The old railing was removed so that a more functional room "divider" could be added.
       
     
A custom designed and built "room divider" is added.
       
     
Family Room-Before (time for updating!)
       
     
Family Room Updated!
       
     
View from kitchen.
       
     
Focal wall.
       
     
Family Room updated!
       
     
Whimsy...
       
     
Top of new custom piece.
       
     
The old railing was removed so that a more functional room "divider" could be added.
       
     
The old railing was removed so that a more functional room "divider" could be added.
A custom designed and built "room divider" is added.
       
     
A custom designed and built "room divider" is added.

This is two-sided and provides display/storage space for kitchen and family room.

Family Room-Before (time for updating!)
       
     
Family Room-Before (time for updating!)
Family Room Updated!
       
     
Family Room Updated!
View from kitchen.
       
     
View from kitchen.
Focal wall.
       
     
Focal wall.

Focal wall is hand painted in a motif similar to the fabric on accent chairs.

Family Room updated!
       
     
Family Room updated!

Another view of the room.  Notice how the focal wall treatment compliments the accent chairs.

Whimsy...
       
     
Whimsy...
Top of new custom piece.
       
     
Top of new custom piece.

This is the top of the "room divider."  This was faux painted to look like wood.  Did it fool you?