The trouble with this room:
Well, in fact, there are many troubles here...The shiny of the brass fixture, the mint green Martha Stewart paint, the curtains (yuck), and the un-inspired decor in general. I love the mirror, the furniture, and the stained glass cling on that window. But this room need s a re-vamp for sure! I purchased a couple gallons of paint in "Tobacco Leaf" - a neutral that I think will go better with the earthy colors of the textiles in here, but I am leaning towards putting wainscotting below the chair rail, and that makes me a bit nervous. I'm not exactly a Handy Woman when it comes to tools!
See what I mean about it being un-inspired? I have since moved those two small line drawings of a church in Galveston...and those portraits need to be restored and re-framed. And the green looks different on each wall because mama didn't buy flat paint... the sheen of the paint makes a big difference. It's starting to get under my skin a little more each time I pass through here. But this week we are expecting a cold front and I won't be able to throw open all the doors and windows in here and really go to town with the painting. So, I'm still laying my plans for one big dining room re-do week - Whatcha think?