before and after · DIY · Painting

Can’t Sweep It Under THIS Rug

Ever heard of Trompe L’oeil?  It’s just a fancy French phrase meaning “To fool the eye”.  The picture above is one of my interpretations of it. Can you tell what’s not real?  If you guessed the zebra rug, you’d be right.  This sunroom has hardwood floors, but the previous owners had two dogs that I’m… Continue reading Can’t Sweep It Under THIS Rug

before and after · DIY · Painting

See the wallpaper forest AND the painted trees

I adore paint. There are so many solutions for decorating problems in the form of liquid colour. You can paint almost anything. People have joked that if it’s in my house and it’s not moving, it’s fair game! There are actually two design lessons here, and although I’ll be focusing more on one, I will… Continue reading See the wallpaper forest AND the painted trees