Monday, June 10, 2013

Rustic Glam Dining Room Update

Hello, hello!  How was your weekend?  I enjoyed a full day of relaxation yesterday while it poured rain outside.  It was nice to just lounge and recharge.  We need those days every once in a while, don't you think?

Today I thought I'd share a few updates on my rustic glam dining room project.  If you want to see the beginning, feel free to catch yourself up here.  My client and her husband have a love of elegance and classicism, and wanted to create an inviting dining room to host guests in their home.  However, they felt their current dining room was lacking a bit of color:


This was the original design board I created for my client.  I felt darkening the walls would give the room a little definition.  I also suggested adding a sideboard lined with lamps and an abstract artwork above to add in a little color and interest:


I recommended Black Fox by Sherwin Williams for the walls, a few double gourd lamps from Robert Abbey, a Bliss Studio mirrored buffet, a Surya flatweave rug, and a soft abstract artwork.  And... here's a little progress!  We laid the rug and moved the buffet in along with the table lamps:


And then the artwork and a few accessories joined the party...


Even these small changes have made quite an impact! Next, we are adding silk dupioni drapery and a few boxwood topiaries to line the table.  I promise to provide better photographs when we have completed the room!  ;)

I hope you like! Have a wonderful Monday!!  Today I am also guest posting on Laura Dro Designs... pop over and check out the post!

17 comments:

  1. Looks awesome! Going dark was a great choice.

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  2. nice pics;DD

    new post

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  3. Oh yes, we can all appreciate a day to unwind and relax! A rainy day makes it all that much easier too lol. I love this space and a formal dining to room to entertain! It's the next room on my list to redecorate. Yay! :)

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  4. That console is amazing! It looks even better in the room too.

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  5. This looks freaking incredible!!!! So impressed with your skills.

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  6. fabulous Sam, looks totally you! That wall color made such a huge difference.
    xo Nancy
    Powellbrowerhome.com

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  7. Looks great!

    www.more-than-one-love.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. looks great so far. i can't wait to see the big final reveal!
    -- jackie @ jade and oak

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  9. I love it, definitely rustic with a touch of glam. Looking forward to seeing the final product!

    xo, Kylie Rae
    Shimmer Me Pretty

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  10. Gorgeous you have great taste!
    Love the rug pattern.

    xo,
    Cindi
    Breakfast at Cindi’s

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  11. Robert Abbey, not Allen. Just bought his butter color lamps and love the.

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    1. Oops! I always say Allen for some reason. Thanks for the correction! XO, Sam

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  12. Very Important information!I would like to say that this blog is very informative and i would love to visit it again.

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  13. Sam, do you have the big reveal? I just found your blog today and this is super close to what I am doing in my dining room. I was having second thoughts but after seeing this I love it!

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