Usually "before" photos are pretty darn ugly. And this one isn't. But once you see the "after" photo, I think you'll agree that a major improvement has been made. Click through to see what that change was.
A new paint color! This further proves my theory that paint is the most valuable tool in a homeowner's arsenal. It's amazing how different the space looks, right? The dark blue color complements the warm toned flooring, whereas the original light brown color clashed a bit with the beautiful hardwood. The blue also makes the white banister really pop. Head on over to House of Earnest for more photos and information.
Before & After: A Navy Blue Entryway [House of Earnest]