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Michael Wurm, Jr.

Pin it. Get it! Dining Rooms Chairs

 

TREND: Unique Dining Room Chairs

One thing that I love about the contemporary design aesthetic is people’s courage to be a bit more bold and unique. I’ve noticed this trend in many different areas of interior design. Whether it’s an unusual light fixture, mixed patterns, or unexpected pops of color, people seem to be taking more risks and using things they really love.

 

Taking such risks, however, can be nerve-racking because some of these choices involve a lot of time and money. To make things less scary, I suggest starting off small and working up to a bigger project. A great place to start is in your dining room. Changing your dining room chairs is a quick way to give your space an entirely new look without too much of an investment. Despite what design trends have taught us in the past, dining chairs no longer need to “match” your table. In fact, having elements that don’t exactly match creates a beautiful, collected-over-time look.

I really fell in love with today’s “Pin it” inspiration image for exactly this reason. The unique cow hide-inspired chairs add a wonderful whimsical feel to a typically utilitarian space. Not only are the chairs out of the norm, but they are also visually interesting and inviting.

 

Today, I’m sharing ten of my favorite dining room chairs. Whether you’re looking for bold color, terrific texture, or something classically chic one of these options is sure to infuse life into your space. Which chair are you loving the most?

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Happy Decorating,

Michael Wurm, Jr. – Inspired by Charm


Michael Wurm, Jr.

Pin it. Get it!: Wallpaper

 

I will be the first to admit that I’ve never really been a fan of wallpaper. I think it’s because it was overused in the past and the designs were not all that appealing to me. Lately though, I’ve been intrigued with the amazingly beautiful wallpaper that is being produced. I’m not saying I have the courage to wallpaper a whole room in some of these prints, but I do love how the metallic wallpaper in the image below was used to line the back wall of this bookshelf.

It coordinates so well with the accessories on the shelf and marvelously showcases the homeowner’s personality and style. In small doses, wallpaper can be a wonderful home decorating tool. It’s come a long way from roosters and flower borders. Below are eight of my favorite wallpapers that I might just have to try in my own space. Click here to get the full list of products shown below.

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What are your thoughts on wallpaper? Any patterns you are loving?

Michael Wurm, Jr. – Inspired by Charm

 


Michael Wurm, Jr.

Pin it. Get it! Funky Fixtures

 

Here’s the thing, I have a tiny obsession with light fixtures. Whether it is a table lamp, a pendant fixture, or a gorgeous chandelier, I believe that the right lighting can make or break a room. I even have a Pinterest board dedicated to light fixtures. I recently came across these two images from BHG.com while searching for some inspiration for my own dining room. I think both of these fixtures are perfect for their particular spaces. They have major wow factor which creates a dynamic, unique, and memorable look. I’m so happy to see the emerging trend of interesting, and even a bit wacky, chandeliers and pendant lights.

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With this inspiration in my back pocket, I decided to do a little digging and found twelve wow-factor-worthy light fixtures that will certainly transform any space into a beautifully designed room. Go bold or go home, right? Click here to get the full list of products shown below.

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Which one of these lights is your favorite? What other funky fixtures are you loving?

Michael Wurm, Jr. – Inspired by Charm