DINING ROOM REVEAL

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The dining space in our last house had a very similar feel this one has so I was excited to already have an idea of how I wanted it set up but some things were still a little tough for me to figure out. I was on the hunt for a new dining room table when we moved into this house and I wanted a timeless piece. Something that was really well made and could be carried on for generations to come. It took a lot of searching but we found this distressed farmhouse dining table and I knew that it was the one. When we first got the table here it was a LOT of dark wood with the floors since we didn’t have a rug yet so we definitely had to get a light colored rug (despite how scary that sounds with kids in a kitchen!) to break things up a little. There were a lot of really great rug options but I ended up finding this indoor/outdoor rug that was exactly the kind I was hoping to find and it’s pretty easy to care for too, thank goodness!

In our last house we had these giant pictures in the dining area and I loved the statement it makes so I knew we would do them again in here. I am putting together a post all about these blown up pictures and will have it on here soon!

This console table I fell in love with two years ago and had it in the foyer area in our last house but we don’t have a space for it in the front hall anymore. It works out perfect in the dining room though so I’m glad I didn’t get rid of it. I still hadn’t figured out what to do with this area of the dining room since we moved in eleven months ago and it was slowly turning into a terrible hodge podge of stuff. I’ve been moving decor things around the house though and I took a couple things from the living room and scooped up some other pieces from stores to make a cute little fall display.

I love the textures and neutral colors that everything has and the greenery just pulls everything together. Also fun fact: I didn’t want to spend any money on another table runner so I grabbed a fall looking scarf from my closet and draped it on the table. You’d never know the difference and scarves are so much easier to fluff around on a table instead of just something that’s super flat. I still am looking to hang something on the window pane so if you have any suggestions I’m open to them!

There are still a couple things I’d like to change but I love how it’s turned out at the moment! My favorite things in the room is by far the chairs; they’re the perfect distressing and go so well with the rest of the room. I wanted off white fabric chairs so badly when we first were looking but I’m incredibly grateful we didn’t go with that and went with something much more kid friendly and easier to wipe down. It’s so fun to watch this room change with the seasons and I’ll be sure to share with you as I switch things up.

Sources:

Wall Color: Agreeable Grey by Sherwin Williams
Rug: Target (similar here)
Curtains: Pottery Barn
Curtain Rod: Pottery Barn
Table: Hickory Furniture Mart (similar here)
Chairs: Magnolia Home Collection
Runner: Target
Large Frames: IKEA
Window Pane: Thrifted
Console Tablecloth: Old scarf
Galvanized Metal Bin: Hearth & Hand
Galvanized Trough: Hobby Lobby (similar here)
Greenery: Hearth & Hand
“Gather” Sign: Hobby Lobby
Cotton Stems: TJ Maxx
Clear Milk Jug: Hobby Lobby (similar here)
Quilted Pumpkin: Target

14 Comments

  1. Lia
    September 18, 2018 / 11:34 am

    Looks great! I love those framed photos!

  2. September 18, 2018 / 12:09 pm

    What a lovely dining room. I love the color you chose. It is very calming and inviting.

  3. September 18, 2018 / 12:50 pm

    What a gorgeous dining room! It’s so bright, refreshing and inviting. I love all of the special decor items. Everything together makes this an extra-special gathering place for family and friends!

  4. September 18, 2018 / 1:22 pm

    Love love love both of those tables! Love how everything is fall-friendly, but simple. The pictures on the wall are the cutest too!

    -Jennifer
    https://maunelegacy.com

  5. September 18, 2018 / 1:44 pm

    I love the black picture frames with those chairs! It all looks so well put together. Great job!

  6. September 18, 2018 / 8:35 pm

    Love the rug and the pictures on the wall. I have a photo I really want blown up for my dining room too.

  7. September 19, 2018 / 7:31 am

    I LOVE everything about your table & decor! We are about to be finished with home renovations and I’m starting to think decorating and design and furniture and this is EXACTLY what I would love to make my dining room look like!! Saving this to click through your links 🙂

  8. Kasey Ma
    September 19, 2018 / 8:39 am

    So pretty! I love everything about this decor! 🙂

    Kasey Ma
    thestylewright.com

  9. September 19, 2018 / 10:03 am

    This is such a beautiful dining room! It is so warm! I love the candid shots of your kids on the walls!

  10. Cassie
    September 19, 2018 / 12:40 pm

    Looks so beautiful! I would love to work on our dining room – it has a table and a mirror, that’s it!

  11. Ashley
    September 19, 2018 / 7:06 pm

    Yes please to all of it! Especially adore the photos and the gather sign, but it’s all so lovely!

  12. Leanne
    September 19, 2018 / 9:55 pm

    Wow what a beautiful home! Love the console table and neutral colors you’ve chosen!

  13. September 21, 2018 / 8:11 pm

    Your dining room looks so warm and welcoming. My favorite part is the pictures. I love how they show off kids’ personalities. Such a cool idea.

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