Do you know it has been exactly one year since I told you I was planning to update
my dining room, and get rid of the brown here.
I can't believe it's still not finished...maybe 2013 will be THE year!
I have a plan to change out the high-end cabinet and replace it with the free one we found
on the sidewalk in our neighborhood here..more on those plans after the holidays.
Speaking of holidays, I went with
but only on the chandelier and kept the rest of the room subdued to compensate.
Since we went with the unconventional tree here we had a lot of
ornaments we weren't using, so...I blinged out the chandelier!
The reflection in the mirror shows the nail head ceiling here.
The view from below, I simply hung a collection of high-end and low-end glass
ornaments from their hooks.
I like the glam with paired our farm table.
The only other decor I have in the dining room are some crispy evergreen boughs,
pine cones, a glass bowl of more ornaments on the table, and simple arrangement
on the cabinet.
Remember how excited I was to find the chairs with the open backs,
in anticipation of using accent pillows that would be visible...I made the first ones.
It's called White Bunny Fur, it's soft, cozy, (and made a big mess) perfect for winter, and
my favorite is the texture it adds to the smooth high gloss finish on the chairs and the
rustic wood table.
I had the captain's chairs professionally re-upholstered, they had a roll on the
back I wanted removed and thought it was best left to the pros. The Vermicelli fabric
brings in the modern look I'm going for (not there yet) and has a great texture, almost
Be sure to stop by tomorrow, the winner of the present will be announced.
Have a wonderful day, friends!