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Part 2- the Painted Lady's Facelift


So, here's a quick re-cap:

BEFORE

[caption id="attachment_2021" align="aligncenter" width="420" caption="This charming Victorian was faded and cracked- that is- until CertaPro Painters and I came in to the rescue...."][/caption]

AFTER

[caption id="attachment_2022" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="With a little updating on the colors and color placement, this house sparkles again"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2026" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Painting the window frames a different color than the trim adds dimension and shows off beautiful architectural elements "][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2025" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="I chose to emphasize the sunburst details on the first floor and balance that colors with the rectangle shapes just below the roofline. If those upper shapes weren't painted to stand out, most poeple would never really look past the sunbursts- they're beautiful but there's so much more to see!"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2024" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Keeping the color plan simple can require lots of editing and thoughtful decision making before brushes ever hit the house. Here, painting the entire door, trim, and transom one color with the porch details in the trim color, opens up the space and makes a dramatic statement. Selecting one more color just for the ceiling panels really adds an elegant and finished look. The overall feel is airy, sophisticated and welcoming"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_2027" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="And I just couldn't be more happy with the outcome. Gotta love it when a plan comes together. Thank you, George for your amazing efforts and the work of your crew! The place looks amazing if I do say so myself. I'm like a proud mama putting my little stamp on this little old San Francisco Lady."][/caption]


2 comments


  • Shannon

    Thanks, Mom!


  • Carole

    Shannon….I love the colors you picked. The house went from cute to beautiful.


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