No matter how many walls or pieces I paint,
I'm always surprised at the difference paint can make.
I did this board and batten treatment on this entryway over 2 years ago.
And I just got around to painting the entryway to match the rest of the house.
The results are pretty dramatic.
(Excuse the horrid Before pictures. It's all I could find to work with)
This entryway is small .
This house has no mudroom so I wanted something that looked pretty and functional.
A place to hang coats, bags, keys.
I found several board and batten tutorials online and had all the wood
precut at Lowes.
The total for the board and batten treatment that includes:
lumber, paint, nails, adhesive, and hooks
Came to $125.
And then it stayed in this state for the last two years.
I had since repainted most of the house a grey/blue but had not gotten to
the entryway yet.
I dont know why I didn't do it sooner.
I'm loving the new colors.
Wall color: Benjamin Moore Gray Owl
This area of the house is so dark, I was hesitant to paint the door black.
I'm loving the contrast though.
You can never go wrong with a black door.
Now if y'all excuse me while I finish painting the rest of this hallway
and question some longtime friendships on what excuse they have for not giving me a heads up on the
bad state of my entryway.
(You know who you are!)
What simple paint fix are you still living with?
Labels: Benjamin Moore Gray Owl, board and batten, entryway makeover, paint