Lots of changes have happened in our foyer over the last few months. Well, namely to the front door. This is how it all looked originally (well, in the midst of having the gold/brown faux-finished walls painted bright white). I knew I wanted the foyer area to be bright and open and for the walls to be very white, which isn't something I did throughout the rest of the house. I wanted it to be bright and airy. The key to going white without looking blah is to add some contrast. The floors…
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Black Interior Doors
A couple years ago, the Mister & I ripped all the carpet off the stairs, added new treads, stained them dark walnut, poly’d them (3 coats), and painted the risers white. The whole hallway was painted (Benjamin Moore) Revere Pewter, one of my all-time favorite neutrals. Every. Single. Spindle. was removed, primed, painted […]
The New Look for Painted Trim? Anything But White
For a long time now, white-painted woodwork has been de rigeur in the domestic interior, so much so that it’s almost a foregone conclusion. But this is slowly changing: we’ve seen black woodwork popping up lately, and now grays and bold hues are making their voices heard as well. If you fancy this change but aren’t sure what to go for, let this trim-spiration sourced from around the web be your guide.
Have you ever been sitting at your dining room table when, all of a sudden, you look over at your front door and decide that it needs to be painted right then and there? If so, that sounds like my house yesterday! I've walked by ... opened ... cleaned, this same front door for almost 7 years. *Never* have I thought about painting it anything other than white. But, for some strange reason ... that changed a few days ago. This is what our door looked like at 10:00 a.m. yesterday morning (sorry…
Foyer. I assume those doors are for a study, but I would prefer if it were a dining room. Also instead of the bench, I'd like book shelves and obviously more fun touches to make it my own.
Another picture of an interior black front door! I did this to our interior front door and it looks AWESOME!
Another picture of an interior black front door! I did this to our interior front door and it looks AWESOME! by MERR on Indulgy.com