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1.09.2012

creating architecture

Many times, despite how well you can decorate a house, what it is missing is architectural detail - trim, molding, soffits, coffers, fireplaces, columns, and you essentially have a sort of white box.  Quite common in new buildings, the details are left out in favor of expediency & frugality.  Here are some ways to add those details in after the architecture and construction are complete.

1. Add beams, imagine this room without those great ceiling beams.  Boring.  

1. Paint it on, paint decorative molding or trim in about any design you want and voila!

3. Paint window trim black - add interest and attention to your windows

4. Add a coffered ceiling

 If you'd like help designing a home you absolutely love, contact me about design services.  You can also follow me on twitter & see what I am saying on facebook.




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