Friday, November 14, 2014

Hot architectural details


A beautiful addition to any home is the application of millwork  trim and moulding panels on walls, ceilings and framing built-ins and kitchens.

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Our friend Christine Dovey of Bijou and Boheme is masterful at designing spaces with this premier touch. I sure could use her carpenter for a day, week or year! The next three images are her designs and is pretty much becoming her signature look.




I 've often dreamt of hand painting this look on a wall, but I  came across a great wallpaper alternative to this look from (the always fantastic) Anthropologie:

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There's no substitution for a high end look with real millwork, but this is an idea you might ponder.
Even small touches like this trim on closet doors makes a huge impact like in this bedroom makeover by our dear friend Pam, from Simple Details.


Have a great weekend, and stay warm!


12 comments:

  1. It is so true, what a difference beautiful trims, moldings, and wainscoting make to a home that is a bit on the bland side!

    xoxo
    Karena
    The Arts by Karena

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  2. What beautiful details! They really make such a difference!

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  3. Its all in the details!! Have a wonderful weekend, K

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  4. in case one hasn't considered this to be true..all one must do is look at your photos. such a depth

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  5. Love, love, love Christine's designs! Ours can't even compare, but it made such a difference in our boring flat closet doors - we actually did it throughout her entire house. Thanks so much for the sweet shout out! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  6. You're so sweet! Thank you for the very kind mention/words...beyond appeciated! xx

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  7. Ahhh...nothing makes a home more beautiful than well done millwork!

    Hope all is well with both of you...I am finally catching up on my blog reading after being gone for what feels like forever! Have a great weekend! xoxo

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  8. Beautiful examples of millwork done right!! It just elevates literally any space to "the next level"!

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  9. Love it all, trims are what makes a home more elegant and classy!

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