Originally Posted by jpbb2003
Thanks for pointing me over here. Looks fantastic. Great job.
I still have some questions about the fabric.....
You bought both the red and black velvet from DMD?
What did you use to hang it?
Is there any way to change the fabric color mid wall without hiding it under trim? Or is the edge of the fabric really noticeable? Not sure how clean and straight it can be cut to maybe overlap it?
I have floor trim installed already, I imagine this would need to be removed, install the fabric, then replace the trim? It probably wouldn't look good butting up to the trim?
That's all I got for now. Thanks in advance for your response.
Thanks for the compliments.
I bought the Velvet from JoAnn fabrics but the DMD was purchased from Acousticmac
You can change mid wall, but you would have to do it differently than I did. It would just be a matter of either building them off the wall and then mounting them, or just wrapping them differently, similar to how I handled the corners. I wanted the crown & chair molding, so building them on the wall was much faster and easier in my opinion.
I built all my velvet panels off the wall, so a few pictures might be helpful. I put them together with 1" birch plywood and a Kreg pocket jig tool. Then wrapped them in velvet and stuffed them with Lineacoustic. From there, it's a matter of deciding how you want to hang them. I experimented with a few different options, but in the end, opted to fire 2" brad nails in the sides at an angle to hold them up. Where I couldn't go at an angle, I went right through the corner. If you set the gun correctly, it leaves a very small hole that you probably wouldn't see.
If I knew better and put the outlets in the columns, I would have probably built everything off the wall and mounted them so they were removable, but I didn't know any better at the time and put the outlets in the wall. That meant that I needed to cut out the fabric and staple it for the outlet meaning that I wouldn't be able to remove it if I wanted.
You'd probably want to pull the trim regardless. If you don't, the panels will stick out further than the trim and would probably look weird.