Design duo Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke show Domino magazine how they gave a Brooklyn row house wacky-but-wonderful charm through clever renovating, bold decorating and easy shortcuts.

in the guest bedroom (after)

decorating fix Cabbage-rose wallpaper on the ceiling "draws your eye up and away from the sides of the room" for further visual interest, Nixon says.

quick tip High-gloss oil paint, which was used on the moldings and trim, is "easy to clean and adds a little sheen," Loecke says.

The latticed, striped and floral prints pick up on the colors of the house.

FRENCH DOOR 400 Series $1,199 for stores CROWN MOLDINGS #364 $260/foot, for information CURTAIN FABRIC "Lattice" in Lime $20.99/yard, and SHADE FABRIC "Key West" $14.99/yard, LAMP-SHADE FABRIC "Hydrangea" in Greens about $105/yard, Schumacher (800) 523-1200 for information BED The Milling Road Collection queen "Malacca" $4,550 for stores CRISSCROSS PILLOW $375 for information BEDSIDE CABINET Martha Stewart Furniture with Bernhardt "Fernwood Chest" $726 for stores CHANDELIER (similar to shown) Metal and resin "Bamboo Bell" $695 CEILING PAPER Thibaut "Fanfare" in Brown about $86/roll, Pacific Design Services (310) 360-6418 DOOR AND MOLDING PAINT Hurricane Lamp #50YY 71/369, for stores

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