New House Progress Report – The Dining Room

If you’ve been watching my Snapchat ( houseofhipsters ) or paying attention to my Instagram, you’ve seen quite a few sneak peeks of the new house…especially the dining room. What on Earth ever possessed me to begin designing that particular room is beyond me. Maybe it’s because it was different? Something new? I mean, I’ve never had a formal dining room before. Maybe it’s because I saw some blush and brass chairs and had to find a way to make them mine? Hee-hee. I don’t know. But whatever the reason, there’s one thing I know for sure. This dining room is the tits. There. I said it. Pardon my language, but it’s been like watching Caitlin Jenner’s transformation. Clutch the pearls! Shut the door and mouth on floor! This dining room is the bees knees.

Progress report on vintage hollywood regency and rustic mixed dining room.

Okay, so maybe it’s not totally rad here, but trust me…keep reading. You won’t be disappointed when you see what happens.

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Dining Room Interior Design Ideas

In case you couldn’t tell from my last post, I want to move sooooo badly. My brain has been on home decor overload (presently dining room interior design ideas have been top of mind), and I have the storage room to show for it…insert monkey covering it’s eyes emoji. The closing for the new house can’t come soon enough because I fear I’m nearing cut off from my phone…particularly for Pinteresting reasons.

Dining room interior design ideas. Eclectic mix of old and new makes this modern dining room shine. I love the marble top on this dining room table! via Kristofer Johnsson / H&M Home

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Decorating with Vintage Home Decor

Decorating with vintage home decor really shows off your personality…not to mention it can be easy on the wallet. But there’s a fine line between staying in the now and time warping. So how do you find that trending boho slash mid century modern look and not have Marsha screaming, “Oh! My nose!”

Marsha Brady Oh My nose!

Easy, you must learn hot to mix old and new…vintage with modern. There’s no need to smash someone upside the head with vintage overload. But to find a good balance, you must have patience, a good eye, and a lot of trial and error. Not sure where to start? Confused? Don’t fret little one. We’re going to look at a few of my favorite Pinterest rooms (I strongly recommend following), and I’m going to tell you where you can find and source all the key home decor pieces. I’m all about making it easy.

Vintage Home Decor mixing old and new, antiques with modern piece. How to decorate with Vintage and still look contemporary. via

No dilly dallying around! Let’s get crackin’!

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Design Crush: The Rattan Hanging Chair

Last spring, I bought one of my first pieces of rattan furniture. What I like to call my entry level step into the world of boho interiors. Pretty soon, one rattan chair, turned into two. Shortly after a side table arrived, followed by another. And after perusing Craigslist, my two chairs turned into three; only to being given the, “enough with the rattan already” look.

Hanging Chairs — Vintage rattan hanging chairs are making a comeback. A seating nook that had a hold of my heart. Loving this Interior design trend. Boho styling. image via

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One Room Challenge – Home Office Makeover

It’s Week 5 of the One Room Challenge, and right now I feel like my entire life is revolving around this project. Nothing else really matters. I’m okay with being 7 blog posts behind and staying up until midnight. It’s crunch time, and next week is the final reveal. If you’re new here and wondering what on Earth is this One Room Challenge, well, check out Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, and Week 4.

It's Week 5 in the One Room Challenge and my home office makeover is in the home stretch. Vases and pillows and throws, oh my! Click thru to see the progress from where it began to where it is now. Interior Design.

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