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Re: Dining Room Pics

Postby rehabbingisgreen on Mon Dec 14, 2009 9:48 pm

OMG all those goreous rooms!! :shock:
I can only hope my little house will look half that great when we get her done.
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Re: Dining Room Pics

Postby oldhouseluvr on Tue Dec 29, 2009 1:35 am

Here's ours. This is one of the most original rooms in the house. With the exception of electric lighting, the radiators and the entry door, we believe everything in this room is just as it was when the house built in the 1890s.

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Re: Dining Room Pics

Postby utopia13 on Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:30 am

Wow oldhouseluvr.....What a pretty pretty dining room! I don't think I've ever seen it posted before. Those lace curtains are gorgeous! :D
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Re: Dining Room Pics

Postby rehabbingisgreen on Tue Dec 29, 2009 11:42 am

oldhouseluvr,
Great dining room. Love it all down to the phonograph. Funny I was thinking of inquiring yesterday as to how many have phonographs and such. I've got an oldish wood record player/radio that is a total project that I hope to restore some day. It has books that hold the records and I have to find someone who does binding because those need recovered, then I need to refinish the wood and get it back in working order. I wish I had a garage so I could get some of these projects at least started.
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Re: Dining Room Pics

Postby oldhouseluvr on Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:51 pm

Thanks! The dining room is my favorite room in the house.

Utopia - can you believe I bought those lace panels at Wally World for a few bucks each? They were supposed to be temporary until I found something permanent. That was about five years ago. LOL I do like the way using panels on a spring tension rod exposes the window moldings, but with all these windows the dining room could use some heavy panels in the winter.

rehabbin' - I found that Victrola on CL a couple of years ago and bought it for DH. It still works but I think it could use an overhaul. The turntable sounds like it needs to be oiled, or maybe needs a new belt and its difficult to regulate the speed. I have no idea how to do any of that, but figure I can research it in my spare time (whenever that is). This is just one of many projects that I have lined up to do "someday", but in the meantime, it looks pretty and we still use it occasionally.
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Re: Dining Room Pics

Postby Igloochic on Wed Dec 30, 2009 3:09 am

This is a pic from before purchase (but we bought it furnished so it's still pretty close to this)
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The porterierres (spelled wrong I'm sure...drapes between rooms) are original to the house.

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DPsours...I've been trying to remember where the heck I saw "that" light fixture! Thank you for posting it to remind me LOL I have to show it to DH who swears this one is from the 70's...
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Any chance for a close up of the beadwork so I can replace mine?
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Re: Dining Room Pics

Postby Queen Anne Victorian on Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:35 pm

Here's my dining room. This was one of the first projects we tackled in our house and I love it!
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Re: Dining Room Pics

Postby utopia13 on Fri Jan 08, 2010 8:51 am

Greetings Queen Anne Vic!!! What a stunning room! :shock: I really like that wallpaper...do you have a closer shot? That color is so rich...a perfect fit! :D
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Re: Dining Room Pics

Postby Old Colonial on Sun Jan 10, 2010 8:52 pm

I did the dining room in 2006. All the woodwork is new except for the original floor. The original fireplace was long gone and a chimney for the furnace stuck out in the room. To conceal it, I built the wall between the kitchen and dining room about 18 inches deep and built in pantry cupboards on each side of the doorways. I built all the cabinets, wainscoting and the raised panel wall.
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Re: Dining Room Pics

Postby Old Colonial on Sun Jan 10, 2010 8:54 pm

The finished product.

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