Saturday, January 19, 2013

A Few Quick Dining Room Updates

I have been a little hesitant to take down all of the Christmas decorations. I am seeing beautiful Spring decor pop up on Pinterest. 

Oh Spring...we miss you.

However, it is going to be 9 degrees here on Monday. I feel it is a bit early for Spring.

I secretly want to wrap my house in a cozy sweater and hibernate.

So...I have taken down much of the Christmas decor but left up much of the winter pretties. I took a moment today to pretty up the dining room and change a few little things around. 

My first update was to our serving area (or what I assume would be our serving area if we were to ever eat in the dining room).
 I really enjoy painting signs of all shapes and sizes. This little "eat" sign is a favorite. It looks so pretty placed on the vintage cutting board and antique marble slab.
 This ladder is amazing with it's beautiful hardware. I hung one of my vintage sewing wheels to the hardware. This is also a great place to display some vintage lace.
 We have also added curtains so that my very kind neighbors no longer have to see me sing and dance in the evening. I can assure you that it is not a pretty sight.
Speaking of "not a pretty sight"...forgive the floors. They are getting beautified in the next few weeks. I am so excited to see these original floors restored and used beautifully again. The dining room and living room are connected. This will be a big change for both rooms. I hope to be able to show you the full living room update soon. However, it always seems to be undergoing a bit of serious construction.
My husband is currently working his magic on the living room fireplace and built-ins. It will be beautiful.

10 comments:

  1. I love how you style your wall arrangements. I see a blank wall and go into panic mode! Everything looks perfect for winter. 9 degrees, wow! We were in the 20's all week and I thought I was cold!

    I can't wait to see your floors and fireplace. Now is the time to do it.

    Stay warm!

    XO,
    Jane

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  2. Cool vintage wood sign! Looking forward to seeing your reveals!
    xx
    Anne

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  3. Your dining room is really coming along. I like the curtains you added. They add softness without covering up those beautiful windows. My daughter is craving a ladder like the one you have. I'm hoping to find one for her at the flea market. Can't wait to see your living room!

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  4. Love so many of your decorative elements!

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  5. Oh your room is just lovely! A great mix of vintage and pretty colors!

    Smiles,
    The Joyful Thrifter

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  6. Love, love all your additions! Beautiful!

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  7. Ohhh I love your rustic treasures on your walls! Those baskets are the coolest! Lovely room!

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  8. Your wire baskets are fantastic! I love the ladder too.
    Everything looks so nice!
    Besos from Argentina, Silvina

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