When the folks at Maine Cottage asked me to put together a room using their furnishings and accessories, I began the room’s concept with a COLOR SCHEME. Imagine that! You knew I’d start with that, didn’t you? At the Maine Cottage website, you can shop by color, by room, or even by fit (depending on your size!). I decided on a dark backdrop to anchor the fun colors of Maine Cottage: Benjamin Moore Van Deusen Blue.
I wanted to create a dining room with Maine Cottage furniture to show my readers how delightful a colorful dining room can be. Who says dining rooms have to be all stained wood? Certainly not me. At Maine Cottage, they create handmade, cottage style wood painted and upholstered furniture well-suited for coastal living – but you don’t have to live on the coast to appreciate the fresh look their furniture can bring to any home. I started with the warm and casual Barn Wood Table: