Wrapping up this week with the next area of the apartment for the Year One series… the dining room! Next week, I’ll cover the kitchen and the bedroom/office area.
The dining area stayed mostly the same for the majority of my time in the apartment, but with a few decor updates, different table runners, etc, I updated the dining table every couple months for a fresh look.
Starting off with this lovely line up from move in day: I had the bar set up over by the window for about one day and hated it: Night progress after moving in. And notice the tacky crystals on the light fixture. My mom and I took those off the next day and lowered the light so it wasn’t so awkwardly close to the ceiling. Art added along with the lovely fall foliage outside and on my dining table: Winter setup: new table runner, West Elm salt and pepper shakers added to the mix (and the sad barren trees outside): Many more table runner and centerpiece switches over the next few months: Added a couple vintage and thrift finds to the window ledge: And then I completely redid this space over the last few weeks and it’s drastically different! I think this setup will look even better in my next apartment and it might eventually need a rug underneath… but I love how this space evolved in small ways over the year. Along with the not-so-subtle furniture switch that I can enjoy for the last few weeks of living in this apartment (and many more years to come)!
Have a great weekend and I’ll be back on Monday for more Year One progress.