Holiday Tour 2017: Dining Room


Happy Holidays to You!

The next stop on the holiday tour is our dining room. I was beyond excited to be able to set our table for the holidays this year! When I’m in the space making it pretty I like to reflect on how far it’s come. Not so long ago there used to be a structural wall right where our table sits. It was the biggest renovation project we’ve ever taken on & it changed the feel of our whole home. Now it’s a place with a little more leg room & much higher ceilings ๐Ÿ˜‰ I can’t wait to host some holiday parties this year!

We’ll start on the dining half of the room. Staying true to form I kept the tablescape simple & neutral.

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Tablescape

The dish set is from Target you can find them HERE. I saw them a few weeks ago & loved the scalloped edging on the plates as well as the shape of the bowels & coffee cups that come in the set. The wine glasses we had, I believe they’re also from a Target. The silverware is from a vintage set we got at an antique store a few years ago.

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Adding a Touch of Vintage Interest

I decided the plates needed a little extra something & instead of a napkin or plate mat I decided it would be fun to incorporate some vintage books. My mom happen to have some red & green covered ones, which she let me borrow. I love having books throughput the house & the texture the words add to the space create the interest I was looking for.

I added A scented pinecones from Michael’s in each bowl &a little sprig of fir tree beside each bowl ๐Ÿ™‚

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Centerpiece

Since you can never have enough ticking fabric ๐Ÿ˜‰ I got this grey ticking striped table runner from CurtainsbyChandra onย Etsy. For the centerpiece I found a chicken feeder at a local vintage shop for $5. Then I stuffed 1 of the 9′ flocked garland that I had bought at Walmartย (check out the article I wrote about all my favorite flocked things HERE) in & worked it so that it was coming up & out each side. After that I simply stuck in some candle sticks from IKEA & tada a simple & beautiful centerpiece ๐Ÿ™‚

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Open Shelving

Behind the dining table I added a cabinet that I bought at a yard sale underneath the open shelving. The small tree is from the Target dollar spot & the taller one from Hobby Lobby. On the way to one of our never ending trips to Lowes I noticed a small estate auction going on. Naturally I made Ed stop lol! I walked in, got a number, the held up that winter water painting, & I bought it for $2, then I left ๐Ÿ™‚ It was such a great find & im loving it in this spot!

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Holiday Tour 2017: The Dining Room

 

Happy Thanksgiving!

I love this time of year & can’t wait till our home is full of friends & family ๐Ÿ™‚ but in the meantime Ed & I are gonna enjoy the heck out of this space we worked so hard to create! If you’re hosting this holiday season good luck & enjoy! Thanks for joining in our Holiday Tour! We’ll turn around & check out the kitchen next ๐Ÿ˜‰

XOXO,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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