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Monday, April 30, 2018

Dining Room

The dining room furniture has pretty much stayed the same, but we did get a wild hair one day and we decided to do a little board and batten on this wall also!  I LOVE it.  If you have a split, or even an open concept house like mine, usually you have a wall that is really long that goes into your living and dining room.  This wall in my house was especially big because I have vaulted ceilings.

I have fought with this wall for 10 years, never really happy with it because nothing could make the space seem balanced.

Finally, though we found a solution to the problem when we decided to slap some more wood on the wall.  I used the cheap stuff again which meant lots of putty.  We still have to trim out the bottom with the square edged wood, but it looks alright so I'm taking my time with that next project. 😜

Here is a pic of the old brown.  Look at how much stuff there was!  Am I becoming a minimalist? 

Oh and I bought these new chairs at Target the other day.  I've wanted new chairs for a while, but I could never find anything in my budget.  I found these farmhouse looking mid-century modern chairs in the patio section.  They are meant for outside, but they are sooooo cute.  They were only 31 bucks on sale which right up my ally so I grabbed them.

The only down side is my husband doesn't like that they are not cushy like the other chairs.  I'm thinking about making some cushions for them, but that sounds like an awful lot of work.  We'll see what I can find.  I'll post those soon!

Have the best day of your life.

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