It wasn’t planned but the dining room got a little facelift this weekend. Nothing drastic (it all probably looks the same to you) but it’s different enough to appease my design ADD. It all started very innocently with wanting to incorporate one new painting into the dining room art wall.
(The table set for a dinner party this weekend.)
I had also been wanting to try out the farmhouse table from the kitchen in here and this weekend was finally the time because we were having a dinner party and it’s much longer than the table that was in here.
Of course that meant the chairs got swapped out too.
And while we were at it, why not the sideboard?
And why not add that new mirror too?
So I took one painting down, then another, then the entire wall, moved some furniture in, others out, pulled up the rug and the next thing I know, the dining room looked like this…..
But then I put it all back together…..
and it’s working for me…..
Let’s see for how long!
The dinner party was a lot of fun with great food (if I do say so myself!) but the highlight had to be Nigella’s No Churn Coffee Ice Cream. I made it for the first time and OMG I may never buy ice cream again. I don’t have a huge sweet tooth but I do love ice cream in the summer and I can see making a whole host of other flavors using the same idea. It is the most delicious ice cream I think I have ever had and it really is no churn – no ice cream maker needed! Go make yourself some this very minute. You can thank me later…..
(Photos: FROM THE RIGHT BANK)