Informal Dining Room | “A lot of people think that if your house is modern, you have to use very contemporary furnishings. For me, this is the farthest thing from the truth. In this room, I’ve mixed a reclaimed table, industrial stools and modern metal mirrors. I incorporate different types of plants, including succulents, in my decorating to add warmth and an organic touch,” Howard said.
black ceiling - need to decide between ornate or plain depending on decor & walls. Im thinking black on white walls, white crown molding black ceiling tiles for back area (not private room). Just paint private room ceiling.
Eight off-white tufted chairs surround a dark wood table in this chic transitional dining room. A dark blue accent wall attracts the eye to the built-in shelving that displays picture frames and art. Above the table, a fun rectangular chandelier adds light to the space.
Sarah Richardson Design: The rule of thumb with trim and baseboard details is that bigger generally looks better. Underscaled trim details make the architecture of a home look cheap, whereas chunkier profiles will help frame your home in style! Even in a home with standard 8' ceilings, you should still use a baseboard at least 7" in height.