The Masserall's new brealfast nook was completely transformed on HGTV's Fixer Upper with bench seating, shiplap walls and a large wooden table. A metal basket containing glass mason jars and flowers creates the perfect table centerpiece for the country style design. Wood plate holders and textured throw pillows add the finishing touches.
Once you've curated your cheeses, it's important to choose versatile accompaniments. Consider a mix of salted and unsalted crackers, as well as shortbreads and baguettes. Dips like honey and raspberry compote are commonly used to counterbalance sweetness or saltiness. For a more polished look, present dips in white ramekins layered on top of wood cutting boards.
A neutral palette and luxurious tufted chairs soften this dining room, making it an inviting space for entertaining. Porcelain platters hung above the buffet add textural interest and are a lovely stand-in for artwork.
Wood pedestals bring a natural texture to beautifully contrast the smooth artistic pieces. Dark pottery stands out against the bright white walls decorated with framed artwork. A sleek, oblong sconce provides a beautiful and unique lighting element to highlight the area.
Decorative plates are mounted together to create an accent section in the black subway tile wall of this dining room. The french country look of the plate designs contrasts the sleek contemporary look of the black. Simple wood tables with matching chairs make up the dining section. The tables are topped with white napkins and small details to create place settings.
The open feel of this French country kitchen is warm and inviting. Two different shaped chairs sit at a simple, round wooden dining table. A built-in shelf structure displays an elegant plate collection above a white marble countertop.
Basic wooden shelves can turn an empty wall into a showcase of farmhouse style. The interiors of this 18th century home, featured in “Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques,” has a curated collection of glass decanters on one shelf, then plates and glasses grouped by color on the other shelves.
Black subway tile frames a plate wall display to create an artistic accent wall. A reflective finish on the side wall grabs the light and creates a contemporary feel in the room. Simple wood tables with matching chairs and understated place settings fill the dining floor. A built in bookshelf gives a homey quality to the public space.
An elegant wood shelf made of stacked open rectangles is a beautiful storage unit for the kitchen when it's filled with simple stacks of plates and pantry items. Their symmetry keeps the look peaceful, not busy.
Texture makes all the difference in the kitchen: Cabinets are gunmetal gray with silver pulls. The backsplash consists of tiny mosaic tiles that beg to be touched and look stunning against the marble countertop. There's even a wooden bird friend.