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Dining Set Upcycle: Restoring my Vintage Mid-century chairs and table

March 8, 2022



In 2015, just before moving into our current home, I began a search for a dining set. For the first time we were buying a house and not an apartment, and it was the first home we would live in with a formally demarcated dining space. I wasn’t sure that we would use it as one, but with a baby under one, I was conscious that someday it may be beneficial for family life. Stuck in the moment of identity loss you get on maternity leave I actually turned our dining room into an adult evening chill out space which I dubbed the cocktail room since it housed both a drinks trolley and a cocktail cabinet I’d bought when I was 18.Read More