Tuesday, January 8, 2013

My Home Tour: the dining room

01/13 Home tour: living room and dining room
Each day this week I'm posting another room as part of a full home tour. See yesterday's here.

Our dining room is a small space connected to the living room by a wide doorway. I hung the same black-and-white-chevron living-room curtains in its window because it's really just a continuation of the same space. Meanwhile, the wine rack and my teapot collection help ease the transition into the kitchen.

This space, while simple, felt unfinished for a while after moving in because we were eating on a really horribly ugly and cheap table. My dream dining room would have a large wooden slab of a table, a rustic-looking thing with benches on both sides where at least 12 people could easily squeeze in beer-hall style. But we just don't have the space for that yet. So, for now, I'm quite please with this cute little glass kidney we found in the office section of IKEA. 


01/13 Home tour: living room and dining room
01/13 Home tour: living room and dining room
01/13 Home tour: living room and dining room
01/13 Home tour: living room and dining room
01/13 Home tour: living room and dining room
01/13 Home tour: living room and dining room
01/13 Home tour: living room and dining room
01/13 Home tour: living room and dining room
01/13 Home tour: living room and dining room
01/13 Home tour: living room and dining room
01/13 Home tour: living room and dining room

Shelves - IKEA
Table - IKEA
Chairs - IKEA
Teapots - Vintage
Menorah - Vintage
Animal figurines - vintage
Clipboards - Staples
Hangers - IKEA
Handbag - Lauren by Ralph Lauren 
Birdcage chandelier - made by me (tutorial here)
Artwork - all done by me (except Marie Antoinette which is a magazine page and "Things Change print" which is by a local artist)

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