Making an Entrance

Recently I was asked by one of my lovely designer friends, Wendy Appleby of Your Home By Wendy, to add a little punch to this foyer.

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The architecture had real potential and just needed something to warm up the walls.

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The finish brings continuity to the living room and dining room which has a similar color scheme. There wasn't a medallion over the chandelier. Inspired by some of my recent projects we decided on a scrolling ironwork motif that ties in the finish on the fixture.

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The door is a beautiful carved mahogany masterpiece. With a little faux bois on the trim it now fits in the space rather than sticking out.

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And here were my helpers for the job! Eddie (the dog) and Mr. Squinkers (the ferret)

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As always, thanks to the clients and to Wendy for the opportunity.