Today’s post will continue with the work Susan Siefer and I recently completed in the Entryway at Glory restaurant in Andover, Massachusetts.
This small space, approximately 5′ x 5′ with an 8′ high ceiling, needed a little pizzazz. It is the main entrance to this hip restaurant and we wanted to give patrons a glimpse of what other delights wait for them inside. We only had two full walls to work with, the other 2 have large doors.
The interior door was already painted gold, but was a bit too vibrant. We toned it down a bit, using Stain & Seal. This gave the door a rich, antiqued look and highlighted the gorgeous carving.
The walls are rough barn board panels. They were given a slight texture with Soft Tex and a metallic glaze was added.
We used some patterned, silver hologram foils on the screws. (Thanks to Melanie for this idea concept, which I have adapted and used several times now!)
Now, when patrons open the first exterior door to this tiny entryway, they are greeted with a little sparkle on the softly glazed metallic walls and this magnificently carved door. It’s a small space that packs a lot of punch!