Mallory’s Classic Colonial: Dining Room Makeover

I’m so excited to be sharing some actual progress with you guys on the house. This dining room is literally visible from most areas of our house and was a little bit of a challenge for me to make sure that all walkways are clear, the furniture felt appropriately sized and things didn’t feel too blocked off. You literally have to be able to walk around the entire table because it’s in the middle of the whole house.

We opened up some pocket doors that lead to our living room and took out a wall that was in between our dining room and our kitchen. The wall didn’t look structural then ended up needing a beam and also caused a minor A/C reroute.

We had our new floors installed (you can read about the flooring in our house here), painted the walls Behr Frost (a cool white), installed baseboards, new electrical outlets and switches and finally a new light fixture.

I love the boldness of the black and white with the traditional furniture and architecture. I want our home to feel traditional with pops of my bold, modern taste throughout and I feel like this space really captures that.

Dining Room Sources:

Paint Colors: Walls – Behr Frost (Satin), Ceiling – Rustoleum Chalked Charcoal, Trim and Medallion – Behr Ultra Pure White (Semi-Gloss)

Dining Table: Pier 1

Dining Chairs: At Home – Not sold online. Find a store near you here.

Striped Rug: Ikea or Wayfair (similar)

Chandelier: Wayfair

Ceiling Medallion: Home Depot

Table Runner: Classy Clutter Shop

Faux Orchid: Caitlin Wilson

Faux Fiddle Leaf: Pier 1

Black Frames: Ikea

B&W Prints: Brittney Gurr Photography Prints

Family Proclamation: Whimzical Woods Barn


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    May 30, 2019 at 4:51 pm

    It is so much fun follow the both of you I just love your tips and tricks you both seem so down to earth thank you for all you share!❤️

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    May 30, 2019 at 5:14 pm

    Love it!

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    May 30, 2019 at 6:25 pm

    Looking at the before and after of this room somehow made my day

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    May 30, 2019 at 7:35 pm

    Wow love it! What wash is the dining table?

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    June 10, 2019 at 2:04 pm

    What are your window treatments or what are you planning?

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    July 13, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    Love it! What ever happened to the wall between the kitchen & dining room? I couldn’t find a picture of the “after” there?

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    June 14, 2021 at 7:02 pm

    The ways to decorate your dining room are very beautiful and luxurious. I like your decoration.
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