dwellers, our kitchen and dining areas are much smaller than our living rooms. Take advantage of that living-room space by moving your dining table to the living room for the occasion. Maybe there is space behind the couch, or maybe you need to remove a few chairs. Using the largest room in your home for a sit-down
kitchen table/upholster chairs with shower curtain material
7. Colorful Hand Painting Bedecks a Creative HomeIt's clear these homeowners like to take risks in design — the purple, ombré, Southwest-style walls in the dining room serve as evidence. Pattern, color and handmade details explode in every room — it's no wonder so
1917 home had plenty of character but a serious lack of storage, especially for books and our ever expanding collection of National Geographic magazines. These built ins are not only practical but also make the room seem much more lived in. Bonus? Guests always comment that they look like they've always
coastal home. I think it would be great for a small powder room. But since my home was built in 1892, I thought I would make copies of the old photos I have of my ancestors from the 1800's and decopage them on the wall.
wall in kitchen to create a straight shot to kitchen, Use stair wall for skinny table, paint or stain stair rail and stairs a complimentary color. Replace carpet with hardwoods. Install new light in entry. Cut openings for side windows around door?
to the home was built sometime in the 1800s, as was most of the home beyond the kitchen. A felt penny rug complements the bold blue paint in the hallway entry. "I love dark, saturated colors, which is a bit of a problem because our house does not get a lot of light," says Laura. "The blue in the hallway