Portland ApartmentModern Dining Room, Portland

This project was simply furnishing the front room of a small Portland apartment. The apartment is north-facing so we chose a soft yellow for the ceiling to bring in a feeling of warmth and sunlight. The walls are a pale grey, and both colors find their way into the layers of Emily’s abstracted land and sea scape mural.

Minimalist light wood floor dining room photo in Portland with multicolored walls —  Houzz
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This photo has 12 questions
jspann wrote:Sep 22, 2012
  • PRO
    really? I couldnt find fortuny Google it.
  • iriswlui
    I love the mural. Is this something created by the owner, or does it come ready-made?
tamrany wrote:Sep 23, 2012
  • Nicole Kofoed
    I'd love to know more about the table too!
  • PRO
    I looks odd with the plastic chairs though. I am sure there are matching chairs.
arthousedesign wrote:Sep 23, 2012
  • PRO
    Looks like pine?
  • PRO
    Oak & Broad
    Bamboo ;-)
Marilyn Jones wrote:Oct 25, 2015
Nicole Kofoed wrote:Mar 28, 2014
  • dominiquecar
    Looks like Dakota table from Crate and Barrel
asabine wrote:Oct 15, 2013
  • Eva Kuo

    JHID designer Emily Knudsen designed and painted the mural behind the dining table.

    From the designer's website at: http://www.jhinteriordesign.com/portland-apartment
    "...soft yellow for the ceiling to bring in a feeling of warmth and
    sunlight. The walls are a pale grey, and both colors find their way into
    the layers of abstracted land and sea
    scape mural."

rysse212 wrote:Sep 21, 2012

    What Houzz contributors are saying:

    Victoria Harrison added this to 9 Creative Paint Effects Remake These RoomsSep 17, 2018

    7. Create a mural. What do you see when you look at this wall? A sweep of sandy beach? A wash of ocean blue? Just a few lines of color can result in a fun visual effect and bring life and interest to a flat surface. If you want something that looks like a large-scale piece of art on a shoestring budget, try getting creative with your paint application. This design could be replicated relatively easily with some planning, a roll of painters tape, a selection of sample-size paints and a dollop of patience. If in doubt, ask a professional decorator to help you.

    Toronto Interior Design Group | Yanic Simard added this to This Under-$100 DIY Project Can Transform a RoomMay 28, 2017

    Mountain-scape. You may not be an expert painter, but you too can create a modernist mountain-scape like this with just some tape and basic paint supplies. By painting in layers and taping off zigzagging lines, you can give the subtle impression of a mountain vista and mix in different nature-inspired shades for the effect of a dramatic mural without the intricate brushwork.

    What Houzzers are commenting on:

    Anne Sullivan added this to living roomMay 25, 2019

    Cool idea for a mural on the wall next to the gaming table

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