Chip and Joanna Gaines may be miracle workers but they simply can't do everything. So when they opened Magnolia House B&B they recruited semi-retirees Rob and Marianne Ward as potential managers. First, though, they'd have to convince the Wards to move into the adjacent carriage house. And before that could happen, they'd have to undertake a major renovation on the carriage house itself.
The dining room was more of a transitional space from the entry to the living space, but it was close to the kitchen and became the perfect area to hang a chandelier and create a not-so-formal dining room.