Tag Archives: dining rooms

The Best Dining Room Paint Color

What do you think most people would say is the best color to paint a dining room? Ten years ago you might have heard most people answer “red.” Actually if you polled a bunch of random people today, many would still say “red,” then quote something about how red stimulates appetite. I’ve never really understood […]

How to Create A Maine Cottage Dining Room

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 […]

Mismatched Dining Chairs

I’m sure you’ve seen this everywhere by now.  Mismatched dining chairs – on purpose!  It’s all the rage and a great way to express yourself creatively in your home.  I’m so OVER the matched set – boring.  When you have to find a set of matching 6-8 chairs, that’s obviously going to limit your options, […]