2,034 original Dining Design Photos

Tim Andersen Architect
7 Reviews
Dining room restored
Ideabooks11,159
Questions12
discovered original box beams concealed above drywall and removed ceiling. Buffet and high windows are original. Likely, there was once a plate rail at sill height so we added one with MDF wainscot below. Leaded glass china cabinet doors are new, by craftsman James McKeown. We added arch in bay window
home's original colors.In the home shown here, the original box beam ceilings were revealed when drywall was removed. The buffet and flanking windows were original, but new leaded-glass cabinet doors were added by a craftsperson.Artifacts you find in your attic, shed or yard can also provide clues about
expose the original box beams. He also added painted MDF wainscoting with battens, built to the height of the existing windows to flank the stunning built-in buffet.
“wainscotting” — Lisa Carver-Gray
Evens Architects
4 Reviews
Santa Monica Beach House
Ideabooks3,391
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cover up original woodwork. In the grand scheme, I say this is a style decision, and you shouldn't let anyone make you feel bad about painting. It's true that if someone in the future wanted to reveal the original woodwork again, it would take some work — but it will still be there, and that's the important
home's original details, take the time to bring them to an architectural salvage yard. That way others who are renovating older homes can benefit!Tell us: Do you live in an old house? Have you changed — or would you like to change — any of your home's original details? Share your tales in the Comments
even the original built-in buffet was treated to a coat of paint. (The walls are probably painted Pith from Martha Stewart Living, the designer says; the trim is the brand's Bright White.) The custom chairs are covered in a watery gray-blue Hampton linen in Mallard from Rose Tarlow. "I like colors that
“dining room lighting” — 2missotter
Volz O'Connell Hutson
Austin Texas Residence
Ideabooks1,932
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wallpapered, original oak trim is stained, restoration of original light fixtures and replacement of missing ones, short, sheer curtains and roller shades at the windows. The project included a small kitchen addition and master bath, and the attic was converted to a guest bedroom and bath. © 2011, Copyright
from the originals. We make an entire line of matching mission lighting. http://www.vintagehardware.com/proddetail.php?prod=25553&title=Mission-5-Light-Large-Pan-Chandelier-%28525-LPN-CH%29 Vintage Hardware and Lighting
fine original woodwork is worth the effort. Wood is becoming more and more expensive, and the level of craftsmanship in older homes is much higher than what you typically find in a new construction. This may include floors, trim, molding, fireplace mantels, bookcases, china cabinets, staircases and
“fireplace” — Lisa Carver-Gray
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2 Reviews
Islington Glass box extension
Ideabooks1,058
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and the original brickwork. The superstrong structural glass is welded to the house for a sturdy construction.
and the original brickwork. The superstrong structural glass is welded to the house for a sturdy construction
and the original brickwork. The superstrong structural glass is welded to the house for a sturdy construction.
“Con” — morriscolin
AR Design Studio Ltd
5 Reviews
Manor House Stables
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remaining original structures, just think I would paint out the underhalf of the side stall or scrape it a bit more as it feels dirty still.
retaining some original elements
highlighting original timber features
Original features
“Chairs” — roepers
Jeni Lee
My Houzz: 140 year old mud brick home
Ideabooks838
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loved original shearers table from Hahndorf, with the shearers' names carved into the wood. Ros says, "We are happy for anyone who visits to do the same, it keeps children and sometimes adults amused for hours."
original shearer's table whose name is carved into table and new visitors as well.
The views out to the surrounding vineyards steal the show in the dining area. The table is a well-loved original shearer's table from Hahndorf, with the shearers' names carved into the wood. Ros says, "We are
well-loved original shearer's table from Hahndorf, with the shearers' names carved into the wood. Ros says, "We are happy for anyone who visits to do the same; it keeps children and sometimes adults amused for hours."
“love this table...not the chairs” — dixnersa
Mihaly Slocombe
3 Reviews
Basser House
Ideabooks1,084
Questions1
of the original street-facing structure. It encompasses a dining area, kitchen and living area.
The architects echoed the gables of the original structure but shaped the ceiling to make the open space feel larger by bouncing sunlight around up high.
of the original street-facing structure. It encompasses a dining area, kitchen and living area.The architects echoed the gables of the original structure but shaped the ceiling to make the open space feel larger by bouncing sunlight around up high. Recycled Baltic pine wood flooring forms a walkway from
“high ceilings, open concept with natural wood accents” — dralston
RLH Studio
2 Reviews
Dining Room
Ideabooks3,568
Questions7
parties the original design is taken from a Regency example. Handsome Curved Aspects dining chairs feature hand carved, shield shaped, backs and are lovingly reproduced from English originals of around 1780.
Original features, the clients' own furnishings and Hallberg's additions create a beautiful dining room. "Between the dining table, buffet and walls, the room was dominated by wood and white," says Hallberg. She added a customized Stark rug and chairs upholstered in a striped fabric. She also freshened
sconces: original to the home; buffet: clients' own
“Dark table, light cabinet, wallpaper” — kittymorrow
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