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Dining Room Reveal-French Provincial Dining Set Makeover

3rd December 2015

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Dining Room Reveal- French Provincial Dining Set Makeover

Finally the moment has arrived when I can finally reveal the french provincial dining table and six cane chairs that Mr. Wilson worked so hard to finish!   Since we are hosting Christmas dinner this year, I rushed to sew the skirts for the chairs and decided that for the sake of time, I would just reupholster the arm chairs in a gray linen fabric I found at Joannes.  I actually like the contrast of the gray fabric on the arm chairs, it makes the set a little unique and not so matchy-matchy. 

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Here is a view of the back of the chair skirts I sewed from drop-cloths.  If you remember from this post, I used Miss Mustard seeds amazing tutorial on how to sew these little babies and I think it really dresses the chairs up!  

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I used these drop cloths that I ordered from Amazon, which I bleached to give them a lighter look.  The chairs were sanded down and painted in Old White chalk paint by Annie Sloan.

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I whitewashed the table top and painted the legs and base in Annie Sloan’s French Linen Chalk Paint, you can read about this transformation more in this post.

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The following photos show how I set the table for Christmas, which is quickly approaching.  The little trees I found at the Target dollar bin section for $3 each.

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The table runner and little gold candle holders are from Homegoods.

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A simple and inexpensive Christmas centerpiece is a pretty bowl or tray filled with sparkly ornaments.  I received the glass bowl as a wedding gift and the large silver ball in the middle is from the Christmas Tree Shop.

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This table is ready for a feast, now I just have to figure out what to cook!

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13 thoughts on “Dining Room Reveal-French Provincial Dining Set Makeover

  1. Tara @ Lehman Lane

    Your dining room is absolutely beautiful Ally! You did a fantastic job on the chairs and table. I loved seeing it set for Christmas. Best wishes for a fabulous Christmas dinner:). Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing your dining room @ Dream. Create. Inspire. Link. Have a wonderful weekend and take care, Tara

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    1. aschulth@yahoo.com Post author

      Thank you so much Meredith! The wall color is Farrow and Ball “blue gray” it is a really beautiful green-gray-blue color and I would highly recommend it. Have a lovely weekend!

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  2. Judy

    I absolutely love everything about your dining room. The wall color is stunning and the table and chairs gorgeous. I will be featuring this tonight at my Fall into Fall party that opens at 8pm EST. Please stop by and pick up an I’ve Been Featured button. Thanks. http://diybydesign.blogspot.com

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  3. Tiffany

    This is so lovely! I love those chairs and all of the white. Thanks for sharing with us at the Merry Monday Link Party! Hope to see you again on Sunday!

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  4. Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co.

    What a wonderful spot for Christmas dinner! I especially love the skirted chairs – pretty and sophisticated. Featured you at Be Inspired this morning. Thanks so much for sharing!

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