Dining Room Remodel traditional-dining-room

Dining Room Remodel

My family of four lives in this 1939 home in Live Oak, CA. It is approx. 4,000 sf with 3 bathrooms, 5 bedrooms and a sunroom in the center of the home. My inspiration for this remodel was 1930’s glam with all of the conveniences of modern day. Our dining room is highlighted in this photo album. Pictures taken by Melissa Laney.

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mollyjohnson wrote:
Ceiling height - Hi! Love your ceiling - along with many! How high is it? Greater than standard 8 feet?
   Comment   August 6, 2013
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Love your ceiling and trying to model ours after yours. What is the width of the sloped part of the ceiling?
March 11, 2014 at 6:11pm   
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Melissa Laney
Hi Amieos-- thank you so much! The slope is 28.5".
March 12, 2014 at 9:53pm   
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asantero wrote:
Love the ceiling - What it the term used for that type of ceiling ? I am building and want to explain this to my builder
   Comment   July 26, 2013
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I love this ceiling too. How did you attach /do the crown molding? Is it one or two pieces? I am building a house and did this ceiling in my master. I love the simplicity of it.
January 6, 2014 at 6:21pm     
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Melissa Laney
These are two moldings stacked together. The bottom of the top piece was brad nailed to the walls so the top of the molding actually sticks out from the ceiling (unattached).
January 7, 2014 at 8:51am   
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shelb14 wrote:
I am in love with this dining room. Can you tell me what type of wood and what color stain are on the floors?
   Comment   July 18, 2012
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Melissa Laney
Thanks so much for your feedback! The floors are #1 Common White Oak / 3-1/4" width. Sadly, I do not have the stain color handy.
July 26, 2012 at 5:21pm   
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kimshop wrote:
What brand and color did you use for the walls. Also, flat, semi, eggshell? - Beautiful, Thank you.
   Comment   June 24, 2012
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Where can I purchase this beautiful chandelier? Thanks!
June 13, 2013 at 7:33am     
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Melissa Laney
The chandelier is Metropolitan (sku N8008) by Minka. I ordered ours through an online vendor.
June 13, 2013 at 8:07am   
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maweaver wrote:
What type of paint and color did you use on the trim, doors and wainscoting? - Gloss/semi gloss ect.
   Comment   April 20, 2012
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Melissa Laney
Kelly Moore- Swiss Coffee / Semi-Gloss was used on the trim, doors and wainscoting.
April 22, 2012 at 10:44am   
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keebaj wrote:
I am interested in getting Crown Molding Installed. - What color goes best with crown molding? If your walls are dark should you go light?
   Comment   February 18, 2014

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