Wednesday, July 22, 2009

My New Dining Area

Hey y'all! I figured it's time I start showing some of the areas of the new place. First up, an area I'm not sure I like. So tell me what you think.

First, here's a lovely apron that I got. I LOOOOVE IT!!! In fact, I love it so much, I'm decorating my kitchen around it. haha!!!

I'm hoping to replace that gold light fixture too. It just does NOT agree with me. Ick. Check out the table runner. Too cute!! I need help with a center piece. I've never had one. I guess cause I don't know how to make it look right.

My little shelf (garage sale $3). It needs help too. Any idea how I could make this look better??

And a close up of the flower that the kids brought me. Looks like it's about time they go get me another. :D (pink vase- dollar tree/ green vase- garage sale .25)

Now I'm going to get dressed and go to Goodwill in search of vintage pyrex dishes. Wish me luck!


Amanda Jo said...

I really like the stuff you have in your dining room! That shelf was a great find and those chairs have some really great detail!!!

Have you tried a bowl of fruit/veggies, a candle and some cute salt and pepper shakers? Somehow that's the dining room table combo I go for the most!!

Glad you're back! I can't wait to see the rest of your new home!

Katy Lin :) said...

super cute - although i totally agree about the light fixture :) - i love your centerpiece, though
VERY cute and simple :)

Antoinette said...

I think it looks really good!!! I'd probably just spray paint the light. Is it the gold you don't like or the whole thing?

Christina said...

Thanks for the input y'all!

Antoinette, I'd spray paint it if it were mine and I'd probably be ok with it. But since it's not mine, I'd just like to replace it with something I like. And I'm not really sure what I'd replace it with. lol I haven't even begun to look. Still working on getting something on the walls.

Barbs said...

I just love your table!!!

HeathahLee said...

What if you take the covers/globes/whatever they're called off the light fixture and paint all that gold white? Centsational Girl did a post about painting brassy crystal lamps and hers turned out BEAUTIFUL. I have a lamp almost exactly like hers that I want to paint. Anyway, I think that would make it look really pretty without making a big purchase right now.

HeathahLee said...

Oh, ha ha, I should have read the above comments! : )

brattt said...

Looks good! Your so creative. I love garage sale finds like that. I just recovered a foot stool with the cutest wal mart fabric. It has SURF boards on it! (and it's in my living room!) lol

So is this a house ya'll moved to? I thought you owned your other house? I've missed alot apparently! lol

brattt said...

Oh poo. My entire comment disappeared! Anyway...looks great! Can't wait to see more. I love recovering stuff. I just did a foot stool with way cute fabric from wal mart that has surf boards on it! lol Doesn't match anything but darn it's cute!

Tiara said...

I'm totally digging the colors. I love aprons, they just make ya feel good. I always feel so 'motherly' wearing mine. apron matches the kitchen decor as well :)

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