Friday, November 29, 2013

Designing A Dining Room



It has been a crazy last few days with the whole dining room thing.
And speaking of dining rooms, I have a vision.

 I have in my mind how I want mine too look in my new home.




 Back up a bit here, yes I am still on the lookout for a new house to buy....always.
A few weeks ago,  I took a small blogging break and was "gone fishing".
During this week, amongst other things, I had toured and put an offer on a small farm.
I was outbid....it was a little tense and stressful.
I did not take any pics.....bad blogger!  I just knew in my gut I was not getting this property.
It was a nice enough house, the price was low, thus the multiple bids.




So back to my ideal dining room.
I have a vision on what look I want with my formal dining room.
This is a dining room set I saw on Kijiji (Craigslist) a while back.
Exactly what I wanted.
I saved the pictures.  The price is $950 for the dining set, china cabinet and buffet.
A good price in my opinion.




I would not make any changes to it, love all the pieces as they are.
Well.....maybe change out the seat cushions.




I had emailed her and told her how interested I was,
but didn't have the money at this time.
I would get back to her hopefully at a later date.
I have kept her email.  I have also to date, saved $400 for the set.
 I am dead serious about this.




Until now.....
I am starting to sing a wee bit of a different tune.
As you know, this Friday I will be picking up these 6 chairs.
Look a little familiar?
Not the same as above, but very similar and cheaper, I got them for $80, no table.




Immediately when I saw them, I knew they would look good painted white.
I may now have to switch my vision.
A white dining room. A cheaper dining room.  Maybe stain the table top for variation.
I love this white china cabinet that Tracy has over at A Comfy Little Place of My Own




Or Debra's kitchen is a good inspiration for me for white as well.
Common Ground




Here is another inspiration....


Pinterest


I still have this dining set that I was so indecisive about.




 But cool enough, I received an email from Darlene over at Jade Creative
giving me a visual to what this dining set might look like white.




I like.




Hope you guys are not getting bored with all the dining set stuff of late.
I have something stuck in my head and I just want to see it through.
And besides, after that "gone fishing" week, I need something to de-stress myself!

Let's see how far we get with all of the above sets.
So many dining sets, so few dining rooms!!



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7 comments:

  1. I love love love that cabinet that is part of your dining set (the one in the last photos). What a beauty!!!

    Can't wait to see what you do!

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  2. I love the gorgeous dining room you might want to buy and at $950, I too think it's a fabulous deal!!! I like the other painted in White for the breakfast room maybe. You will find a wonderful home you will love in due time, you'll see! Hope you had a great Tksgiving day.
    FABBY

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  3. Not bored at all! I enjoy reading all the phases you are going through, because I want to do something with my dining-room later and I'm as lost as you are!

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  4. Looking forward to what you decide to do with both sets of dining room furniture.

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  5. I've heard it said that anything painted in white looks good. I have to agree, though it is always good to have something left in the wood tones even in an all white decorated room.
    Looking forward to your finished painted pieces.

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  6. I love the white dining sets here. I think chairs are not fun to paint but sure worth it once they are done.

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  7. Wow, lots of decisions to make! I like the chairs you found for 80. That was a bargain!

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