Tag Archives: dining room

Trading Spaces – The “New” Living Room

I’ve had several requests from you guys to see the “after” of the living room that now resides in my old dining room.  Here it is: “New” Living Room   This was the room when it was set up as the dining room – as it had been for the last 10 years.

Prescription from The Decorologist: Change Your Rooms, Change Your Mindset

Do you ever re-envision your rooms?  Maybe your dining room should be your office instead.  Maybe your living room and dining rooms might like to trade places for a season, just to see what it’s like.  I decided it was time to give my dining room the chance to take center stage in my home […]

Afraid Your Decorator Will Make Your House Look Like Everyone Else’s?

 You may remember my colorful post:  Throwing Your Caution (and Your Floorplan) to the Wind.   Today I’m going to show you the rest of what was accomplished in a home whose artsy homeowners were ready to shake things up a bit.  This family had no desire to make their home look like everyone else’s – they wanted something […]

Updating Furniture with Paint

My client had dated wood dining room furniture and a limited budget.  This pine set screamed, “country!!!”  The brass chandelier didn’t help, either.  I had to come up with a cost-effective remedy.  No problem.