picture rail

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rail fixed to a wall for hanging pictures

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We quickly dispensed with the dated paper border and replaced it with a timber picture rail to break up the expanse of wall and add some traditional charm.
It has fine cornicing, ceiling rose, picture rail with friezes above, wooden flooring, marble fireplace with marble back and hearth, and living flame gas fire.
This is one of the largest reception rooms in the house and features include a picture rail and a sash window which looks onto the conservatory and garden.
Leaded lights, coving and picture rails, wooden floors - not to mention a cool, cream kitchen make for spaces that are full of talking points.
To attach the picture rail, you can nail the mouldings to the timber stud partitions, but you get a much cleaner finish if you use a strong adhesive such as No More Nails.
In the hall, draped rope stencils add a formal touch, and Marion rubbed the picture rail with a mix of black shoe polish, talc and gilt wax.
Instead of a separate cornice and picture rail the cornice doubles up as a picture rail which is a feature we really use.
The ground floor accommodation includes an entrance hall leading to dining room with open fireplace with tiled surround and picture rail.
Lot Living : The purpose of this contract is for the supply of parts dedicated to interior signage (totem, directional signage, pictograms, picture rail, .
The entrance hall leads to the lounge which has a picture rail, dado rail, polished wood flooring and a log burning feature fire in a tiled fire place.
If you have picture rails rather than dados, it's a good idea to confine colours, particularly strong ones, to below the picture rail and then paint the wall above it, the cornicing and the ceiling white.
Q I have fitted a picture rail in my living room but the walls don't run straight so there are gaps where the rail does not quite meet the wall.
Features in the dining room include a bay window, laminate flooring and a picture rail, while the lounge has laminate flooring, a coal effect gas fire and doors to the stairs and kitchen.
In a modern house, the normal height for a dado should be between 3ft and 3ft 4ins up from the skirting, while a picture rail, depending on the height of the room, should be placed about 12 to 24 inches down from the ceiling.