A Beach Cottage Dining Room Makeover


Have you visited A Beach Cottage? It’s one of my favorite house blogs. Sarah lived in England until 2005 when she and her husband, along with their three children, followed their dream to live by the ocean in Australia. She started blogging to document the changes they made to their fixer-upper cottage, and her casual coastal style is like a breath of fresh air. She works wonders with vintage quilts, neglected furniture, and plenty of white paint.

Take a look at what she did with her dining room. Here’s how it looked when she first saw it, during an Open House:


I’m not sure I would’ve seen a lot of potential there. But here’s what her dining room looks like now:


To see the rest of the dining room photos and to get all the details about the makeover, visit A Beach Cottage.

While you’re there, you have to see what she did with this room, too:


Check out the results of Sarah’s amazing sitting room makeover here. Love it!

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I’m adding this post to Susan’s Metamorphosis Monday party at Between Naps on the Porch. That’s the place to go if you love looking at before and afters!

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  1. says

    So glad I stumbled on your lovely lovely blog today, it’s always nice to find other blogger out and about on the net!

    I must tell you that I like like like your nice blog!

    Agneta & Sweden
    .-= agneta´s last blog ..tim walker, the king =-.

  2. Trudi says

    The cubes suit a family room but not a dining room. Is this their formal dining room or it is the causal eating room? Would be hard to furnish that room as it is an obvious passageway to other rooms.
    It needs a wow factor, that table is lacking in form, it looks cheap. A chunky farm house table would work.

  3. says

    Sarah is so talented…she truly saw a diamond in the rough when she found her home. I love how she finds the neatest pieces that are just a little worn around the edges and turns them into lovely treasures for her home. She is truly inspiring. Especially enjoyed the video she did recently of her and her DH out garage “sailing.” That was fun…plus, we got to see some of her neck of the woods. :)
    .-= Susan´s last blog ..Welcome to the 60th Tablescape Thursday and Foodie Friday! =-.