American Tin Ceilings in the Press

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Re-Do Ceiling Tiles: DIY Home Project - Parade Magazine

Have you ever tried to clean a ceiling with the old style ‘popcorn’ stuff? It’s impossible without making a huge mess and having little round balls of paint all over the floor, which results in ‘bald’ spots on the ceiling. It’s a lesson in frustration! Read more...

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Kitchen Backsplash Ideas - About.com

When you're talking kitchen backsplash ideas, it doesn't get much more simple and easy. You can introduce a nice crisp, clean, and traditional style to your kitchen for bargain prices. Read more...

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How to Repair an Existing Tin Ceiling - SF Gate

Tin ceilings were used extensively in many older homes. They are made of pressed metals like copper and steel that are embossed with a repeating, decorative design. Many of these designs are still produced by tin ceiling manufacturers today. Read more...

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10 Great Looks in Tin Ceiling Tiles - BobVila.com

Adding tin tiles to your ceilings can wake up a whole room with a fresh but classic look. Read more...

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Victorian elegance that transforms a room—and hides cracking plaster - The Family Handyman

Some friends of mine recently installed a tin ceiling as part of an expensive (and stressful) kitchen remodeling project. At first they were skeptical about tin. The materials for the tin ceiling they wanted came to about $4 per sq. ft. (plywood included). Read more...

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Open up that fifth wall in your home - Arizona Daily Star

Designers call ceilings the "fifth wall" — a tribute to the fun we can have painting, decorating and faux-finishing them. But for those of us with low-ceilinged rooms, it can sometimes feel like that fifth wall is closing in on us. Read more...

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Traditional Holiday Decorating Ideas - This Old House

The editors at This Old Househelped make Blair House, the presidential guest house in Washington, D.C., festive for Christmas. Check out the clever, low-cost ideas they used to create a holiday with a little history. Read more...

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Made in America - ABC 7

Just when it seems nothing is made in America anymore, Gary Shapiro (former owner of American Tin Ceilings) continues to pay good wages and compete against foreign companies. Watch the video...

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Same Cake, Better Icing - CNN Money

How can a Wisconsin bakery win new customers? Make the place look old. Forget the smell of freshly baked bread. When the Johnston family wanted to do something to lure more walk-in customers, the idea was to think big. Read more...

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Ceiling Tile Artwork - Cedar Hills Farmhouse

I needed a B-I-G statement piece on the wall above a king bed. They are very reasonable, and much less expensive than the antique ones. Read more...

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My New Entryway - ButeauFull Chaos

Sometimes we’ve taken two steps forward just to be thrown three steps back in redoing our old house. This is the third ceiling this particular entry way has seen since we’ve purchased this house. Read more...

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The Hot New Trend that’s taking Over Bathrooms Everywhere - Tradewinds Imports

Your bathroom should be one of the most important rooms in the house, your personal spot decompress and steal away a quiet moment of zen. When thinking about designing the perfect bathroom, you want to pick fixtures and accents that are timeless yet showoff your personality. Read more...

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How to Refinish a Copper & Tin Ceiling - SF Gate

Tin and copper ceilings were first popularized in mid-19th century North America, and are now seeing a renewed interest. Refresh the look of your tin or copper ceiling with a new paint and/or a polyurethane finish. Read more...

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All About Tin Ceilings - This Old House

Embossed metal panels give your ceilings an authentic vintage look quickly and easily. The experts at This Old House walk you through the basics of selecting and using this venerable remodeling material. Read more...

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It’s All in the Details - Tin Ceilings - BobVila.com

A classic building material from the late 19th and early 20th century is experiencing a comeback. Fans of Victorian architecture, hardy souls who rehab historic homes, and homeowners looking for that extra-special “something” can all rejoice in the renewed availability of tin ceilings. Read more...

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What's up there: Get to know popular ceiling types - MSN Real Estate

The proper ceiling in a key room can stamp a house with an indelible sense of character — and can be the design feature that seals a real-estate deal. Conversely, if a ceiling is outdated or doesn't match the home's feel, it can be a turn-off and diminish interest in a property. Read more...

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13 Thrifty Ways to Give Your House Vintage Charm - This Old House

Evoking tin-tile ceilings in Victorian-era houses, patterned metal also looks lovely on walls. Sold in 24-by-24-inch panels, it's perfect for creating 4-foot-high wainscoting. Read more...

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Wood countertop and stone backsplash transform kitchen - Examiner.com

Sometimes kitchen facelifts are easier than you think. In this case, the homeowners had a perfectly serviceable kitchen for years. In fact, the homeowners were happy with their kitchen, but they wanted a new look and the time was right. Read more...

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Remake Your Bed - Redbook

The best way to give your bedroom instant style? Add a headboard. Here, five ideas for making one that's uniquely yours. Read more...

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Mansome: Modern Barbershop - ABC 5

Rooster's in South Boston is creating a brand new temple of male tradition. Watch the video...