Dorset Stable ConversionShabby-chic Style Dining Room, Dorset

This is an example of a vintage dining room in Dorset with beige walls, dark hardwood flooring and a standard fireplace. —  Houzz
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julijorjulijor wrote:25 February 2018
  • louisesnichol
    4 years ago
    Where is that lovely rug from please?
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    VSP Interiors
    4 years ago
    The rug is antique
joanneblevinsjoanneblevins wrote:28 August 2014
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    7 years ago
    Through VSP Interiors with your own fabric in 15 different finishes or wood. I am happy to email you with a price if you are interested. They are made in Belgium.
  • asetvatsueva
    7 years ago
    where is the wallpaper from?

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Lucy Searle added this to Why Plates Not Pictures Are What You Should Hang On Your Walls5 January 2018

Pick a themeWorried your choice of plates won’t work? Just as you might hang a group of pictures with matching frames or a single pictorial theme (perhaps every image is of butterflies or all are black and white family portraits), using a similar technique with plates will help you to create a mix that’s instantly comfortable and coordinated.

Lara Sargent added this to Styling: 8 Creative Ways With Plates and Trays20 October 2014

Stick to a single hueIn a busy room with patterned walls and floor, the key is to plump for a single block of plain colour for your plates. If you have a dining set with missing pieces that you don’t use any more, this idea is spot-on for you, or else start collecting china from the same colour palette and hang the pieces up in a striking group formation.TELL US...Do you like to decorate with plates and trays? Share your thoughts and tips in the Comments below.

Karen Wilson added this to Decorating: 10 Design Makeover Tips That Won't Break the Bank21 July 2014

Collect and displayGet to those car boot sales and antique fairs and start hunting for plates with a similar feel in terms of colour, style, size or era. A beautiful wall display like this – inspired by nature and different hues of green – could be yours for under £100.See quirky collectibles and how to display them

Natalie Wain added this to Houzz Tour: Antiques Meet Modern Flair in this Dorset Stable Conversion26 June 2014

The dining room houses more of Henriette’s treasured antiques. She customised her grandmother’s chandelier with new silk shades that direct the light down, rather than up. The plates on the wall celebrate her favourite colour – green. ‘The collection started off with majolica pieces from Spain, but it’s grown over time. There are some Moroccan, German and Italian plates now – anything works as long as it’s green!’ says Henriette. The wallpaper is Marlowe Floral in Sterling by Ralph Lauren, which Henriette is gradually customising by colouring in the birds with green crayon. ‘I do it whenever I have a bit of time – I’m definitely not finished yet,’ she says. The table is an antique find that Henriette has teamed with chairs from Belgian company Massant.

What Houzz users are commenting on:

Melissa Rodriguez added this to Dining Room30 November 2020

Unique colored plates would be unexpected

dr_ivy_turner added this to coastal living room25 May 2020

mosaic idea can be used for fish

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