The chal­lenge

Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - HOMES -

IN our pho­to­graph the de­sign­ers have made a fo­cal point of the un­usual wall by plac­ing a red chair in front of it along with colour­ful art­work and tall reeds. En­hanc­ing unique fea­tures rather than try­ing to hide them is the way to go in a room like this. Look how much move­ment and drama that fo­cal wall has. The unique char­ac­ter of the wall is fur­ther en­hanced by paint­ing the shelf and fire­place trim in a soft white against the lovely yel­low walls. There is a fire­place be­hind that red chair so the fur­ni­ture ar­range­ment is not per­fect. How­ever, when the fire­place is not in use the red chair blocks what would be a black hole in the hearth. The chair can sim­ply be moved when the fire­place is needed. You may have to make some com­pro­mises if you have unique rooms in your home but in this case it’s a small price to pay.

The un­usual wrap-around pic­ture win­dow would def­i­nitely be a chal­lenge when try­ing to pur­chase

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