Creating a cozy dining room that will stand the test of time can be tricky. The best way to achieve a classic, yet current, look is to introduce subtle, neutral elements that are rich in texture, plus a hit of colour to up the drama factor.
Provide, located in Vancouver, carries a number of gorgeous designer lines. If you live in the area, then you’re lucky enough to be able to visit them in person. If not, you can visit them online and take a look at their carefully curated collections of home decor.
Using pieces from the Chilewich and Niche Modern collections, I’ve crafted my idea of a dream dining room.
This tablecloth introduces subtle texture & pattern, without being too busy.
Chilewich Croc-Sand Tablecloth
Take your cues from their styling and top it with smoked glass dishware. You can find great vintage smoked glass collections at antique shows, vintage shops and even thrift stores. Mixing high-end pieces with thrifty ones creates an eclectic and layered look. If done correctly, no one will ever be able to decipher the two.
Next, bring the drama with these jewel toned, smoked glass pendants. A small hit of colour is all you need to take an otherwise neutral space from bland to bold.
Niche Modern Pharos Pendant – Chocolate, Crimson, Smoke, Plum and Amber
Group several of them over your table in a straight line, or gather them in the centre and hang them at varying heights to create a really dynamic statement.
Lia Fagan is an interior designer and the creative mind behind Mod Pieces, an online boutique, specializing in restyled vintage lighting. When she’s not in her studio, she’s offering up tips for how to “design outside the lines” on her blog, Mod Nest.