As the designated space for enjoying meals, holidays, and family get-togethers, your dining room is a worthy spot to lavish with attention. Get inspired by Brandi Abdul-Malik's dining room makeover.
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Before: Honey-Mustard Walls
Name: Brandi Abdul-Malik
Location: Atlanta, GA
"The walls were a warm, rich yellow. We lived with the color for a few years, but as my tastes evolved, I wanted a change."
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"The room took about six months to come together. I didn't want to just fill the room for the sake of decorating. I took time to re-evaluate my style and made purchases I truly loved."
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"Keeping things neutral with lots of texture and natural wood tones stood out to me."
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After: Accent Chair
Brandi said the most important piece of furniture in the room is the accent chair she inherited from her mom, which matches this end table decorated with candles and greenery.
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After: Wooden Textures
"I wanted creams, light browns, and wooden textures to be the base of my dining room."
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"I painted the walls Revere Pewter. The new color accentuates every furniture piece nicely. It only took me a few years, but I think I finally captured the dream I had for my dining room!"
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"I introduced more plants to liven up the room. Adding greenery brought positive energy and excitement to the space, which it desperately needed."
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Brandi added a bowl of green apples to the middle of her dining room table to ground the mix of greenery and wooden textures. She also used different chairs around the table to add "a relaxed touch and more seating for when you anticipate having more than just your family over for dinner."