The clients wanted to downsize and simplify, and to find a period home with charm and original detail. Chip and Joanna Gaines helped them find a turn-of-the-century gem and update it to suit their needs while retaining a successful balance of the old and the new.
Interesting idea maybe for wall between dining & living rooms ?! ... "Bookcase surrounding a door - would do this but keep it bungalow style with dark wood and see through to the other room. Great detailing!"