My Houzz: An Antique Cape Cod House Explodes With ColorFarmhouse Staircase, New York
Photo by: Rikki Snyder © 2012 Houzz
What Houzz contributors are saying:
Fancy up the front entryway. Greet guests with a dose of color as soon as they step in the door. Using bold color in the front entryway of a home makes an immediate impression, Stern says. “It sets the tone for the entire house.”
6. Splatter-paint floors. Long before Jackson Pollock became known as Jack the Dripper, folks on Cape Cod decorated their floors with splattered paint. According to a recent New York Times article, the technique reached the height of its popularity during the Colonial Revival era and grew out of the tradition of stenciling floors.