From Dining-Wrong to Dining Room
How do I know my Parents love me?
1. They didn’t kill our dog after he peed on their new carpet 3 times
2. They buy me Starbucks when I’m sick at home
3. They don’t make fun of the fact that we moved 4 months ago and I’m on couch #3 already.
4. They don’t discourage me from making impulse purchases (like couches) – in fact they lend me their truck and help me load
And most importantly…they let me play with their house.
Now don’t get me wrong – it’s not like I get full reign or anything. Let’s just say that they are ‘open to suggestions’ and if they aren’t? I pester them until they are.
The Dining Room Before
Before, the dining room had an inherited table and buffet…
hese pieces certainly did the job, but as with many inherited pieces they weren’t necessarily the style my parents would have picked had they bought them new from the store (an understatement btw).
The Dining Room After
It was luck that took me to a clients home where they were selling this AMAZING set with funky green chairs. My mom is a HUGE fan of funky (aka chartreuse) green and while we’d previously nodded to this fetish with a few accessories, this was a way to really COMMIT to it.
Read more: Kitchen Remodel here
Their house has a super unique layout where the open floor plan is separated by a fireplace and surrounding wall (which you’ll see more of when I do the living room post)
We also used their own amazing photography to accent the walls.
The fun part!
The wicker pendant lamps tie into the comfy and rustic nature of the accessories
Read more: Check out the Kitchen Makeover – Before and After photos
They also made great use of the buffet and hutch which I refinished a few years ago (here) as we accessorized it with things that are close to their hearts – not just random pieces from a random store.
The Colour Palette
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