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July 16, 2014

Fake Architectural Detail With Paint

If a room lacks architectural oomph, create trompe l’oeil wainscotting with painter’s tape. Sarah Hartill applied a pewter shade to the bottom part of boy’s bedroom walls to contrast the mint upper walls and ceiling. This gives dimension to the room, without investing in millwork.


Donna Griffith


Lamp (on dresser), Queen West Antiques Centre; canvas tote (on dresser), globe, La Merceria.



House & Home May 2013 issue