We started with this:
This morning it was looking like this:
And now it’s looking like this (notice the change?):
Still a ways to go, but I’m liking the way it’s turning out! I am extremely glad I stuck with my gut on moving the posts back one step, even though I was told by a couple people that I shouldn’t or couldn’t do it. The entryway feels so much more open! I am also really happy with the way the simple but classic trim turned out on the posts. They look just like my inspiration posts! Next week it will be sanding, staining, and painting!