Formal Dining Room Makeover

Since last September, I’ve been working on making over my “new-to-me” house. It’s a traditional ranch style home, but my style isn’t exactly traditional. Yes I love traditional elements, but mixing old with new (and traditional with contemporary) has always been a thing of mine. When designing my formal dining room, I wanted to make sure to continue that concept throughout. I also wanted the space to feel formal, yet comfortable and welcoming all at the same time.

Here is the design board I created before I began the project:

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My formal living and dining rooms are connected, so I had to keep that in mind when designing the dining room. You might want to check out my recent living room makeover to give you a better idea of the overall space.

So what do you think? Did I pull off the contemporary/traditional look that’s also welcoming all at the same time?

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