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February 25, 2013 in Design Dilemma
Hello everyone. I am not sure what kind of decor would go well in this area (show in picture) that is in our foyer area. I would love to hear what everyone has in mind..please help! :)
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Barnhart Gallery
Hi parvathi -- Here's a recent thread that may give you some ideas: http://www.houzz.com/discussions/348019/Niches-cubbie-dilemma
February 25, 2013 at 7:58AM     
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KM&M Designs
Niches can be very lovely in a foyer. I would paint the interior an accent color and hang a beautiful picture or painting that is more shallow than the niche. It is a purely decorative space.
February 25, 2013 at 8:16AM     
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Builders love to make niches, I'm not sure why. I'd hang a nice painting or picture in there, and like Katherine said, paint an accent color.

I'll trade you -- yours for mine. I have one in my foyer that needs a painting or sculpture -- 2 feet wide, and oh, about 60" tall. Yikes.
February 25, 2013 at 8:23AM     
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Anything goes. Art, sculptures. I have dried roses in vase for the niche in my foyer !

February 25, 2013 at 8:39AM   
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Thank u all! These r sme gr8 ideas!
February 25, 2013 at 9:51AM   
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@parvathi87: How about a vividly cheerful abstract like

@kdeley: I can create something larger for you to enhance your space. Please visit http://www.spkcreative.com/large-multi-view/gallery/2018986-8-168503/Painting/Acrylic/Abstract.html#.USu1qqV9b9Q for commission info.



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February 25, 2013 at 11:04AM   
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Ella at Wishack.com
Hi Parvathi,

I agree with the other posts, painting this a different color would really make the space pop, nothing too out there but maybe something like an olive green that isn't overwhelming. Or you could add a nice piece of wall art, something like this: http://www.wishack.com/Holly_Martin_Aiden_Wall_Art_p/ham-93-013-056-4-22.htm

It's not too large but it has a nice color palette for you.

Or if you want something really cool, try these: http://www.wishack.com/Holly_Martin_Samuel_the_Lion_2pc_Wall_Panel_Set_p/ham-93-008-056-1-04.htm

Not sure on the dimensions of your space but you could create something totally unique this way.
February 25, 2013 at 11:17AM   
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I would add a light and beautiful iron scroll work! Another option is tall branches in skinny sleek vases since it is not deep. Paint colors are by choice. I don't know what u have in surrounding areas.
February 25, 2013 at 12:32PM   
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How about painting it an accent color, and adding a great clock? [houzz=
February 25, 2013 at 12:43PM   
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JUL313 Gallery
A great painting would really show well in the space. I just completed several paintings which would look great and really bring out the room. I also work on commission. My website is www.jul313.com. Contact me at julie@jul313.com with any questions
February 25, 2013 at 2:29PM     
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La Maison Chic
February 25, 2013 at 2:37PM   
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