This Collected and Contrasting Dining Room Refresh features a bold wall color, natural textures, and strategies for decorative storage.
Do you know that feeling when you’re watching a really good movie and the pieces begin to fall into place? That is how I feel about our dining room refresh. This is a surprise to me and I am so happy with the conclusion. In case you missed the previous post, you can read about the design plan and how this room came together here.
Collected and Contrasting Dining Room Refresh
In this post, I’ll let the photos do most of the talking, but I’ll provide a full source list at the bottom.
The most obvious change in comparison to the original dining room makeover is definitely the bolder paint color on the top of the walls. The color is Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal. It was a natural
Basket Gallery Wall
I also replaced the chalkboard with this basket gallery wall. There are baskets I already had in combination with a few new ones. I’m hoping to add to the collection as I travel around New England this year (we have talked about a visit to Nantucket, and that would be a perfect place!).
We also added a new mirror and two leaning shelves to store and display my
I brought in touches of brass with the mirror and aged brass candlesticks. I’m planning to add a small brass and marble bar cart to the window wall to finish off the trifecta.
The beautiful oil paintings were all in the room before, but they did get moved around a bit. They were all done by my grandfather, Norman Royle.
There are a couple of tiny things left to do in this dining room refresh, like adding the bar cart and crown
Wall Color: Benjamin Moore Kendall Charcoal in Eggshell
Plank/Trim & Ceiling Color: Benjamin Moore Simply White in Eggshell
Original Room Makeover
Planked Wall Tutorial
Farmhouse Bench Tutorial
Farmhouse Table Tutorial