Category Archives: Dining Room

A NEW TABLE AND RUG

I was going back through my blog and looking at the before and after pics, and realized a lot has changed since I did the inital “after” photo.  I guess it proves Ryans point that nothing stays the same around here for long;)  I hate that when he’s right!:)  So, I thought I’d slowly update the blog pages and show you what we’ve “changed” around here! Here is the photo I had on my before and after section on the blog.. That seems … Continue Reading »

VALENTINE POUFS AND AN UPDATE

If you live in the midwest, you are in complete sympathy with how long of a winter this has been.  Not because of the length, but because of the cold!  I read that Minneapolis is considered the coldest large city in the country, even beating out Anchorage, Alaska this year.  Yep, that’s not an award I was hoping to win.  So, after taking down my Christmas decor I usually struggle with what to put out.  We can’t really jump from Christmas to Spring, … Continue Reading »

HOW TO WHITEWASH FURNITURE AND DINING ROOM REVEAL

In the last post I left you hanging with the whole room reveal.  I feel like this dining room has been a bit of a menace ever since we moved in.  I have struggled with it for so long.  Part of the reason being that this whole room is just so long and narrow, and in the dining room I have 3 solid walls with nothing to break them up!  Usually there are windows, or a door, or something so you don’t have … Continue Reading »

Yet another….Chalkboard Project!

Well, if you know me at all you know that I love chalkboard paint.  What’s not to love.  It’s cheap, makes a big statement, and you can decorate it differently year round.  I bet your wondering, where in the world is she going to put it now?? or maybe not, but I’m going to show you anyway:) I’ve always loved this picture I found on Google… and of course that was my inspiration for the barrel shades…but it was also my inspiration for … Continue Reading »