This weekend was spent contemplating what I consider to be a pretty big change in my house. I think Steven Gambrel is a design genius and for a while now, I've admired how many of the country homes in his portfolio boast interior doors painted a few shades darker than the beautifulgray/ blue walls. It adds such a soft touch but also is an unexpected detail, which I love even more.
The walls throughout most of my home are painted ICI's Newcastle Grey, mixed at 50% and is actually quite similar to some of the rooms in the photos below. It's a beautiful, light gray/blue that is soothing and calm. I think a touch darker on the interior doors throughout my home would be beautiful-I'm going to start with my pantry doors and see how it goes from there. In the meantime, here are some of the beautiful images that first inspired me:
All photos via S.R. Gambrel.