Handful of us have the blissful luxury of another dining room these days. For the majority of us, a dining table is part of the available plan living room or is the centre of all action in a kitchen. Which means we need to be canny about where we store all the parts and bobs we need to make mealtimes possible.
While we recommend giving kitchen cabinets to the pros, it's possible to DIY this task. There are a few easy DIY updates you are able to do to your existing cabinets to make it beautiful, with out a completely new set up. Painting your kitchen cupboards can be considered a smart way to update your kitchen without spending a fortune or risking the structure of your cabinetry.
If you're buying a traditional look but want still want a attractive factor that pops, a lantern chandelier is a great choice. Although it hangs vertically just like a traditional chandelier, the light is usually surrounded by a metallic frame. In addition they come in a variety of sizes, so a lantern chandelier can be the perfect addition to a tiny dining room.
Even studio flats can have a dining table and chairs. Search for ultra slimline dining tables (that one even has a storage area drawer) and second-hand seats that you can customise. These old chapel chairs are wonderfully distinctive and packed with personality. Whitewashed and cured to touches of lilac, red and gold they create a lovely mixture of old and new when teamed with the stripped backside table.
A DIY kitchen island is more than only a simple structure; it'll be a part of your kitchen forever. You'll need to learn how to mount baseboards and apply a even coat of car paint as well. Keep this in mind as you plan your DIY kitchen island.