Thursday, December 27, 2012

The Dining Room

There are two things I'd like to start this post with...

a. I've always known I was a Charlotte, okay Charlotte, mixed with a little bit of Carrie, maybe a lotta bit. I think I've known this since I first laid eyes on her Park Avenue apartment. I loved her traditionalist ways with the perfect amount of class. And, I especially loved her dining room: The dark dining room table and classy white chairs. The wainscoting, the mixed woods and colors, fresh flowers and always perfect tablescapes. What is there not to love?



b. Secondly, I'll admit, I hated our dining room growing up. See below. I realized the other day, it was exactly what I'd love now: wallpaper and wainscoting only in an interesting color choice. [Love ya mom]


So there you have it. The things I love in a dining room: wallpaper and wainscoting, dark and rustic tables, light and surprising chairs, beautiful chandeliers. My first choice: Osbourne & Little's Asuka Leaves in Gold with either black, navy or emerald green wainscoting. 

[Osbourne & Little Imperia, Asuka Leaves & Cypres]

[Osbourne & Little Orient Tray, Zecca, Radnor]

[Cole & Son Cranley & Poppy]








Check back tomorrow for my thoughts on what goes on top of the tables.

18 comments:

  1. Love this! What is the paint color?

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  2. Who makes the rug?

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  3. i love the chairs - do you know where to get these?

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    1. Wayfair has some similar options like these:
      http://www.wayfair.com/Riverside-Furniture-Coventry-Side-Chair-32557-RVF4861.html

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  4. I love the chairs too! The chairs on the side of the table - with the wood trim. I am looking for something like these. Do you know where they came from?

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    1. Here is something similar:
      http://www.wayfair.com/Riverside-Furniture-Coventry-Side-Chair-32557-RVF4861.html

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  5. What is the rug in the last picture? Any idea?

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    1. I believe it is from RugsUSA
      http://www.rugsusa.com/rugsusa/rugs/rugs-usa-trellis/slate/200ACR129A-4110711.html

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  6. I just love the last dining set. (Darkwood, beige and nailhead trim) where can I source these?

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    1. Wayfair has some similar options:
      http://www.wayfair.com/Riverside-Furniture-Coventry-Side-Chair-32557-RVF4861.html

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  7. the rug is from rugs usa. do you have the name of the rug so i can look it up?

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    1. I believe it is this rug from RugsUSA
      http://www.rugsusa.com/rugsusa/rugs/rugs-usa-trellis/slate/200ACR129A-4110711.html

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  8. I love the table and sideboard! Do you know where I could find these?

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  9. Carly -Where can I find the dark brown trestle table in the last photo?

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