Dining Room Renovation Plans

livinginafixerupper.com before pictures dining room

Lemme tell ya, restoring an old home or renovating a fixer upper is never a sprint, and always a marathon…unless you’re HGTV of course! But our dining room renovation has been a work in progress from the time we moved in over a year-and-a-half ago. Within the first few months after moving in we took out […]

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Building A Case Against Our Built-Ins

In the ongoing project of refinishing our floors, there are certain things that we had to decide whether or not they needed to go. One major decision of something to keep or not were these built-ins. Now one may look at them and go, “oh, but those look ok”, “ooo, window seat!” or “shelves are […]

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Painted Glazed Low Hutch Makeover

Hi all! Today’s makeover was my mom’s low hutch (a.k.a. “credenza” to make it sound fancier) that she keeps in her dining room. It was stained a very red-ish-brown back-in-the-day, and she wanted to make it pretty again. Using glaze, it came back to life! Also in her dining room is a buffet table, and the […]

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Dining Room Design – Progress

Some good things have been happening in the dining room since [this post] was made nearly a year ago!  Do you all remember this mood board? The mood board for the dining room was based off of the colors found in a peacock feather, along with raw woods and some ‘bling’ brought in using gold and […]

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