Thursday, January 19, 2012

Dining Room Redesign~Team Work Together

Here we go again. Another home project in the new year and enjoying the process. As I mentioned in a post a few ago, my newest redo in our dining room has begun, and is now, finished. Oh we are so thrilled with the look and style of the room.

My Best Guy worked with me for 3 days over the long weekend to complete all the painting from ceiling to floor. He is so talented in all he can do in our improvements all through our cottage.
I am so thankful for all his help and cooperation when it comes to my interior design projects and God knows they are many! LOL

Working on the sconces and preparing for the paint.

Finally I think we have the wall colors with a nice flow one room to another. And, I am so happy to see sage green go!! I remember how we loved it some 8/9 years ago, but those days are gone and change is good and a new look refreshing.
My biggest challenge was to create all the living areas or common rooms, neutral in color and the bedrooms with a chosen color.

This new color choice is "Acapulco Sand" and runs through the entry way, dining room and to the kitchen. Opens up the whole area and ties the look together. Soft, light and fresh! This paint color is an ACE hardware custom color that I made up about 15 years ago for our kitchen. We still loved it and is perfect in the dining room. It goes with everything.

My Best Guy's painting tradition, writing on the wall before painting, "He plus Me" with a heart! We have fun and laugh alot while we work.

Miss B looking on and not happy with me on the ladder 8 foot high working on a decorators ceiling ledge with a pretty French stencil design.

Painting furniture pieces like our 30 year old hutch and curio cabinet, kept me really busy while my guy painted the walls, ceiling and accents.
Here is a little first peek of the hutch before and after. It sure was ready for a new look and update. This whole project cost under 60 dollars, using items I already had and shopping the house!

Now the hutch was not complete when this pic was taken. I added carved wood details and it then really took on a new and updated style. The new hardware is gorgeous ceramic knobs in ivory. On the glass doors were grid panels that I removed and it went from a country style to a new Frenchy Chic look.

Lace, vintage treasures, burlap, ivory/white dishes, roses and more brought this room together. I'll be back with the finished room next time. Thank you for stopping by.

Have a wonderful winter day.

See you soon.
Blessings, Celestina Marie

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