I found more pictures of the dining room last night and thought I could share these with you.
Here is a before photo, quality is awful but you can see something needed to be done, right?
For the fire surround and the actual fire I used Farrow and Ball pitch black. it is a really true black with no undertones, really pretty against the white. For the woodwork I used Farrow and Ball Whimborne white. I sound like I am addicted to Farrow and Ball paints but the truth is...I am!!! They are really good quality paints and have the advantages of being all water based even the wood or floor paints, which means they are odourless, great when you suffer from migraine or asthma. Plus I am super lazy and washing a paint brush with white spirit is just too much for me:)
The cardboard deer is from Cardboard safari on Etsy. I bought the large one is oh my it's enormous but perfect. My gran always had deer's head etc in her house because my papie was a hunter. When she moved out into a home she wanted to give me one but I couldn't get it back to the UK because of regulations and stuff. Plus there's no way Zoe would have let me have a real deer's head in teh house, she would have freaked out. So this was my solution to my lack of animal's head in my home!
The mirror is vintage, I got on Gumtree. The black and white poster is from One Must Dash, a design duo from Sweden. The Cat Power print is by Tara McPherson, we got it mounted on mdf.
Have a lovely weekend!