It’s time for another Design Ramblings…
I hope you’re all enjoying these, because we sure are!
I think Kriste and I are both getting more comfortable chatting together in this format. Since it is “design ramblings”, most of the episodes will be us talking about a specific design-related subject, but we already have some field trips planned as well as videos that are more instructional.
In this episode, we answer three questions from our first “fan letter”, which we were pretty excited about. We talk through the sliding barn door trend, what to do with a house full of paneling and should you paint a fireplace…
Yes, “soundproof-ness” is a word.
So, I ripped on diagonal paneling in the video. Then, as I was looking for a picture of beautiful room with unpainted paneling, I remembered the room by Amy from The Little Farm Diary that I featured a few weeks ago. Lo and behold, her paneling is diagonal and I think this room looks great! So, there is an exception to every opinion I toss out there!
We showed this in the video, but I thought I would show the pictures as well, so you can really compare our family room before, when we had the fireplace…
…and after, once it was removed. The functionality of the space improved greatly when we took a sledgehammer to that thing!
Now, I would suggest keeping a fireplace 9 our of 10 times, but this just goes to show again that there are always exceptions.
If you have any design questions you’d like to answer or topics you’d like us to ramble about, please ask away!
PS – Could you spot the hand in the video?