Homeowner/designer Tobi Fairley enlarged the mantel shelf in the family room and painted it. "I left the beams unpainted because it made the room homey." Tobi painted the backs of bookcases green to balance the room's orange and black-and-white.
The Loft - Charming Tennessee Mountain Cottage - Southernliving. You need a big landing to balance out little bedrooms, says Halvorson. Here, they vaulted the ceiling and clad it with board-and-batten. - Home Decor Styles