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Setting a Dining Table Made Easy

Formal dining can leave even the most educated confused much like Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman. Most of us probably don’t even use formal dining every day so you may even be asking yourself, “Why do I need to know this?” Most likely, there will come a time where you do need to take part in formal dining (like at a wedding) where you don’t want to be the one looking around for direction. It will also be fun to show your friends how classy you are at your next dinner party. Use these tips to help make it easy to remember: Formal Set Up: With a formal set up always...

Mix and Match Your Dining Set

Image via Apartment Therapy

When it comes to the dining area of a home we tend to see a matching set of dining tables and chairs, but have you ever thought about switching things up to create a look that’s both random and uniform? In the past, we’ve noticed that mixing and matching dining chairs will just about get the job done and thanks to helpful tips from Apartment Therapy we’ve re-discovered ways to capitalize on this design trend even more. In attempting to replicate this design, choose a great table and several chairs in different shapes, sizes, styles, colors, or finishes to either compliment or contrast with the overall set. You don’t need much to accomplish this...

Inspiration: Hirst Designs Cabin

One of our favorite designers, long time Nadeau Dallas shopper and a dear friend, Karen Hirst from Hirst Designs, created a fabulous new look in her recent cabin project. Our glass buffet was turned into a stunning stove top and sink vanity for a small, rustic cabin. The tall glass armoire was added to the space for storage in the kitchen. And in the dining room she used our dining table and chairs to finish off the look. We just love the customizations, are you feeling inspired? Why not try it for yourself?...