picture rail


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Noun1.picture rail - rail fixed to a wall for hanging picturespicture rail - rail fixed to a wall for hanging pictures
rail - a horizontal bar (usually of wood or metal)
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Beautifully presented throughout with features one would normally expect from a property of this era such as ceiling coving, picture rail and decorative frieze.
TRADE SECRETS n Paint a bold colour above the picture rail (the wooden dividing rail around the walls) - like a feature strip instead of a feature wall.
PICK out the picture rail in a bold bright shade like red - it's hard not to feel happy when you see pops of bright colour.
If not, you can create a horizontal feature on all four walls by using wallpaper or a different colour of paint between a room's picture rail and cornicing, between the picture rail and dado rail, or between the dado rail and skirting board.
If not, you can create a horizontal feature on all four walls by using wallpaper or a different colour paint between a room's picture rail and cornicing, between the picture rail and dado rail, or between the dado rail and skirting board.
IF YOU'RE decorating a room with a picture rail and want to use different colours, it's easy to paint the wall above the picture rail a different colour to the rail itself because the join will be out of sight, and it's easy to paint the picture rail and the wall below the same colour.
The dining room includes double wooden doors leading out to the rear garden, a feature cast iron fireplace set on a raised slate hearth, a stripped and varnished floor, and a picture rail. A good range of high gloss units provide plenty of storage facilities in the fitted breakfast kitchen, which has ample space for appliances.
Currently, there is a spacious through lounge dining room, which feature a solid wooden floor corniced ceiling and picture rail, and extended kitchen that make up the ground floor.
You can even create a horizontal feature on all four walls by using wallpaper (or a different colour paint) between the picture rail and cornicing, between the picture rail and dado rail, or between the dado rail and skirting board.
You can create another "feature" with wallpaper by placing it horizontally between a picture rail and coving, between a picture rail and dado rail or, more traditionally, below a dado rail.
The property has a large hall with picture rail, tiled floor and a 19ft lounge with coving to the ceiling, ceiling rose and picture rail.
The room boasts periods features including a high ceiling, cornicing, a picture rail and deep skirting boards.