Sometimes we are asked to just change the colors of the walls, because the new homeowner does not like them. Sometimes we are asked to paint a whole house gray, because it will look good to sell. It is the times that we really get to transform someone’s space that makes me enjoy what we do.
This person bought a house in South Philadelphia and decided to a lot of work. She removed wallpaper and drop ceilings. The living room was left looking like this.
The plaster and doors were in such bad shape that she removed them all and had them replaced with drywall and new doors. This is how we found the 2nd floor.
We were called in to repair the 1st floor ceiling, skim coat the long stairwell wall, and prime and paint the 2nd floor.
When we were done, the house looked like this:
The main walls were painted with Steely Gray, and the accent wall was Yam. Both were Sherwin-Williams colors. There were 4 doors on the 2nd floor and each was a different stunning color. The homeowner provided the paints for them, and I did not take note of them. I was fully surprised that these colors worked out to make an exciting house.