Some New Dining Room Photos…and an explanation

Some New Dining Room Photos

When I first became a Mum (almost two whole years ago now – yikes!) I felt the need to share with my readers my intentions regarding my blog, so I mentioned that whilst it was always my ambition to continue blogging (’cause I LOVE it!), family would inevitably be my top priority, so posts might ....Continue reading….

Chair Revamp with Metal Seat Plates

Cottage Chair Revamp with Metal Seat Plates

Phew, it has been a busy few weeks around here! Aside from all the regular hoo-hah, I spent a few whirlwind days updating, cleaning, styling and shooting a few of my rooms for inclusion in an upcoming home blogger’s book! I don’t want to say too much yet, just in case something falls through, though ....Continue reading….

The Industrial Dining Room Light

The Industrial Dining Room Light

After I blogged about my mini dining room update I got a lot of questions about the light fixture so thought I’d dedicate a little post to it. I’d been inactively looking to replace both the original fixtures in my conjoined living-dining room since we moved in. Yep, that was them. Except they were originally green ....Continue reading….

Tolix Chairs for the Dining Room!

Tolix Chairs for the Dining Room

Have I mentioned my complex? The one about buying furniture brand new? Seriously, I mean complex. The whole concept is just an enigma to me. Don’t get me wrong though, I know second-hand is not always the best way to go though if I happen to spy you buying something so generic they sell one every five seconds on eBay for just fifty ....Continue reading….

The Makings of a Dining Room

The Makings of a Dining Room

Thanks for all the lovely comments about my little dining space. As promised, here are the item origin and cost breakdown details. DINING TABLE I found this vintage Kauri farmhouse table on eBay. Unfortunately, someone had roughly lacquered it so to get the natural rustic finish I was after it needed a strip and light sand back. Luckily, ....Continue reading….

The Painted Hive Dining Room

The Painted Hive Dining Room

More a nook than an actual room, our little dining area forms the southern end of our living room. The neutral palette combines loads of natural elements and character-rich texture – with nothing too pretentious – for a relaxed, yet fresh space. So, whilst it’s nothing super special, it’s warm, inviting and very much me! Here it is just before ....Continue reading….