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On the main floor of our house we have a Florida room. Being that it’s a Florida room it is a considered a 3 season room, because there is no heat in the room. The previous owners used it as an indoor patio with outdoor furniture and it looked like this when we moved in.
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For the longest time our backyard was mainly just grass and a little small area where we laid down some pavers so that we could set out a little plastic table/chairs during the summer. Not exactly ideal for entertaining. For the past couple of years we have wanted to build a deck and enjoy the […]
Great idea, love it!!
Makes a great statement on your guestroom walls- its going to look even better once you start filling it with all your memories.
Have a good weekend!
Thanks for the tutorial. I need to get on one of these. so needed right now!
Great idea – a memo board done large.
Thank you so much. I'd never heard of homasote. I've got 2 projects where I need a giant tack board (a backer to our dart board to protect the wall, and mounting a poster-sized map to keep track of our travels), but I've been put off by the cost of large bulletin boards. I'll finally get to do them now.
This makes me so jealous! I wanted to do this same project, but my Home Depot doesn't carry homasote. I finally found some at a local builder's, but because of OSHA they won't cut it for me. 🙁
yours turned out super pretty! Great statement piece!
I love it! It looks great!
I love your DIYs. And the blue and yellows together. Keep them coming!
Gresat look! Love the yellow rick rack!
This looks great. Lots of drama, lots of functionality.
Looking at it I wonder if this might also work as a headboard.
What are your thoughts?
Hi! I saw your room makeover on DesignSponge and love it! Thank you for your post and I love the board! The dark blue and yellow are perfect contrasts. Can you tell me exactly how you attached the trim to the board? I would love to do something like this for my place.
I love this!! I may need to try this in my office!!
I love it. Such a great idea!
Perfection, and many thanks for passing on this great idea. I think there isn't one of us that wouldn't love one of those in our home. Great Valentines weekend to you xx
You and Bryn did inspiration boards this week! Loving them both! Happy Valentines Camila!
I never saw that issue of MS, what a clever idea to use homasote!
I still lust over those Ballard bulletin boards, but seriously – $500 for cork???
I truly love how yours is custom-made to size and color, anyway.
Thanks for the how-to!!
very handy you are.
You did such a great job! thanks for sharing!
Wonderful! Great job.
fun! great job!
Thanks for the step by step. Will file this away for future. It was one of my favorite features of your guest room!
I love this – I have been thinking of doing something like this for my office and now I have the instructions! Thankyou for sharing.
That room has so many beautiful colors…swoon. I love the way the board looks. As I read on I didn't know it was going to have such a POW factor. Great job!
I so love that you did this, because several years ago when Martha Stewart did this I told my husband about it. We went to I swear it was Home Depot and both my husband and the guy at the store had never heard of homasote. I am so showing my hubby this so I can say HA in his face and then give him a kiss and ask him to make one for me, lol!
So, what is Homasote, exactly? Do you think you could paint it like a canvas?
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I didn’t know they had a special type of board for the project. That alone was worth reading about. Live the idea of using the moulding to cover the screws/nails. Thank for sharing!
How did you attach the trim? This is the part that’s tripping me up.
All the instructions I’ve found online for this project cover the homasote in fabric. Anyone know if you can just paint it? Thanks!
You can try and paint it, but I think it will require a lot of coats. Homasote is just compressed paper so it really eats up the paint. Hope that helps.
Not sure how you attach the board to a plaster and lathe wall. I want to use a 4 x 8 sheet, so it may be heavy.