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This is one of those before & afters where I actually yelled "what the WHAT?" at my computer screen. The power of paint + lighter decor choices have rendered the "after" room utterly unrecognizable from the "before" (which is a good thing!).

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One of the most dramatic differences is how much lighter and brighter the "after" room appears. These types of makeovers always remind me how much of an impact decor choices make in terms accentuating or masking a room's natural light.

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