Small Cool 2009: Andrew's Vintage Character

Little Division #28

Who Lives There: Andrew
Location: Oak Park, Illinois
Size: 790 square feet

What is your one favorite element in your small, cool home? I love the elegant, painted moldings. They have seen better days but have a lot of character. I painted them tonally to blend with the walls, but also used a semi gloss to make them distinct.

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What was one of the biggest challenges you faced in furnishing your small home? Finding furniture that is the correct scale is often the major issue. By focusing on vintage, retro, and European styles you can achieve the correct scale for an older & smaller space.

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Janel Laban is the Executive Editor of Apartment Therapy and has been working here, at the dreamiest of dream jobs, since March 2006.

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