This weekend we painted the dining room white. It was yellow, which you can see on the one wall we left unpainted. We're waiting for wallpaper to arrive, and then that wall is going to be more exciting. And by exciting, I mean fuschia.
Drapes are in the works, too. Then this room will finally look like it has some clothes on.
There are two windows and five doorways (four with doors). Where they take you: the kitchen, the back stairway, a closet, the hallway to the living room, and outside. I keep picturing the genie from Aladdin saying "In case of emergency, the exits are here, here, here, here, here and here."
Check out that fireplace. It's a bad photo because a UFO was just landing outside, but hopefully you can make out the mottled green tile, which is original Rookwood. I hated it at first, but it's got a weird sort of antique charm and I'm trying to like it. Our IKEA table looks so wrong in this room. Or I should say, the table shape is okay but the finish is not good. It's in fine condition, but the matching sideboard is starting to sag in the middle. I have dreams (and of course, Photoshop mockups) of new light fixtures and pretty furniture... maybe someday.