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dollymama wrote:
Wall paint color - What is the paint color and who makes it? Thank you.
   Comment   May 6, 2013
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What is it with people constantly asking what the wall color is when it's white?? Yes I realize there are many shades of white, but seriously people, go to the paint store and get some samples and figure it out. What you see on a computer screen is not necessarily going to work on your walls.
May 25, 2014 at 10:17am     
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trujillo_kr wrote:
Where is the bench/book case from.
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February 2, 2012 at 7:37pm   
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handylpc wrote:
Where do I get this chalkboard?
   Comment   November 14, 2011
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Becky Harris
I'm sure it was a vintage find, knowing how Victoria rolls, I would try searching "vintage blackboard" on Etsy and eBay to find a similar piece.
November 14, 2011 at 9:17am     
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bookport wrote:
I have a very similar table and love your chairs. Where did you get them?
   Comment   July 18, 2011
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I have the original Burke propeller bottom
chairs, 2 arm chairs and 4 armless chairs,
as well as the pedestal table. Do they have
any value?
July 17, 2013 at 7:02am   
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Vintage By Dounia
August 6, 2013 at 3:54pm   
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Teresa Farrell wrote:
Where can I buy this table? - This is almost exactly what I have been looking for.
   Comment   November 26, 2013
nhawes wrote:
Fireplace help - Looking to put copper around a fireplace. Can you get copper that doesn't tarnish?
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Victoria from sfgirlbybay: Best tip for making a rental feel like home: I think the best way to make any place more personal, even a rental, is to really decorate from your heart, and share your unique stamp and personality in your decor. I am probably an awful renter, because I usually paint even if I'm not officially supposed to, because I am so obsessive about making my home feel like I want it to. So, I've been known to repaint a wall back to white before I moved out, or risked forgoing a rental deposit! This is horrid advice, but if I am living somewhere for a very long time, I think the risk of a lost or a reduced deposit just amortizes itself by the pleasure I get from having the design of my place look as I envisioned it. It's just worth it to me. And so far, most landlords have been happy with what I've done the place and not penalized me!
Pretty white modern chairs work together, no matter their stylistic details.
"I love my dining room table. My mother gave it to me and she's had it forever. It's an 18th century French farm table, with long drawers, to store baguettes!"
Becky Harris added this to Vintage Modern: What Does It Mean?
For me, Victoria, a.k.a. sfgirlbybay, was the first design blogger to define this style. As she constantly shopped, scouted, rearranged her place and documented it all for our benefit, the style became ingrained in our brains. Here she pairs vintage tulip-style chairs a reader helped her find on Craigslist with some vintage schoolhouse pieces. Her polished wood floors and crisp white walls keep the look modern.
Janell Beals - House of Fifty Mag added this to Relax and Enjoy an Extreme Style Mix
Tulip-inspired chairs pulled up to an antique table creates an extreme style mix that works. The approach is continued by placing a modern white bookcase below a worn chalkboard.
Perhaps a little bit more schoolroom than office, this blackboard adds loads of charm to sfgirlbybay's original Bohemian Modern dining room.
Learn how to find vintage treasures. Victoria of sfgirlbybay has mastered the art of thrift, and I think we could all pick up a tip or two from her. Her San Francisco flat is filled with an inspiring mix of flea market finds, iconic modern pieces and affordable basics. Educate yourself about the styles you love and you will be able to home in on what you want much more quickly. Make a list of keywords describing what you are looking for (for instance, midcentury, Danish, teak) and use this to search sites such as Craigslist, eBay and Etsy.
Beth Woodson and Kristy Harvey added this to 9 Chairs That Sit Well With the Farm Table
Of all the colors that could go with a farm table, we think we like white the best. White against the wood is a fresh look.
Heather Freeman Design Co. added this to Freshen Up Your Dining Room to Savor Meals More
Mixing chair styles in the same color is a safe way to get an eclectic mix while keeping a consistent look. The oversized chalkboard on the wall is perfect for displaying the evening's menu for dinner parties.
When I was quite young, my mother's little country school was torn down, but first everything was put up for auction. My parents bought, among other things, the table from the the chemistry lab. Six feet long, solid wood with turned legs, it looked like a traditional farm table. My mother placed it behind the long end of the sectional in our family room and loaded it with a couple of lamps and framed family photographs. Through various house moves she always found a place for it until her last move, into the snug little "cottage" my husband, Paul, and I built for her (attached by a breezeway to our new house), and she kindly gave it to me. I put it to work as our dining table, and it brought immediate warmth and beauty to our new and bare home, but the deep apron made it impractical for long-term use. Adults of an average height had to slide their legs carefully under it, but this was impossible for 6-foot-6-inch-tall Paul, who could only straddle the side legs, which he did patiently until I found a suitable replacement. We moved the old table upstairs to a wide hallway just around the corner from our tiny laundry room. Our future plans for this hall are to add a long built-in desk and shelves. When this happens, I'll move the table down to the basement and place it behind the long end of our sectional there. Unless one of my siblings wants the table someday, I don't really see myself ever getting rid of it, since it's beautiful, useful and a true antique, and it has a wonderful history in our family and beyond. Part of your decluttering could be prioritizing your attachment to different things. When you identify those things you never ever want to part with, it may shed light on the others that don't matter quite so much.
Nicole White Designs Inc added this to When Your Dining Table Is a Workspace
Placing a desk in the middle of your dining room may seem a tad unorthodox, but it’s certainly acceptable if the space doubles as your workspace. This charming desk with drawers is something you can snag for a steal at your local thrift store. Just make sure the height is comfortable for dining.Tip: Jazz up the desk with modern chairs, and keep a small storage console close by for additional work supplies. (This one is on casters, which means it can be easily rolled out of the room to hide clutter and to make more space for guests as they dine.) A chalkboard helps you keep track of your daily business meetings, and is the perfect place for jotting down the day’s menu. You can purchase chalkboards at a local home decor store or paint the wall with chalkboard or magnetic paint and frame it with molding.

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"vintage modern"
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my tower white cabinet turned sideways with legs/wheels
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July 12, 2014
Perfect idea.
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urban farmhouse study ideas for chalkboards
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white and wood
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chalk board & panelling
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fun chalkboard
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table, chairs, chalkboard
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Bepsf ikea
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Bookcases and chalkboard
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love the sf boho feel
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framed chalkboard
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vintage table with modern chairs
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chalk board
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nice office room or library room...
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Breakfast room with blackboard
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Antique table and modern chairs
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Eclectic mix
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Like the chalkboard.
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mueble blanco, pizarrón y mesa madera
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like vase
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Copper fireplace
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Add a chalkboard spin
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Chairs, Table, Chalk Board, Flowe3rs
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vintage style dining room; small bookcase for cookbooks
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Desk converted into dining room table when needed. Better use of space than conventional dining table using up valuable space.
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Chalk board
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Love the chalkboard
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Florero para living
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Nice combination of old wood table and modern chair
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The style
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Antique table w modern chairs
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1) Vintage will make a comeback. According to Dwell Candy designer Victoria Solomon, “I think we’re going to see a huge movement towards vintage and one-of-a-kind pieces. Things that will last for years to come, since the style of these pieces have already lasted for 50+ years.” This vintage dining table is a great example of incorporating vintage into good design.
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I like the white with the wood.
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Chalk board
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like the fire place copper touch (maybe mix wood strips with the copper)
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metal facing for n lookout? silver tone.
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Snug office diner
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Love blackboard
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vintage chalkboard
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Console on wheels
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copper-clad fireplace
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Large chalk Board
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love the mix
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Pretty table, lovely vase!
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Burke Propeller Chairs
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Cute mix of styles
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chalkboards with wood frames against white walls :)
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chalk board
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different chairs of same color. giant fun chalkboard for menus. some formal touches make the space feel special but still good for daily use
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Blanc et boid
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White chairs white buffet
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Like it
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Bookshelf/ console
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Copper/tin fireplace
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chalk accent! and chairs are okay too
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Dining table
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Such sweet style.
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Table and chairs
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Dining room
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Drawers on table
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old table modern buffet
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vintage blackboard kitchen
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Color combo
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maybe white chairs
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mod/ant combo
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Low bookshelf doubles for work as well as bar.
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chalkboard and whites- book shelf under chalk board
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love the copper fire place, built ins the table and the chairs but maybe a little more color!!
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contras of traditional and modern, white and wood
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Like the mix and the blackboard
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The flowers and the vase
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Old farm table & modern chairs. Chalkboard.
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Another example of mixing modern with vintage.
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Blackboard and stacked books/pics and traditional/mid century
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The unit for under the television
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chalkboard, wall color, vase
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Low bench or some other form of seating for reading?
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copper surround/ simple multi use set up
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the chais and the table look
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like chalk board
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the combination of white and wood
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Sideboard with chalkboard
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Dining combo
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chairs, sideboard
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Copper fireplace
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Good use of ikea coffee table
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Dining room
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copper-clad fireplace
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Warm cozy
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Chalk board
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I like the chalkboard
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like the drawers
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Chilled out and playful
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Vase and flowers
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shelfy thing
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LOVE the mix of modern and vintage here
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chalk board
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Wood & white - beautiful
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Desk Table
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Wood with mid century mod
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not sure
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framed chalkboard
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rolling bookcase. office
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Credenza bookshelf
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large chalkboard
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Chalkboard; eclectic combination
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Like the chalkboard and bookcase by the kitchen table
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Couleur chaises
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desk used as a dining rm table.
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Like the table and chalk board
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Desk = Table
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painting like a dirty blackboard
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Tabla za pisanje kredom koja visi na zidu
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