Before & After: A Little Color Packs a Big Punch

published Oct 19, 2011
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Though the booklover in me was ready to swoon at the sight of these fabulous build-in shelves, decorator Terry Moore knew they were not living up to their full potential. Working with a client hoping to inject some personality into a new home, Terry popped out the shelves, picked up a paintbrush, and went to town on this neutral space.

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Pulling the color from a feature wall in the connected dining room (Sherwin Williams Fired Brick for those who want to know), Terry created a warm and wonderful backdrop for her client’s collections. Removing two shelves allowed Terry to play with the spacing to create more height and a lighter look despite the darker paint. The finished product is certainly an inspiring reminder of the imact a little color can have on a room.

You can see more of Terry’s work both in her home and in her clients’ at Forever Decorating.

Images: Terry Moore at Forever Decorating.