Who Else Absolutely Adores this (Accidental, On Purpose) Wall Treatment?

Who Else Absolutely Adores this (Accidental, On Purpose) Wall Treatment?

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Taryn Williford
Nov 17, 2015
(Image credit: Nicholas Watt)

My definition of happiness is being halfway done with a big home project, and then stepping back and realizing you actually kind of like the half-finished state better. That's exactly what happened in this stunning Australian home.

When Penny Hanan, owner and creative director of 1803 Artisan Deer Design, and her husband Campbell set out on their latest renovation project, serendipity struck. She tells Homes to Love:

“One of the highlights of the renovation occurred when rendering the downstairs walls. We saw light flooding onto the render and quickly decided not to paint over it,” says Penny.

(Image credit: Nicholas Watt)

That's right, after cement rendering the walls–a step that normally sits somewhere in between constructing a stone wall and finishing it with paint–they fell in love with the look and put the breaks on painting over the brushy, texture-rich wall treatment. You can see more photos of the unfinished walls, plus check out the rest of the home, on Homes to Love.

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