Blog Posts - Dining Room



Farmhouse Table Refinish Project

Occasionally friends and family call me when they have furniture pieces they no longer need. A friend of mine was moving and had an old barn full of what she considered “junk”. She sent me a picture of a wood table and 6 chairs and told m...
by Junque Cottage on May 31, 2016

My Final Apartment Video Tour

I might have been living in Roanoke for two months now (hey time, I’d like to see where you go because the way you slip away is magical) but have I shown you much of my new place? Nope. Because I haven’t wrapped up the old place yet here...
by Rappsody in Rooms on May 31, 2016

Dining Room Layout: The Most Ideal Measurements

Not having the ideal measurements for your dining room layout can create an awkward and uncomfortable space. To provide a relaxing, functional room it helps to understand the dimensions needed to create an enjoyable dining experience for your family...
by Interior Decor Tips on May 28, 2016

ironstone, a tool tote, bottles & tags

After all of the craziness of Lucketts, I decided to take the week off.  I knew I probably would, so I cleared the calendar.  Sometimes I think I’ll want a break and then I don’t. I feel the momentum and I am raring to go.  This time I...
by Miss Mustard Seed on May 26, 2016

Back To The Dining Table…Again

Well…*sigh*. Yes, I’m redoing my dining table again. If you’re keeping count, this will be #4. 😀 The issue I have with this table isn’t the style. It’s a farmhouse style table, and I love farmhouse tables. It’s...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on May 25, 2016

High-Low Farmhouse Dining Room Decor

Hello! This is Kristin from Postbox Designs, back to share some beautiful, but affordable ways to decorate your home. I’m a huge believer that you can get great design at any budget! Sometimes I have even more fun decorating for clients with a smal...
by Remodelaholic on May 24, 2016

Gorgeous lighting idea over the kitchen table

Time Of The AquariusAlvhemI have a thing for these black pendant lamps lately with their sleek minimalistic design and that extra long cord that makes them feel unrefined and laid back. They look equally good in a group or solo. The lamps in the firs...
by My Paradissi on May 23, 2016

SWELL SHOPPING: ELEGANT DINING ROOM

(via Elle Decor, photography by Björn Wallander) Although my last Swell Shopping post was a Parisian dining room, I can’t help but share another French dining room today, especially since I’m starting a big dining room makeover this summ...
by Thou Swell on May 23, 2016

Fluid Acrylic Abstract Painting + Simple Modern DIY Frame

My fireplace has a new piece of artwork now. This weekend, I wanted a fun and relaxing project to work on, and making a piece of artwork seemed like just the thing. I decided to try my hand at fluid acrylic abstract painting, and let me tell you̷...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on May 23, 2016

Finished Roman Shade and Finished Hardwood Floor Refresh

My first Roman shade is completely finished. Just four more to go. If you missed the tutorial on how to make this style of Roman shade, you can find that here. I’ll be adding more pictures to that post later today to show how to make and attach...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on May 20, 2016

10 Tips to Add Paintings Into Your Home

In a world where our walls are filled with photographs and mass produced prints and inspiring quotes, somebody had the brilliant idea to be daring and return to the classics. Yes, the paintings. You’ll find them in your grandma’s house a...
by Home decoration on May 20, 2016

Beautiful Breakfast Nooks That Will Convince You to Get One

How many times have we been scrolling through our Pinterest feeds and come across someone lounging in a breakfast nook on a sunny morning, magazine in hand, steaming coffee on the table? It just inspires those monsters of jealousy in us. Believe it o...
by Home decoration on May 19, 2016

How To Make A Fully Operational Roman Shade

How To Make A Fully Operational Roman Shade - Part 1...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on May 18, 2016

How To Make A Fully Operational Roman Shade – Part 1

Well, I’m finally almost finished with my first Roman shade. Yep…just the first one. I still have four to go. 😀 I’m very slow at sewing anyway, even when I know exactly what I’m doing. But to be quite honest, it has been ye...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on May 18, 2016

Favorite Art & New Favorite Artists

I spent most of yesterday in the music room working on the Roman shades for my dining room windows, and as I was working, I kept glancing into the entryway and dining room and making a mental list of all of the projects that still need to be done bef...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on May 17, 2016

10 Places to Hang a Chandelier In Your Home

There’s just something about a chandelier that exudes luxury and glamor. The hanging crystals that bounce rainbows across the room make you feel like you’ve stepped into a Hollywood movie or a French chateau. You’ll be happy to hear...
by Home decoration on May 12, 2016

Mini Floor Refinishing Project

Mini Floor Refinishing Project...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on May 10, 2016

Mini Floor Refinishing Project — Progress

Hey y’all! I didn’t work on the house at all this past weekend, so yesterday I got started on my floor again. Just to recap, the reason I’m calling this a “mini” floor refinishing project is because I’m not breakin...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on May 10, 2016

Needing Some Privacy (Roman Shades or Cellular Shades?)

I’ve really enjoyed having my dining room draperies finished and installed. I love the difference that fabric window treatments make in a room! As I mentioned, I decided to go with decorative panels rather than functional draperies that will be...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on May 6, 2016

Time To Address My Hardwood Floors (Paint Overspray, Paint Spills, Scratches, Etc.)

I get asked about my floors on a pretty regular basis, and for obvious reasons. In just about every picture of my dining room progress, you can see paint spills on the floor and overspray by the baseboards. Obviously, I just haven’t been really...
by Addicted 2 Decorating on May 5, 2016


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