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A Cool and Casual Dining Spot for the Whole Family

January 12, 2017

Airy hues and kid-proof materials transform a formal dining room into an inviting spot for home-cooked meals.

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Light Blue Transitional Dining Room With Coffered Ceiling

Furniture plucked from online retailers and one-of-a-kind antiques fill a bright dining room with classic style and kid-friendly touches.

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Airtight Containers Make Snacking Easy

A trio of airtight containers keeps after-school snacks within arm's reach for all members of the family. The cookies add a dash of texture and color.

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Antique Geometric Mirror

Even in spaces not designated for beauty and grooming, textured glass is a great way to add a touch of antiquity. This geometric mirror, placed just above the buffet, bounces light around the space and adds vintage flair.

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Dining Room and Living Room With Casual Ambiance

Dining rooms used for casual meals call for comfortable accessories. Since the nearby family room opens into the generously sized dining spot, both spaces are equipped with forgiving textiles and no-frills elements.

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