Art Deco Theme Creates the Perfect Party Mood
Art deco details add elegance to a dull dining room.
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Kristan Cunningham, Dave Sheinkopf and Spencer Anderson create a room suited for entertaining--here's how:
Furniture - $150
Sheinkopf scores a beautiful art deco-style dining set and sideboard at a thrift store and refurbishes the finish on both to make them shine.
Fabric and Rug - $244
The dining chairs receive new seat covers and a rug adds color and texture to the wood floor. (rug: HomeGoods)
Lighting - $219
The track lighting is replaced with an art-deco inspired chandelier. (chandelier: Rejuvenation - Tropicana, Bronze Gilt/Polished Nickel)
Window Treatments - $48
Pale-colored curtains and Roman shades soften the wall of windows. (window panels: Anna's Linens - Asst 84 Gold/825567; roman shades: IKEA - Setaria, 50039284)
Paint and Supplies - $42
The white walls are painted a two-tone scheme of light tan and dark mossy green. (paint: Behr - Lion 760D-4P, Carriage Door 770D-5A)
Accessories - $293
Cunningham contributes a shadow box piece showcasing elegant door escutcheons. Anderson snaps photos of art deco building details and finishes them with black mats and frames. Also, Sheinkopf creates a medium-density fiberboard mirror frame with a step-down detail evocative of art deco design .(escutcheons: Liz’s Antique Hardware; frames: Aaron Brothers - Nantucket, 0000680686)
Project Total - $996
Quilt artist Robin Cowley uses basic geometric shapes to achieve a completely innovative Art Deco quilt.