We are hard at work on our vintage farmhouse dining room makeover! Goodbye 1970s particle board paneling, hello beautiful new built-ins! I’ll share some progress shots later, but for now we need to start thinking about how to furnish our vintage farmhouse dining room. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite farmhouse tables, chairs, buffets and more that are perfect for adding a vintage feel to any dining room.
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Designing a vintage farmhouse living room without too much white was a bit of a challenge. Because this is more of a “curl up and watch a movie” room to our family, we decided to use this opportunity to try out dark walls and we chose a lovely navy paint color for this space. I’m loving the concept of a darker, more masculine space as a contrast to some of our brighter rooms. I think it’ll work since we have the same vintage inspired style throughout (because this is an old farmhouse after all!) Continue Reading »
While most of our home is light and bright, I wanted at least one space where I can indulge in something a little different—a dark and cozy, dramatic and moody space that will serve as a contrast to some of our lighter rooms. I’m all about creating different atmospheres for the various areas in our home, and our living room is the perfect place to take the plunge and go dark.
My husband thought charcoal might look too modern for our old house, so we landed on navy. A dramatic and saturated color with lots of history in design, it looks great against wood accents and light colored furniture alike.