The Sage Home | Livingroom with Painted Built-in

Before & After

The built-in at the The Sage Home has a new paint color and it’s…SAGE! Soft Sage by Sherwin Williams to be exact.
I had these shelves built in this home when I renovated it 6ish years ago. I love that they are such a WOW moment when you walk in the house, but over time they started to look…unfinished. So it was time for a change. We bulked up the shelves by nailing 1×2 pieces of wood to the front of each shelf. Then caulked, primed and painted. And it has a whole new look!

This is just the “Before We Added Wood & Painted”. If you want to see the real before, head to THIS post!

A simple change that makes a huge impact!

This built-in has been styled so many ways throughout the years, and I am sure I will say it again, but this is my favorite! I started to take out all the store bought decor, and exchange it for my thrifted tchotchkes. It feels way more special now.


Most styling items are vintage, if you have questions about specific items, leave a comment!

Trent Accent Chairs (I bought from a studio sale)
Loloi x Rifle Paper Rug
Ikea pullout couch
Bamboo Blinds
Old West Elm coffee table

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