My thoughts on faux finishing as well as glimpses of my life and art.
Monday, October 20, 2008
Above are pictures of a dining room I just glazed. By clicking on the first picture, you can enlarge it and see the very subtle glazing effect on the wall. This gentle treatment adds interest and enhancement while allowing the dramatic ceiling treatment, chandelier, and furniture to be highlighted.
The client had a $500 gift certificate she purchased with her high bid at the Heart Ball, a fundraiser for the American Heart Association. We used the overall feel and decor of her home, the fabric that her window treatments were being made of, the upholstery on the dining room chairs, furniture colors, etc., to decide upon a treatment for the tray ceiling. At first we had planned to paint an anaglypta paper with coppers and gold. She didn't know of a wallpaper hanger, so I did some networking and found her one; in the meantime she found a similar wallpaper for purchase, so she decided to use the gift certificate on her walls instead. I was so happy to be able to help her complete the elegant look of the dining room by offering ideas, providing a referral for paper hanging, and applying a faux technique!
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