If you’ve ever suffered sticker shock from the cost of having an art piece matted and framed. . .there’s a simple, inexpensive, and much more creative alternative: “faux framing” with interior paint.
No, dado is not a typo; nor is it a doodad. Rather, it’s an architectural term that refers to the section of wall that is positioned between the chair rail and the baseboard below. In colonial times, the dado was often covered with paneling or wainscoting to conceal moisture than would occasionally wick up from [...]