What should I do with my dinning room wall?
claperry
January 29, 2014 in Design Dilemma
Hello,

I will soon be moving home and will take out the chimney breast in the room in the picture. I want to add some modern storage but not sure how because the wall is really long. I was initially thinking of customised shelves of different size and shape but not sure if this is going to be too much? Any ideas are most welcome. Thanks
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anniau
Congratulations on the new house. Taking out a chimney breast can be a complex an expensive job.
An alternative would be to have some cabinetry built or bought which exactly fits the alcoves matching on either side of the chimney. I would have cupboards below and shelves above. The cupboards should not be too deep, just enough for one plate depth. The top of the cupboards becomes a buffet for when you are entertaining.
Stain or paint it all to match you baseboards or trim.
Above you can have shelves for displaying art, books, objects or plates or even glassware.
I would get a large decorative framed mirror and hang on the chimney breast area.
January 29, 2014 at 3:46am   
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Dytecture
Agreed with a continuous storage lower units on either side of the chimney and leave the upper section opened.


January 29, 2014 at 5:48am     
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