|New oversized furniture and rustic lamp|
with a linen shade are much more casual.
To begin the transformation, I suggested we bring down the 12-foot ceiling with a warm-toned metallic plaster. A new scaffold I bought myself for Christmas amazingly straddled this enormous sofa so I was able to work on the ceiling without moving the furniture out.
|New ceiling is Antique Parchment Lusterstone,|
a product from Faux Effects.
After all this beautiful toasty transformation, the columns that had been wrapped in tumbled marble tile stuck out like ... well let's just say they needed a little help, in the form of a wash.
|The columns before. Nice, but too cool.|
|A tinted Lime Wash solved the problem.|
It dries lighter.
|The columns now blend in beautifully. And yes,|
the white ceiling fan is on its way out.
The change has been amazing and provides a perfect example of what I love most about what I do ... a completely transformed space and a finite sense of accomplishment. Although, from what I understand, the blue walls in the kitchen are now screaming for something warmer ...
(to be continued)