A fresh look at the first floor. Right now, the dark wall colors and border treatments in the library, living room, foyer, and dining room are really at odds with the home's classic Colonial Revival architectural details. But with some fresh, bright color schemes and design treatments, these rooms will absolutely sparkle again.
Up the stairs
|The staircase now (front view).|
|The staircase now (side view).|
I hope these ideas make it easier to envision just how beautiful 920 Cedar Brook Road can be...again.
A few additional notes...
- I recently rediscovered this link from the Plainfield Historic Preservation Society, which describes the architectural importance of Cedar Brook Road.
- And here's one of many good overviews available online about the history and architectural features of Colonial Revival homes: