Sometimes it pays to try something a little different, and sometimes it doesn't. Such was the case with the molding installation. To make things a kind of fancy and elegant in there, we decided to incorporate chair rail and picture molding. The only catch was that there's a steep angle on one of the walls that made attaching the chair rail a challenge.
Chris found a way to get around it for the crown molding by building a soffit, and figured he'd do something similar for the chair rail.
Except it didn't look very good.
|Hard to tell from this picture, but the piece of trim behind the chair rail is cut at the opposite angle of the wall to provide a straight edge for the chair rail to sit against.|
But he did. Because he's awesome.
Here's the angled wall with a piece of trim behind it acting as a wedge.
Unfortunately, the redo set us back about a day. Small potatoes when you think about how long we plan to stay in this house (forever). As impatient as I am with our renovations, I'm glad we didn't make any compromises in order to finish sooner.
Have you had any experiences like this? Or any where you decided to compromise?