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Dining Room Shopping + Thrifting

Pull Up A Chair

Dining Room Chairs / 7thhouseontheleft.com

First of all, we so appreciate all of the virtual love and support from you guys when we posted our last post! The comments, emails and messagesΒ have meant so much. Thank you for sticking in there with us! You know how like a million years ago, we were trying to decide on chairs for our new dining room table?Β Well, after months and months – seven to be exact – we finally have dining chairs. And we can have people over…

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Dining Room Home Improvement Tips + Tricks

How to Patch a Hole in a Textured Ceiling

How to Patch a Hole in a Textured Ceiling // 7thhouseontheleft.com

As you may recall, last week, we hung a new light fixture in our dining area, which left us with a nice round hole in the ceiling where the previous light once hung. Our ceilings are lightly textured – not your typical “popcorn ceiling” but still textured enough to make the patching process a little different. A lot, if not most, homes built in the 70’s – early 90’s have textured ceilings, so we thought this would be a helpful…

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Decorating Dining Room

WHY DOES CURTAIN SHOPPING HAVE TO BE SO HARD?

West Elm Curtains // 7thhouseontheleft.com

I always try to keep negative thoughts off the blog – Β goodness knows there’s enough negativity to go around for all of us on the World Wide Web. But truth is, this girl is irritated. Rant #1 // For me, curtains are one of the hardest – if not the hardest – decor items to shop for. I’m normally pretty good at visualizing what something might look like in place and seeing potential, but when it comes to curtains, I…

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Dining Room

Let There Be Light

Do you know what’s awesome about having a father-in-law that lives right across the street and is an electrical expert? He can come over and help you hang your new dining room light fixture on a Wednesday night. I would say that I don’t know what I’d do without his help in this sort of situation, but I know exactly what I’d do: end up with several holes in the ceilings, electrical burns and maybe some bumps and bruises to…

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Dining Room Shopping + Thrifting

A Completely Blank Canvas

Okay, so I really hesitated on posting photos of the new dining room table – basically since there’s nothing else in the room at the moment. It’s just one of those tables that may not look too spiffy on its own, but once we add chairs, curtains, a light fixture, color!, and wall art – it’s going to be a-freaking-mazing. At least that’s how I see it in my head. So, just be patient with me and try to visualize…

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