After moving into our new home a couple of months ago, getting through birthdays and holidays, transitions and upheavals, we are gradually working on/adding furniture to/decorating each room. Our most recent addition was the dining room set that we had been pining over from Bassett.
We saw it before we moved, loved the size of it and the style, and had been waiting for a good sale to purchase it. Well that time came and now it is here and now I have a new shiny surface to accessorize.
BTW, I keep saying I am sticking with one room at a time but my crafting/decorating ADD just won’t let that happen. I try. Really, I try to try.
Right now there are some pretty flowers in some mercury glass-type vessels on the table for “everyday”, but when company comes I like the idea of dressing up the table a little bit more. In my search for the just-right-table-runner, I came across several lovely ideas on the web–some formal and some more casual. Here are some of my favorites that have inspired me to create my own: