In this picture above you can get a peak into the den off the rest of the open concept main floor. The den has my favourite double French doors and a large bookcase on the wall to the right. There's a TV in here, two ...Read More
After the post on painted white floors yesterday, why not wrap up the week with a contrast – black doors! A set of doors or a single door painted black can add drama and impact to a room. I've painted my double doors black in my kitchen (above). These first two images were my inspiration for this.
I also love these two images of doors in black – beautiful!
I've always loved Cremone bolt hardware, it's the long vertical hardware that you often see on a set of French Doors. I think it adds such a beautiful detail to any doors (normally seen on a pair of doors). I've always envisioned this type of hardware on my double back doors, the black pair in the kitchen above. I think it would be a perfect finishing touch to these doors. I'll start looking for authentic vintage Cremone bolt hardware, but if I can't find what I'm looking for, I know it is available to buy 'new' from some suppliers who make vintage hardware. Here are more images of doors with Cremone bolts in my inspiration file.
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It also can be used to jazz up any interior cabinets, here is the hardware shown on cabinet doors, love how it looks!
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Image: House & Home magazine