I can't handle eating on the floor anymore. Or the couch (which really isn't an upgrade) and is white, which worries me a little.
My goal for February is to pull the dining room together. Which actually isn't a room, just a space we have for a table and chairs. I want the living and the dining room to feel like two separate rooms though, because tying them together would look too matchy-matchy.
We got a free table off of craigslist, which I love. It is walnut now, and a little scratched up but we are going to paint it in a glossy black. The chairs are old Louis chairs I bought on craigslist also, and although I am attempting to upholster two of them for the living room, I think I am going to pay an upholsterer to do them in a white pleather or something like that. I want them to be easy to clean, and durable but still look elegant and a little bit extravagant. I also want nailhead trim on them, so they look a little like these chairs by Sixx Design.
A lot of this is just speculation, but since this is a source of creative inspiration for me, organizing my thoughts and visualizing the space is helping me realize which direction I want to go in.
Thanks for being my sounding board friends :)