ic Kathe With an E: More Decor Updates In The Dining Room

Sunday, November 17, 2013

More Decor Updates In The Dining Room

As you read this, I am more than likely covering my little grandson, aka Peanut, in hugs and kisses!  I have been posting photos on my Facebook page so be sure to head over there after you are done here.


Of all of the rooms in our new home I'd have to say I am enjoying decorating the dining room most of all.  Of course I am now 99.9% finished so, next time, another room could be my favorite LOL.  But when you consider that we moved in a bit over 2 months ago, the dining room has seen some major transformations already!  
It's gone from this
To this
To this! 
Do you see one of the new additions?
How about now?

Mr. B and I knew we wanted to add 2 more chairs to the dining set and I was sooo excited when I saw that Cost Plus World Market had their furniture on sale for 25% off! (actually, I see that the sale is still going on!) I high tailed it to my local store and picked up 2 of the Verona chairs that match our set. Luckily, they were still in the box in my car because, the next day, Mr. B saw the ad and upon discussion we decided to take them back and get two of the Greyson chairs.
Perfect choice if you ask me!
I believe they add just that right amount of elegance without being stuffy. 
The new chairs aren't the only change in the room. I had been keeping an eye out for "something" to go over the buffet.  A mirror, art, etc., I just knew that perfect "something" would let me know it was right when I saw it.
And by golly, it did!  Right next door to my Cost Plus World Market is a Ross store.  After I loaded up the second set of chairs I thought I may as well stop in and take a look around.  I rounded a corner and Voila!  There she was!  
THE PERFECT SOMETHING! And, at less than what I had budgeted to pay too!
The aged silver compliments all of the brown tones in the room without being too contemporary.
And, the size is just right for over the buffet.
I love the design on the frame too!
Now for the final decor update for today! When I saw this 3-piece mirror set in the Target ad, 

I had knew I had to get it!  Am I glad I didn't hesitate!  It was the last one in stock at my Target!
Just the right thing to fill in the wall between the drapes!
Each frame has a different design with the middle one mimicking the pattern on the drapes! Squeee!  Perfect, right? 

I am still on the lookout for a different table to go under the front window to complete this room but, it can wait.  
That spot will soon be filled with a Christmas tree anyway!

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31 comments:

  1. Your dining room looks fabulous! I can see why it's your favourite. Love the chairs :)

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  2. Congratulations on your new home! It's such fun decorating and starting from scratch :)

    Hope you're enjoying your visit with your family :)

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  3. I love your new additions - especially the mirror. But, I am in love with those buffet lamps... the mirror is perfect with them... Enjoy your visit... see ya when you get back... Cathy

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  4. Kathe it looks so good. I'm glad you changed chairs, it does add a little extra panache!! The mirrors are great and I love those lamps also. I hope to get more decorating done soon. Oh kiss Peanut for me!!
    hugs,
    Linda

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  5. It looks beautiful, Kathe. I really like those chairs. xo

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  6. Definitely looking much better. Love the new chairs!

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  7. I love the new chairs it all looks so festive and welcoming

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  8. Very nice!! Love it! I'm drooling over your curtains and chairs!

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  9. Beautiful! I am a new follower...would love if you could follow back if you get the chance http://churchstreetdesigns.blogspot.com/

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  10. Your dining room is gorgeous and the new chairs are stunning. Great choice. Hugs, Marty

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  11. Wow, great job. I just love paisley.

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  12. Your dining room looks great. I really do like the chairs you found and those cute mirrors. :)

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  13. Love the chairs and the mirror!! Your dining room looks wonderful.

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  14. Looking great! I love that chair. I'm hosting a pillow cover giveaway that you should enter. http://homecomingmn.blogspot.com/2013/11/michelle-dwight-designs-pillow-cover.html

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  15. Hi Kathe,
    Graciousness!!! You really did a good job. The chair is one perfect addition and just you know, I wanted tohave you curtains, They are one to die for.

    Where did you purchase them? I might order in the internet and hopefully ship to Sweden.

    TY for sharing.

    Greetings,
    /CC girl

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  16. Love your new chairs, they are gorgeous and your mirrors are fabulous too. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

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  17. Your new chairs are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing at the Twirl & Take a Bow Party! Have a great day!
    Leslie
    House on the Way

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  18. The old silver color is perfect! You have a wonderful place to celebrate! Visited you from Penny Pinching Party!

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  19. You are like a girl on fire with the decorating. We have been in our house for 23 years and have not decorated everything. In fact, I am not sure we have unpacked everything! Love the chairs and mirrors you chose.

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  20. Wonderful job decorating! Where did you get your curtains from? Visiting from ThursdayFavoriteThings :)

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    1. Jen, I ordered the curtains online from here: http://www.kirklands.com/product/Rugs-Windows/Curtains-Drapes/Taupe-Grommet-Gatehill-Curtain-Panel-Set-of-2/pc/2288/c/2416/163152.uts

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  21. Beautiful! That is one wonderful transformation!

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  22. Wow! Great job it is beautiful! Thanks for linking to Less Laundry, More Linking party!

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  23. You have made great progress...your dining room looks amazing and so inviting! I LOVE those chairs!

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  24. I just did a dining room over too. Love what you did!

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  25. Love how everything came together for you. I forget where you got the curtains, but I love them. Thanks for linking at TTF!

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  26. Kathe, everything is coming together so wonderfully. I love the new chairs. Mixing things up a little is so more eye appealing to me. When we moved into this home we purchased a new dining set. Later I bought two red checked parson chairs for the ends. I love them! The mirrors are absolutely perfect! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  27. Gorgeous room! We moved to a new house in April and are slowly but surely making it our own. We finished our room and our son's room first, but everything else is still in a bit of limbo. Thanks for sharing at the Foodies and Crafties Soiree!

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  28. I love your curtains Kathe! Thanks so much for sharing at the Krafty Inspiration Thursday party!
    Have a wonderful Sunday
    Maria @ Krafty Cards etc.
    http://kraftycardsetc.com/

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