Apartment Therapy on the Set: Day 8
Interestingly, the act of moving so much out of this room has spurred both of them to want to get rid of even more, which is a much desired side-effect of this kind of work. Once you experience the deep calm of a wide open home space, you never want to go back to all the clutter and stuff that acted as a comforting and familiar baby blanket beforehand. Nevertheless, this room needs to be “warmed” up and the soft, terracotta wall paint is just the start. Good indirect lighting, a soft rug, and sheer curtains will further soften and warm this space, while also enlarging its complexity and character.
One issue that is up in the air still: what to do about the beams? Should they be painted white (like the ceiling) or left the color of the wall? There is the crown moulding to think about as well…. I have my opinion and Laurie and Michael have theirs, but if you want to weigh in, go ahead….