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1.11.2011

Painting to make it interesting


Traditional Home
I am thinking about doing some painted "molding" in my living room.  The walls will be painted white - 5 gallons of white dove has been purchased, but think that it needs something that feels more intentional.  So a trompe l'oeil molding is an option.

Apartment Therapy

Typically the walls are painted a color and the molding is white, although without the presence of actual molding, the precise lines would be more time consuming.

I have also toyed with the idea of doing a hand-stenciled border in a blue.  Maybe a greek key or paisley.  The Stencil Library is great for inspiration.
The Stencil Library

border no  1 stencils stensils and stencles
How great would this be, but if you read my post yesterday you know that I don't have the patience for this yet, but I am working on it.  

I would love to turn this Florence Broadhurst print into a border.  So chic.  


I am going to attempt to complete or at least begin one project from my home to-do list a week.  But painting the living room white dove is the first order of business.  

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