BLUE DOOR FRAME
The custom-painted fretwork routine over the dining room doorway in this house is by Gracie, but you might also try one utilizing Martha Stewart's DIY hints.
For homeowners seeking more transformative solutions (and who are not reluctant to call from a builder to help).
In a Folly Beach, South Carolina, bungalow, driftwood-inspired accents are hung above the door, finishing a shore vibe (however some other hanging sculptures may be nice above a door). ]In a Beirut house by May Daouk Decoration and Design, a Syrian calligraphic panel adds height to a door hung directly above the opening. Exotic Living Room by May Daouk Decoration and Design in Beirut, Lebanon
Painted medallions adorn a doorway in Emilio Pucci's ancestral Florentine home. Permanent Above-Door Decor
Fixing for renters, first-times, and anyone who does not need to cut out a window to complete this task (though, scroll down in case you do).
Dishes and platters passed through Andrea Anson's and Gordon McCollum's households fill the kitchen 19th-century Welsh dresser in a New York townhouse (yes this one's above a window, but it could also go above a doorway ).
Custom-made doors within this Ray Booth--made Louisiana house have paneled windows over them which appear to open up the space to the outside.
Neoclassical architectural details include the walls and above-door area in this grand Paris living area.
Exiting a room may come with all the pomp and delight of penetrating one in case you've taken the opportunity to think about above-door decor. ("Is that a thing?" You may be thinking about. To which we say: Sure, why not?) This swath of wall space above many doorways--those that lead between rooms and from indoors to outdoors both--can be easy to dismiss if you have four other walls , gasp, a complete house to decorate. But all you want to do is give it a passing thought and maybe a nail or two. Once adorned, the doorway will feel more finished and in some cases entirely opened up--far better than feeling nothing in any respect, if you inquire. Below are some of some of our decor ideas.
A pair of twin mirrors top the living room doors from the late Italian Vogue Editor Franca Sozzi's Paris home, looking nearly as transparent as dividers.