I've made some progress on the dining room. I showed you my design board here for the rest of the dining room plan and I've incorporated several of the items already. This is an accomplishment record for me! Usually I sit on ideas for a while and hope they happen by osmosis while I play around in other rooms and create more and more plans. Not this time.
Just to refresh your brain, here's the before:
And now with the changes:
The goblets and place mats are from Z Gallerie. I scored on the placemats. They were on sale then I got them for another 20% off! Cha ching!
The once bronze candelabra is now lacquer black! So much better! It's amazing what spray paint can do.
La Fiorentina pillows add much needed pattern to the space. I just love them!
Please ignore my very wrinkly place mats. I know that I need to iron them, but I don't even iron shirts, much less these. I'm sure the wrinkles will disappear once I have my zig zag plates on them. I told Santa (aka hubby) that I wanted them for Christmas, but he sent me a rejection letter saying he's not buying me plates. Really, what kind of Santa is that? Guess I will have to take matters into my own hands.
I'm still undecided about the Clarice Dove drapes. Several of you said go for it, but I'm going to wait until I get everything else in the room and see if the space still needs more pattern and color. Plus, with the holidays, the cream drapes will work better with my festive decor.
Do you like the changes so far?
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