Yeah, that isn't hyperbole. This rescue is nothing less than jaw-dropping. For me, it's because if confronted with such a space, I wouldn't know where to begin. The brickwork looked in good condition, but there was a lot of it. As for that banister, oye. But spaces such as this are what designers live for, and, thankfully, for those who can't afford a pro, they post befores and afters on their websites to inspire all. Take a deep breath, and then take a look at the transformation below:
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Before and After Gallery [decoratingden.com]