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Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Four Ways to Quirky Dining Room Colour

Dining rooms can be a great room in which to experiment with colour because you don't spend extended periods of time in there everyday. Rather, it is often a space used for entertaining and so what better way to impress guests than with a quirky hit of colour. These four schemes detail original, eye-catching statement ideas for introducing bold hues into a dining space. I do like the simple red, white and blue French- inspired scheme of number one, and the 'ravashing regency' scheme certainly packs a punch when it comes to winning my affections. However, with a striking mix of graphic elements and hot yellow hues, 'palm springs stripe' wins out in the end. Which one gets your vote?

15 comments:

  1. Quirky and fun, alright! The gray shadow look takes the cake!

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  2. nutty. i like the ornate frame, good fun. the shadows might be even more fascinating without the objects… or once they are mixed up. x

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  3. Thanks for the dining room inspiration! We are moving to a house with a formal dining space (which we don't have now) and I've been wracking my brain trying to think of how to fill the space in a fun (i.e. not stuffy) way. Number 2? Yes, please.

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  4. yes please, I'm taking all the Eames chairs in the top photo! ;-)

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  5. Oh me Oh my! The Palm Spring stripe makes my heart sing, but in reality the Francophile look is probably what I'd end up living with best...

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  6. The stripes definitely have it for me! So fun!!
    Rachie xo

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  7. Lots of inspiration here! I think all solutions are great, but i'd probably choose the Francophile look!

    Have a great day!

    xx

    Mari

    atelierinbox.com.br

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  8. I love the the yellow stripe one but the shadow effect is really fun too!!

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  9. I love the French Fancy! Kinda works for the USA too. :)

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  10. the coloured chairs is such a fin idea!! I can imagine you seating there sipping your vino!

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  11. Bonjour!
    Very cool blog. A lot of details in the descriptions too. We really love that. Also, the Palm Springs striped photo is so lively!

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    -Jessica & Holly

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  12. I'm loving the shadow art, it's so brilliant, I think the same idea can also work beautifully in a kids room.
    I don't think I ever got a chance to say this but I love your blog, you always have unique posts that I haven't seen any where else and it's always a pleasure to stop by.

    BohemianWhimsey
    xxx

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  13. 'Fantastic Shadow' gets my vote, what a wonderful and original idea! Would work beautifully in any room especially a kid's room.


    Jessie
    www.mixandchic.com

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  14. You always post THE BEST pictures. I think my entire Pinterest catalogue is yours, haha. Love, love, love that first picture!

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