Showing posts from July, 2011

Wall Art on a Budget

Here's an inexpensive way to create some interest in a hallway or stairwell. We created the diagonal photo montage for a client in Redondo Beach, California. Using existing family candids we mounted the photos on inexpensive frames from Target, similar to these . We chose white frames to match the banister, baseboard and existing fixtures. The trick to achieving an expensive look: we used a 10% coupon and had the mats custom cut at a local frame store . (Yes, some designers actually use coupons!) Finally, to lead your eye from the downstairs public rooms to the upstairs private living quarters we painted the hallway a bright red (from Benjamin Moore).