Dining Room

Dining Rooms & Happy Holidays!

December 23, 2011

I was reaching to unlock my car this morning and abruptly paused to stand still for a moment. “Why is it so quiet?” I thought to myself. It was downright eerie, like real calm before the storm stuff. Until I realized that it’s Friday and two days before Christmas and a whole slew of people probably have today off and are still soundly asleep.

My holiday weekend will be a nice balance of time off and work. I’ll be making a day trip out to the Chicago area on the 26th to see some extended family including my new first cousin once removed which I’m really excited about. And yes, I did just use the proper term for my cousin’s child, and a horribly cumbersome term it is.

Due to my travels you will not see me here on Monday. I’m really looking forward to seeing family and exchanging gifts and nomming good food!

Photographed by Jenny Brandt for Sköna Hem.

Photographed by Idha Lindhagen for Elle Interiör, via i.go.blog.

Styled by Myrica Bergqvist, via the beautiful soup.

I’m pretty obsessed with basically everything in this shot. Plush rug, solid wood furniture, pretty art, and that bench. That bench is just so pretty. Don’t you agree? A product shot for the Finley Dining Bench ($1395) by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams.

Designed by Ashley Russel, photographed by Shanna LeRoy, via House of Turquoise.

The home of Carla and Jack Fahden, via Design*Sponge.

What a delightfully sunny spot for breakfast. From Heart Home Mag via interiors porn.

And finally, a gorgeous festive shot. By Ballard Designs, photographed by Rob Brinson for Atlanta Homes Mag, via shop talk.

Christmas Cat

By invisghost on Flickr.

Have a very Merry Christmas! ♥

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  • Reply Mama December 23, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    I think Kitchens and Dining Rooms are the best rooms in the house! The hub for gathering and eating! Love it!

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