Before and After Painted Projects: Foyer

I got a little behind on my posts in the last few weeks, but I had some good reasons. One of them is the project above. This was a two day project where I stenciled the walls with a sophisticated trellis pattern. Then the cherry columns where primed and painted to lighten up the space and join the foyer with the living room rather than serve as a divider.

The columns were painted in Farrow and Ball, Ringwold Ground but in a 40% sheen, whereas the color previously painted in the living room was the same color, but in the estate emulsion. The trick to achieving the look in the foyer was stenciling twice. First in a mid gray color I mixed myself, then again with a dry roller using white in a satin finish.

The client loved the end result. What do you think? Do you like the way it turned out? Would you have left the columns the way they were?

I’d love to know what you think.

Happy Monday, Shannon