How to: Easy DIY Hand-Painted Brushstroke Accent Wall

Easy DIY Hand Painted Accent Wall
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

When I decided to give my guest room a makeover for the One Room Challenge, I knew it would be a great opportunity to create a cool accent wall. So once I finished the rest of the space, I dove into the final detail – a hand painted brushstroke accent wall using a slightly darker paint color.   



  • Original latex wall paint color
  • Black latex paint
  • One inch wide paintbrush
  • Washi tape
  • Level
  • Measuring tape
Easy DIY Hand Painted Accent Wall
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher


Begin by stretching a piece of washi tape across the wall, somewhere in the middle. Continue Reading

Perforated Moonstruck Light



If I had a Moonstruck light in my possession, I would cradle it in my arms and whisper sweet nothings in its perforations. The patterns in the handcrafted, porcelain, 9″ in diameter ‘light objects’ are made without the aid of stencils, so each creation is unique. The floral patterns cast upon the walls are achieved by using a clear bulb for a light source; using an opaque bulb will prevent this effect, if so desired. Moonstruck is designed by feinedinge, which means “fine things” in German. Continue Reading

DIY Stone Tile Lamp

created at: 2009-08-13

Instructable-er ChrisN balked at those expensive marble lamps and decided to go the DIY route. The materials, not counting the adhesive cost only $13, which is a far cry from its $120 inspiration. To give one a go yourself, you’ll need….

  • 8 – 4″ x 4″ marble/stone tiles
  • a picture frame, used as the wood base
  • light socket, cord and 2 wire nuts
  • vinyl bumbers
  • glue, Weldbond is suggested

To see how to put it all together, head on over to this InstructableContinue Reading