Dining Room Photos: HGTV Green Home 2009
Big artwork does not overshadow the focal point of of the HGTV Green Home dining room – a table custom-crafted entirely of reclaimed lumber.
Sectioned off by a sisal-style nylon rug, the dining table showcases the handiwork of carpenter David Brown. The top is fashioned from antique, heart-pine flooring, and old cedar fence posts serve as table legs.
Table-height wicker chairs were chosen as not to obstruct the view of the table when one pans the room.
Philodendron leaves, held in oversized glass hurricanes, perch next to a collection of mercury glass pears.
Lord Denver's Prize Horse Aditoc, a segmented print, makes subtle reference to Florida's horse-racing heritage.
The triptych was chosen to make a dramatic statement in the dining space without overshadowing the handcrafted table.
A soft seat is provided for wicker chairs. Cushions are covered in tennis-white twill fabric.
Linen slipcovers lend a casual elegance to host and hostess chairs by Verellen Home Collection.
A brushed-aluminum double-light pendant hugs the ceiling and adds a hint of sparkle and shine.
Rattan trays add just the right touch of texture and pair up well with hand-blown glass hurricanes and mercury glass tabletop appointments.
Interior designer Linda Woodrum chose wicker to avoid a "sea of legs" around the rustic dining table.
Oversized Philodendron leaves placed in blown-glass hurricanes replace a more formal table centerpiece.
Glass sliders from the dining area lead out to the screened porch, where dinner party guests could easily enjoy dessert.