One of my all-time most popular posts is this one: 10 Ways to Add Class to a Builder-Grade Home. I wrote it because, well, we live in a builder-grade home and when we moved in, boy, did we need to add some personality to it. I called it the beige box. Five years later, and we’ve come a long way to classin’ up the joint. Here’s our latest addition:
We followed the basic instructions from A Charming Nest that I linked to in my original post, and adding a door casing to the opening between our dining room and family room. I can’t even believe the world of difference it made! Check it out! Here’s what that opening looked like (during the tear-out phase of our reno…we’re much further along now, but it’s the only “before” picture I could find):
And here’s the new door casing:
Here’s the original post if you haven’t seen it.
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