Friday, June 22, 2012

dining room: before & after AND breakfast nook

My first time linking up to Kelly's Korner! 

We've been in our home for just over a year! It's a lot of work painting, decorating, and getting settled into a brand new home but I have loved every.moment. of it! We're so blessed and I have zero complaints!

Here's our dining room before {view from foyer}: white and drab

Before {view from front door area}


After: my husband did all the trim work himself

After {view from kitchen/hallway}

I feel so blessed that my honey is handy! I painted and picked out the decor, but he's responsible for everything else!! 

And just for fun I added our breakfast nook {maybe she'll have a separate post for these later or she has already had this post?!?}

Before: these flowers are currently back on the table :0D  

After: paint, curtains, rug, wall decor....they make a world of difference! 

The giant spoon and fork were in my Christmas stocking this year :) hehe! 

We're thinking about adding some trim to this area -- ideas? Just chair rail? Bead board? 

Can't wait to see everyone else's spaces for inspiration!


Susie @ Step inside my home said...

You are so lucky to have a "handy" husband. The moldings in the dining room look amazing. Love the blue color also! Beautful job! Susie

Emily said...

I'm so impressed by Ryan's handiness...and your decorating style! It all looks wonderful together!

Shannon said...

You are very blessed to have a handy hubby! At least my dad is. Haha everything looks great! On the dish towel I used wonder under on all the flags do they are ironed down but I just sewed thru the tops of them. I imagine after a wash and dry that they will come loose and curl up a bit but I'm fine with that.

Anonymous said...

WOW!! What a difference!! your husband is fantastic and your taste is great too

Ashlee said...

love it! such a pretty color blue. i would say if you plan on having kids in this house, chair rail isnt the best to keep clean with toddlers splashing spaghetti on the walls. lol

Natasha said...

I love the blue colour. And the trim too. So beautiful.

As you can tell I'm a few weeks behind on my blog reading :)

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