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Designer Blair Gordon helps a small Sag Harbor home live a little larger with ideas that lighten and brighten.

White stairwell and entry
Photo: Jean Allsopp

Just add white.

“Never underestimate the power of white paint to pen up a room,” says Blair. Two coats of Benjamin Moore’s Brilliant White paint transformed the wood-paneled entry, stairwell, and dining room from dark and dreary to light and airy. A simplified palette allows the small spaces to breathe a little easier.

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