Thursday, May 12, 2016

Entryway Redone!



For this trim work project, I wanted to find a new guy to hire.  The trim work I had done in the past was done well, but took a long time to complete so I wanted to find someone that could get it done quickly for me.  I HIGHLY recommend this guy.  He was extremely reliable, detail oriented, worked hard, and got it all done in 3 days!  I couldn't have been happier.  
His name is Lee Hyland (801-815-1862).  
If you live in or around the Salt Lake City area then you're in luck :)
Here are some pictures of the process:

I also had him add a bigger header to all my doors in my hallway, 
and a bit of trim to the inside of these wide arches that enter into my kitchen.

The next step was painting, Lee recommended some painters for me that he often works with and they too were fabulous!  I requested that they paint it all by hand (I hate the mess that spraying creates) and they accommodated my craziness and did a beautiful job!

Once it was painted, I had grasscloth wallpaper installed.  This is the wallpaper I ordered.  I felt comfortable going with "faux" grass cloth since it wasn't at eye level so nobody would notice otherwise (I don't think I would use it if it was eye level?).  I used the company Details by Others for the installation.

Now I'm itchin' to get the last 2 rooms in the house done!  Just my bedroom and the office to go!


  1. I'm so glad you posted this! I have loved your dining room trim and plan on copying your trim work in this room (by doing it myself). We have a formal living/dining room with 18 foot ceilings that is desperately calling for trim work! Do you know what is the smaller piece of trim the contractor used inside the rectangles? I live in Seattle otherwise I'd use your contractor!

    1. Sorry I don't know what the smaller piece is.

  2. Just found your blog this morning and it is just the inspiration I needed for trim work! I absolutely adore what you have done with your entryway. The grasscoth is perfection. Great job, you have a great eye!
    Natasha Kalita Design

  3. I loved popping in and seeing a new post! Your house is amazing and such lovely eye candy. What a beautiful foyer--love the faux grasscloth, too.

  4. It's nice to see you blogging again. I followed you before and love the work you have done. Can you tell me where you bought your entryway chandeliers? I've been looking for those and having a hard time finding them.

  5. Stunning!!! And, congrats on the 5th boy, by the way. I have 4 sons. :) Could you please tell me where you purchased your entry pillows?

    1. Thanks! The pillows are from TJ Maxx, Target, and Etsy