Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The dining room is finished!

I put the dining room back together after painting this past weekend.
I thought I would share just a little more of the room.

I am now looking for a chandelier for in here.
This one used to be black, burgundy, and gold.
It was from my "primitive" decor days.
Hubby painted it white, and I added all the crystals to "shabby" it up.

Bits, and pieces that once graced old porches.
A post, a piece of an iron railing. A water basin.
I found a few of these old half posts in a barn in Indiana years ago. The farmer let me buy them. He would have thrown them on his burn pile if I hadn't rescued them!! The gentleman probably would have given them to me, but I offered to pay for them! We loaded them into the back of the truck, and away I went.
As I was waving good bye, I noticed the man was shaking his head as he stood in his dirt driveway. Maybe he suddenly regretted letting go of such coveted treasures....or maybe he thought I was nuts!!!
It doesn't really matter, I guess...because I'm the one with the posts!!!!

So there you have it.
The dining room.
Painted in it's new color, and all put together again.
I will be joining Show and Tell Friday at My Romantic Home.


  1. I love it. What a place to play inside when the cold wind blows. We got snow last night...not happy.

    1. La tua sala è bellissima!Shabby-shabby!Ma l'uccellino nella gabbia è vero?Baci,Rosetta

  2. Very pretty! You must hate to go out and leave it! Thank you for sharing.

  3. LUUUUUV it, Debbie! It looks so much brighter and airier! You could very well continue on into the living room with this color to pull everything together, couldn't you? It's such a soft, pretty shade!!! :)

    xoxo laurie

  4. Gorgeous and romantic. I want to sit there and have hot tea and scones.

  5. Love it, Debbie! You have done a wonderful job painting, and making your space feel oh so dreamy! Love the chandy, too! So funny about the man and the posts:)

  6. The room looks dreamy with the ruffles and shades of white. I like the bird cage too, it adds a certain charm as well.

  7. Your dining room is so beautiful...love it!!!

  8. Debbie, I really like that color. Your whites really look good with it too. You and your husband did a great job on the chandy. Don't you wonder what's in all the old barns as you drive by? :):) Blessings to you, xoxo,Susie

  9. It looks magical, Debbie...light, crystalline, filmy, and fragile...like a fairy princess. Love the chandelier as it is...certainly a good substitute for something you dream of getting...

  10. Hi Debbie - newest follower here - LOVE your dining room - perfectly shabby chic and I absolutely love your chandelier too :)
    Visiting from My Romantic Home.
    Hugs from Montreal

  11. Everything looks beautiful!
    Now that I am not on Facebook and I removed my blog (I am missing blogging!!), I haven't been on the computer that much, and have noticed I've missed several of your new posts, so I'm glad I checked this morning. Have a blessed day Deb, your house is looking great!

  12. WOW--WOW--and WOW! This is just beautiful Debbie. I love every inch of it all put back together. Hey...while you still have your painting clothes out....Just sayin'
    sending hugs...

  13. wow Debbie it looks fantastic ! you did a great job on the chandelier and the posts from the farmer are so good ...lucky you found them before they were destroyed !! your new header is so dreamy and romantic ...I did actually get the paint cans out after I read your last post ..so you have me repainting !! have a nice week...Gail x

  14. I love your dining room Debbie! That new color is so pretty. What a great find those posts were. Most men will just never get what we love about chippy, old patina. They look great in your room.

  15. It's beautiful! I love the colors. I'll have to go back and find the old color, i don't really remember it. So funny about your finds. I can tell you, i have had many people shaking their heads at me too!


  16. Well, How the heck did I miss this, Debbie? It is beautiful -I LOVE LOVE LOVE the color. You have such a nice eye for pulling everything together and just think-it will allb e done by Thanksgiving! xo Diana