From Country To Contemporary: A Dining Room Makeover
My original dining area was done in the late 90's and was definitely a country room! All of the furniture was natural pine with some white and blue accents. It was fine at the time, but now I wanted something more contemporary.
The original space was a lot of pine! It also needed some functional upgrades...a bigger table, a countertop for serving buffet dinners, a wine fridge to keep the vino cold and more storage!
The final result is a more dramatic and contemporary dining area.
I started by separating the china hutch into the top and bottom, and painted it to match the kitchen cabinets. And painted the walls a more moody blue.
I created an upholstered backdrop (similar to a headboard but it adds drama to the empty wall).
Then I added a table with a built-in extension and benches. It seats a lot more people and with benches you can squish more people in if necessary :)
I splurged with a new wine fridge and buffet...they provide lots of storage and surfaces for the buffet!
Click the link below to get all of the details of my country to contemporary dining room makeover.
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