A coat of paint (Beluga by Behr) refreshed this Texas ranch's flea-market table. The owner's mom brought the 1950s Hans Wegner chairs when she moved in. Vintage breadboxes provide sneaky storage for table linens - CountryLiving.com
If you're thinking of painting a room red, consider a peach or melon color instead. Both are saturated colors but they're more elegant, unexpected, and sophisticated. I like the happiness of this peach color with the white and dark wood - note the turquoise blue goes with it; maybe peach on the cupboard doors and dark wood for the pantry doors?
With its back to the wall, a slim settee by Cost Plus World Market simulates a built-in in the dining nook of our 2013 House of the Year. Brightly patterned pillows liven up the neutral piece. An iconic midcentury Saarinen table, from Canvas, softens all the right angles. Ditto Crate & Barrel's walnut-framed mirror. - CountryLiving.com