From floor to ceiling this traditional dining room is lavish and luxurious. Floor length drapes, handpainted wallpaper, an immaculate crystal chandelier, seating for twelve and an ornate china cabinet work together to create the ultimate formal dining experience.
Rich hardwood flooring pairs with a natural wood dining table and medium stained china cabinet for a gorgeous mix of finishes in this dining room. The long table is lined with pastel green chairs and complimented with a long succulent centerpiece display. The dark iron light fixture above adds a heavier element to the airy and sunny look.
A vertical patterned navy wallpaper is perfect for the long shape of the open dining space. Simple glass door china cabinets pop against the wallpaper background. A uniquely shaped chandelier highlights the farmhouse style of the home and compliments the long rectangular dining table. The dining chairs feature a light neutral fabric with a nailhead trim.
The wallpaper in this cozy cottage dining room is called Deer Damask. This graphic paper adds texture to the space, while giving a nod to this Nashville musician's Southern roots. On top of the wallpaper, designers added vintage furniture pieces, such as the china cabinet at the rear of the space or the dining table. They then added white dishes and vintage silver plates and pitchers to fill out the china cabinet and vintage glassware to put the finishing touches on the table.
Peel-and-stick adhesive backing has come a long way, baby — there’s a pattern available for every kitchen style these days, and you can even design your own at Spoonflower. This cabinet was lined with Spoonflower’s removable wallpaper by DIY blogger Jessi Wohlwend at PracticallyFunctional.com (the design shown is “quatrefoil lg yellow” by designer misstiina).
This blue and white bathroom projects an understated yet elegant air by keeping its lines simple and its colors muted. The white subway tiles lining the lower half of the walls play nicely against the China blue and white toile wallpaper that features birds in flight. The dark wood vanity and gold-framed are focal points in the design.
This soft yellow dining room features an elegant candelabra chandelier that hangs above a large oval dining table. Neutral upholstered chairs line the table and a grasscloth area rug is placed below. A glass front china cabinet displays dishes, while crown molding and wainscoting add finishing touches.
The wallpaper behind the flatscreen gives textured dimension to the art displayed on the floating console. Here, the tv and clean lined cabinet are clearly secondary elements to the sculptures and wallpaper.
Channeling the lines and functionality of a classic hutch, a large glass-front cabinet hangs above distressed cabinetry in this quaint breakfast nook. Toile wallpaper is a chic French country backdrop for the collection of stemware.
A light blue entryway leads from the living room into a traditional dining room with long neutral dining table and chairs featuring fully upholstered end chairs. The bottom of the wall is blue with white panels, but above the trimmed split beautiful outdoor scene wallpaper wraps the entire room. A blue china cabinet rests opposite a large window with floor-length white curtains.
This traditional china cabinet serves as the perfect display area for vintage china, glass ware, and silver serving ware. The floral and aviary patterned wall design add visual interest while the mounted pheasants sitting atop provide a unique conversation starter. The wall treatment may look like wallpaper, but it's actually paper-backed fabric. Designer Sarah Richardson used this centuries-old process to achieve a sophisticated look in her dining room. The process of backing fabric with paper is known as lamination or paper backing and costs about $10 per yard. Check with local wallpaper or fabric stores for availability.
This attractive midcentury modern kitchen features a stainless steel apron sink as well as a white kitchen island that provides extra dining space. The contractor removed walls and flipped the kitchen layout but maintained existing plumbing lines to reduce costs. The colorful wallpaper between two cabinets in the dining area complements the orange range, and sleek white slab cabinets help modernize the space to prevent it from becoming "kitschy."
The stunning chef's kitchen boasts a combination of sanded stainless steel, granite countertops and hand-cut painted glass tiles. The kitchen is organized with sleek and ergonomincally functional cabinets, allowing its top-of-the-line applicances to be concealed yet easily accessible. The appliances include: a gas stove with a warming drawer, double ovens, an induction cooktop inset into the granite island, two dishwashers strategically placed on each side of the sink and a side-by-side refrigerator and freezer. Two walk-in pantries allow for ample storage of both food and china dishware.