World Look

To add texture and depth to the color on your walls, reach for a plastic bag

How to Strip Wallpaper

How to remove the old wallpaper so you can cover your wall with your choice of finish


How to Choose Interior Molding

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva discusses some of the many options available for trimming out the interior of a room.

Architectural Mirrors

A handsome group of looking glasses inspired by classic house parts

Wall Stencil Patterns and Ideas

Borders are just the beginning—there's no limit to the way that stenciled details can add visual variety and interest to a room

How to Paint a Curvy Moroccan-Star Design

The secret to making this hand-painted pattern? Two templates you cut out of paper

Read This Before You Paint

Before you pick up a paintbrush, check out This Old House's expert guide to the best products, tools, and techniques for putting color on your walls

Stamp On a Custom Wall Pattern

Use a ready-made stamp and metallic paint to give walls a unique finish

5 Clever Ideas for Chalkboard Paint

Brush on a chalk-and-eraser calendar, a tabletop canvas, canister labels, and more

Colorful Striped Wall Designs

Four bold ideas to inspire both your pattern and your palette for your next striped wall project

How to Build a Mirror From Case Molding

How to create a handsome looking glass from fluted casing and corner blocks

Choose Paint Colors to Lift Your Mood

Dreary white and drab beige are never going to make you happy. Try out these mood-boosting colors in every room in your house

Wainscoting Designs

This traditional half-wall paneling comes in all shapes and sizes. Here's how to pick the right one to make your room stand out

Color Wash Design Guide

Here's a primer on how the various combinations of hues and brush marks can create different color-washing effects.

How to Paint a Color Wash

Now you can mimic walls created long before the paint roller came along.

Decorative Painting Techniques: Strie

Strie mimics centuries-old painted woodwork