• Posts Tagged ‘centrepiece’

    Can I come in? Beautiful London town house.

    by  • January 8, 2010 • Cool kitchens, Desirable dining • 2 Comments

    Don’t let my small and cosy flat hear this, but I’m secretly having wishful thoughts about a beautiful London town house … ok, I’ve always had them.

    Check out the beautiful home of floral designer Simon Lycett if you need convincing.

    Classic-style pillars have been added to make a grand entrance to this light and airy dining room. I love the hanging glass droplets and orchids. They’ve used them as Christmas decorations, but I’d struggle taking such a pretty feature down.

    roomenvy - gorgeous town house dining room

    roomenvy - gorgeous town house dining room

    I know it sounds silly, but my criteria for my dream home has always been ‘steps down to the kitchen’. I don’t know where it stems from, but this basement kitchen-diner certainly fits the bill.

    roomenvy - chunky country kitchen

    roomenvy - chunky country kitchen

    Chunky wooden kitchen units and furniture, rustic flooring and country-style accessories. Yum.

    Bring in spring with fresh green dining table accessories.

    roomenvy - basement kitchen-diner

    roomenvy - basement kitchen-diner

    Homes & Gardens has had more of a nosey, click here to take a tour.

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    Christmas dining rooms – my favourite 5

    by  • December 1, 2009 • Desirable dining • 1 Comment

    It’s officially the run-down to Christmas (my advent calendar assures me so) and i’m getting really excited about putting up my decorations this weekend.

    I’ve been finding dining room decorating inspiration this morning, here are my favourite festive schemes.

    This country cottage Christmas dining room is so warm, cosy and welcoming. You can take a tour around the rest of this Christmas country cottage on housetohome. Invites to come round for Christmas lunch are most welcome!

    roomenvy - country cottage Christmas dining room

    roomenvy - country cottage Christmas dining room

    This modern Christmas dining room is certainly eye-catching. I love the candy pink dining table and silver decorations.

    roomenvy - modern Christmas dining room

    roomenvy - modern Christmas dining room

    The hanging stars and snowflakes look fantastic in this dining room dining room, so much more than just a fancy Christmas table setting.

    roomenvy - star-studded Christmas dining room

    roomenvy - star-studded Christmas dining room

    A fan of all things country style, this Christmas dining room is definitely at the top of my ‘lust list’.

    roomenvy - country charm Christmas dining room

    roomenvy - country charm Christmas dining room

    Draw attention to your festive table, by hanging shimmering glass baubles overhead. I really like the candelabras in this dining room they make a great high-impact, low-effort Christmas table centrepiece.

    roomenvy - oversized Christmas baubles dining room

    roomenvy - oversized Christmas baubles dining room

    Feeling inspired? Check out this great guide to laying a Christmas table.

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