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Mom's Dining Room - Before and After

Before

After

Before

After

Quite a transformation, huh? It's amazing what new floors, new paint and a little furniture rearranging will do to a room.

Now obviously the before pictures didn't have all of the furniture in the right place because we had moved things before the workers came to put in the floors, but the silver chest was moved and replaced with the antique rocking horse that was previously in the corner and the game table (seen in the bottom right corner of the second before shot) was moved to the living room to free up some space.

I'm kind of obsessed the new room and think it looks so much more open and upscale. The gray walls showcase all of my mom's silver and antiques much better than the previous cream ones did, and contrary to what many assume, the darker color actually makes the room feel larger as opposed to smaller.  I'm so happy with the outcome.  Here are a few more pictures from different angles in the room.

The room is not quite complete just yet.  We still need to find fabric to recover the chairs and replace the light and outlets switches with white ones, but I think it's a far cry from where it was before!  I'd love to hear your thoughts on the space!

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