Faux finishes and decorative artistry add intrigue to a foyer.  A circular walkway poses a challenge for incorporating artwork.  The art was created within the curved barrel niche to appear as an aged fresco painting.  It is so dimensional that everyone who walks by wants to touch it.

Grand Entrance

The original request for this space was to apply a faux finish to the walls in an effort to warm up this grand room. But the problem was not the walls . . . it was all of the white and non-descript architectural features. That is when we turned our attention to these details.    […]

Attention to Detail

A faux finish is applied to cabinets and a mantel to complete a living room make over. Decorating ideas for a living room redesign.

Forget Me Not

Pennies

Pennies

Three white mantels are given personality with faux finishes. See ideas about faux artistry that can be done using neutral colors. It doesn’t matter what your style is. . . NEUTRAL can be interesting.

Good Things in 3s

     This space may be small . . . but the impact is grand!  A monochromatic color scheme makes the area look large.  The multiple textures give it depth and interest.  The room is anchored with the “weight” of the illusion of a carved limestone mantel treatment.   Interest is enhanced by adding a small […]

Small Packages

When taking on a kitchen remodel, considerations of form and function are critical.  But, when it comes to the aesthetics, this is where your personality can really shine.  This feisty gal, in the prime of her 80’s said,  “I have spent all of my life decorating to please others . . . my friends, my […]

Forever Young

How exciting!  An investment was made to upgrade kitchen cabinets from white to wood.  But one piece of the puzzle was missing.  The doors to the pantry and  entry to the garage remained white.  This abruptly interrupted the visual flow of the richness of the new wood cabinetry.  A  gap of white remained as a […]

Fill in the blanks

A faux marble paint technique is applied to columns in a foyer by decorative artist, Kass Wilson of WallsTreat Studio. www.kasswilson.com

Is it real?

    This kitchen renovation was near completion.  To “wake it up”, the vent hood was embellished with a textured design and highlighted to enhance the details.  Applying a black finish to the bottom drawers creates a more substantial focal point in the center. The wall colors were chosen to blend with the window treatments.  […]

Wake up call

Often, when a home is purchased, we are faced with a pure white canvas.  The goal of the seller had been to keep it neutral.  The challenge for the new homeowner is how to create a home that reflects their personal style.  In this case, the desire was to transform this space to compliment their French Provencial […]

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