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lately, i've had this urge to redecorate my house. in particular, my dining room. it desperately needs some help. it's just sitting there, with builder's beige paint, a hand-me-down table (which i love, because my grandpa built it), and an ugly black bookcase from target (that we've had for years). i don't know if i want to do a bright pop of color like the orange, a more subdued color like blue or grey or some sort of treatment, like stripes. we've got a window seat in there which makes it a little more difficult. i've always loved the look of paneling or a chair rail but with that window seat smack dab in the middle of the room, i think it would look silly. also, how are you supposed to do window treatments when you have a window seat?! i've been struggling with that for ages! plus, our entire downstairs is open concept and i'm not sure what to do about that either. do i try and make the wall color coordinate with what's going on in the living room? and do i get the same window treatments as in the living room and on the sliding glass door? hmm...decisions, decisions.

1 comment:

  1. We should consider getting some paint soon and just going for it! I will say that the stripes idea doesn't seem like it would look too good in our dining room. A pop of color may be just what is needed.

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thanks for the input!