Before and After: Meredith's Black Living Room


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AT:SF reader Meredith sent in photos of her living room. She writes, These are photos of my before (white walls) and after with black paint, which looks amazing even in a small space. I found that it actually made the room feel larger because the ceilings are high and now your eyes are draw up to the white molding and ceiling...
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...I silkscreened the square photo on the wall. The map on the wall has no country names and I put small hot pink dots on all the countries I have been to for a cool art piece.
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The left side of the room has chocolate linen on the wall that I stapled up. I stapled in chocolate burlap in the bookshelf to give a rich feeling and some depth.
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The closet space has an accessory wall that was made from the back of the bookshelf jutting into my closet. I first put in 100s of nails before realizing fabric would make it look richer. So I decided on burlap, as I could push the nail tacks through without removing them. On the before photo the top right photo is a collage of SF business cards - places I have eaten at or shopped at - which I made into a circular design to mimic the sputnik light fixture.

Thanks, Meredith!

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