I'm leaning towards this Designer's Guild Florimund wallpaper for our dark foyer. It's a narrowish but long entry, with little room for furniture although it does sport a gumball machine from last week's flea market and a fireplace. I love the Florimund for its dignified symmetry and scrollwork. It's pretty. If you recall, we had black and white wallpaper in our first Casapinka and although I didn't get to finish decorating the entry, we loved the wallpaper. It's the same paper that the Novogratz duo used recently and I haven't seen this Wallpaper from the Seventies used anywhere else.
While I love the Florimund paper, I also am smitten with this Madame Butterfly wallpaper, also from Designer's Guild. Tomorrow, while the kiddos are safely ensconced with Husband and Grandpa at our favorite breakfast spot, I'm going to steal across the street to Adler's in Providence. There, I will place an order for one of these papers, only deciding at the last minute. Would you care to leave an opinion? We need a bright happy space for entry into Casapinka and I think either one would do. If we use the Florimund, however, that leaves room for some mighty fun lacquering of banister rails and fireplace surrounds, all of which are painted...wait for it....dark brown. as you can see.
Casapinka's ugly, depressing foyer. An area to pass through as quickly as possible on the way to the pink crown molding.