By applying joint compound and a color wash glaze, you can give your modern walls an Old World look. The joint compound gives the walls a rustic texture like those found in the ancient homes of Tuscany.
A much more modern living room with a multi-tone stone fireplace. The glass-enclosed fireplace rests low to the raised hearth. The main seating area is in a shallow pit in the floor, allowing the fireplace to seem much taller.