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11.16.2010

Peeling Walls are a "Do"

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, Thea Beasley

This post has been brewing for awhile,  I love the look of layered, peeling, plastered, painted, mottled walls.  When I saw Thea Beasley's room in the November Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, I knew it was time.  There is a mystery about these walls, the unknown history, one layer at a time reveals a different era and style.  Handpainted wallpaper from the 1940s revealed under layers of paint or historic plaster unearthed under paper from the 1980s.  Beasley's beautiful plaster exposed after "scraping 'layers and layers and layers' of peeling paint.  She attributes the mottling to the buildings dramatic fluctuations in temperature over the years."
Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, Thea Beasley
SImon Brown Photography
"Peeling Paint" Wallpaper by Gina Pierce
This look does not come easy or does it?


image via Shoot Factory


PS - I feel I have been a little neglectful of my blog lately, I hope to start paying a little more attention!






  

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