Design Boards: Colorful Vintage Modern Living and Dining …

Design Boards: Colorful Vintage Modern Living and Dining Spaces

An embarrassingly long time ago, I helped one of our friends/neighbors with design boards for their living and dining areas. They live in the same type of space as we do – an airy loft with concrete ceilings and a brick wall. This has to be one of my favorites boards yet – it’s masculine and a little moody but also bright and fun.  They have two small children, so it had to be kid-friendly (hello, big leather sectional and storage for toys), and they wanted a healthy dose of… View Post

Lust List: Kitchen and Dining

Lust List: Kitchen and Dining

I thought I’d share some of the pretty things I’m coveting right now (and a few I’ve already got in my clutches). Is it bad that this little lot is only kitchen/dining stuff? I’m thinking The Lust List might have to become a recurring feature around these parts. 1. Enamel utensil set 2. Monogram mugs – I got one of these for Christmas and now I just want to replace all my mugs with them! 3. Gold flatware – if only my budget was bigger! 4. Gold wine glasses 5.… View Post

Recovered Dining Chairs

Recovered Dining Chairs

I found three yards of this beautiful fabric (Laura Ashley’s Lori Print in Duck Egg) in the remnants bin for 50% off while I was in England and used it to cover our otherwise bland dining chairs. Before After It’s such a simple project – just unscrew the seat pads and staple your new fabric on. It took maybe half an hour to do these three chairs, but I love the difference this little update has made. I also picked up the table cloth from Laura Ashley – it’s plastic… View Post