Wow, its been over a month since my last post! I`ll just tell it like it is, I have been in a rut, blogging-wise, But I did make some changes to our home, I just didnt document it so very well.
So here comes a little update.
Ever since we moved in a year ago, our dining room has been my main focus. AND the main foot up in my %!"@&. Have you ever been troubled by restless leg syndrom ? I have, and THAT is the relationship I`ve had with this room. I never got the sence of being comfortable in there, and I really needed it to bee since we love having people over for dinner, and we spend quite a lot of time in there. So... my mind was set up allready in early december. I was going to paint the room as soon as the christmas ornaments had been packed away. It was the only room left on the main floor that had`nt been through a makeover with paint. And it needed it so bad!
I knew I wanted it to stay related to the other rooms that we had painted in a grey scale, but in a warm color. Our tv room has a more cold grey, and I needed the dining room to go with both white, grey and elements of wood and nature. So, as any nuts person wood do, I spent days and days looking for inspiration on...? You guessed it, Pinterest! Hahaha...
At last I went for a color named Kalk, or "chalk" in english. It has a little red in it for that grey warmthness I was after. So, I went home, prepped the walls, and hit it with my roller.
Wait, WHAT?!?! Its the SAME color??? I literally could not se ANY difference in the old and the new color! Did I spend all this time looking for the perfect shade, only to find out it was the one allready on there? The very same that I hated? Youre kidding me!
Yep, that was the sound in my head...
But thank goodness, the color changed quite alot when it dryed up. My husband couldnt do anything else than laugh at me. I totally understand. I would to, if I was`nt so upset.
But any way, It worked out great, and I am very happy with it.
A little re-furnishing was in its place to.
Yep, thats right... we have a green vinyl floor in our diningroom.
The chair in the corner there is waiting for a slipcover to drop down from the skyes.
And this corner, by the way, is like a black whole sucking up all the attention. My plan is to but up a couple of white shelfes there and display the ironstone collection, that I am planning on getting as well.
In case you didnt notice, I am going for a relaxed cottage style meets nordic kind of feel. Am I there yet? No?... thought so....
This Ikea cabinet was in desperat need of something on the top.
The space between the cabinet and the ceiling was way to big. I think I nailed it with this lovey string basket filled with my white table cloths and linens. The paperbook wreath I made for christmas is in the back and then I topped it of wih a couple lanterns.
Well, there you have it. My humble dining room tour. No I am off to do pilates. At least thats something I know how to do!
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