Tag Archives: dining room makeover

The RIGHT Wall to Paint An Accent Color

I previously shared the entry and living room of this recent project in a traditional suburban neighborhood.  Now I’m revealing how we transformed the dining room of this home and how we chose the perfect accent wall for this space. Melanie G Photography   This room started out as a front parlor that held the […]

The Color You Should You NEVER Paint Your Dining Room!

I was recently working on a color palette for a home, and the homeowner made the comment:  “Well, I know I can’t do blue in a dining room.  That’s what my mother always told me.”  Have you ever heard you can’t do blue in a dining room?  Red has been a popular color for dining rooms over […]

Throwing Caution (and Your Home’s Floorplan) to the Wind

I typically begin Design Consultations by walking through the home and talking with my clients about how they use their space and how it functions for their family.  And more times than not, I find that people let their home’s floorplan dictate how they live in it.  Even when it really isn’t working for them!  […]

Rustic Elegance: A Dining Room Transformation

My client had been stewing over this dining room for quite some time.   She is a fantastic gourmet cook and loves to entertain family and friends with her unforgettable meals, so her dining room should measure up to her high standards.  Sadly, it did not.   

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.