Hey peeps. First of all, don’t worry. Today’s post isn’t a request for you to drop some acid and go deep into your psyche. My request is really much more mundane. I’m asking you to tune in to one of the most necessary functional elements of your home – the humble door. Often overlooked, doors can provide an incredible range of design opportunities. We open and close them all day long but rarely pause to notice what they look like. Once you take a second look, you realize that they can be the workaday, dingy afterthought to a room or they can change the tone of the entire space. Check out some inspired ways to pump up this prime piece of real estate.
How about a simple coat of paint? Look at how stately and elegant a flawless coat of velvety black paint makes both these doors and the entire space look (the enormous doorknob and escutcheon don’t hurt either…)And how delicious is this soft palette of grey, cream and white?
Or this dazzling combination of cream, sage green and gold? The gold bumps up the glamour quotient significantly…Or you could paint something decorative in the interior space created by the molding. This elegant door is from the Palazzo Pucci in Florence. Molto chic! Read the rest of this post »