If you ask HGTV's brother-and-sister duo -- interior designer Leanne and contractor Steve Ford -- home design is all about breaking rules.
So, while the stars of “Restored By the Fords” say homeowners tend to shy away from black paint because it makes a space feel smaller, Leanne and Steve embrace it -- but on the ceiling, not the walls!
"It makes [the space] more vast," Leanne explains. "Like the night sky."
And she’s not lying!
Just look how chic and spacious this room looks:
And the bold pair doesn’t only break rules in the paint department!
Watch the video above to hear why they’re all for mixing metals and putting furniture in the bathroom. (Trust us, have a look!)