Step 7: Invite friends over and relish in your handiwork — they won't believe the gold leafing was a DIY because it looks so good! Job well done; cheers to you! Related Article: 3 Ways to Style a Bar Without a Bar Cart
In this prewar Greenwich Village apartment, Steven Gambrel went for a sophisticated European look. He achieved this through stark contrasts. The apartment entry shows this off beautifully — warm yellow curtains stand out against white, black and gray surfaces, and the lacquered wood floor is amplified by the matte paint on the walls and doors.