Updated Dining Room Decor: Apartment Living

Thank you to Victoria Campbell Photography for capturing these photos!

Hello my loves! I am so happy to share our updating dining room with you today. We didn't have a plan to redecorate this room but when we were out shopping for new plates and glassware, we came across this table for the most amazing price at Home Goods (it was even marked down from the discounted price Home Goods offers!) so we couldn't pass it up. I immediately knew what route we were going to decorate with. Alex and I share the exact same style when it comes to home decor so I'm so lucky that he appreciates rustic pieces with modern accents. It makes styling and redecorating  our place so fun together! We especially can't wait to build a home (which is hopefully happening in the next two years!).

As most of you know, we still live in a small(ish) apartment so we don't have a ton of space. We knew we were planning on hosting a Thanksgiving for all of our friends (y'all know my man and his love for cooking!!) so he wanted to buy all new plates, silverware, place settings & glassware that we could take from our apartment to our future home. We love to host our friends whether it's a brunch, girls night or even just our family over for dinner. He loves to cook and I love to socialize so it's a fun situation for us both! We chose our new plates together and since we love modern pieces, I thought these square plates were perfect for us. We actually bought new glassware (not shown in the photos) for everyday drinking in the tall and short versions. I'll include them below!

I absolutely love rose-gold but Alex is not the biggest fan. We came to a compromise on the napkin ring holders and he said it's a small accent that he was willing to let me have (what a keeper, haha). We plan on getting another bar-cart (our current one is being used for our coffee station) and using that for a true beverage cart for when we have guests over. In the meantime, we have our new wine glasses at each place setting, which I actually love! He has a major love for wine so we also bought a carafe (didn't even know they had a name before all of this, lol) and we just bought another one so there is one for white wines and one for reds. 

Once we had our table at home, we both knew we wanted to go for a "farmhouse" feel. My mom helped us choose our metal chairs and we loooove them. They went perfectly with our centerpiece (how cute is this decorated for fall? I'm already scheming on christmas decor for it when the time comes!). If you follow along on Instagram, you know we are looking for the perfect statement chairs to add to either end of our table. We are going with a linen, tufted neutral chair that'll add an element of texture to the room. Our EAT sign is from a few years back and I believe we picked it up at Home Goods if I'm not mistaken. See my IG story today for what we are thinking of adding to this space!

I am linking everything you see below so it's easiest for you to shop! I've also included a lookbook at the end of this post so just click on whatever item you want to shop and it'll take you right to the page. If you have any questions, leave them in the comments and I'll be sure to respond back to you as soon as I can! xo!

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  1. This is SO perfect! It's so so cozy and so you! Can't wait to go visit you hehe!

    Love ya!!

  2. It looks so, so cute! We have a very similar table. Love the industrial/modern look. I hope it stays in style forever, haha!

  3. We have similar style chair at our outdoor dining area and love them!

    Birdie Shoots

  4. Your dining room turned out beautifully! I love all the festive home decor!

    Greta | www.gretahollar.com

  5. This decor is so pretty and so perfect for fall! Love it!

  6. Love this whole setup girl. Especially your table and chairs! It goes so well together. xx

  7. Okay, now can you please come decorate my house?? SO cute!


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