Creating a cohesive character for a living-dining combination

December 24, 2015 - table lamp

Robin Citrone is perplexing to make a many of a 11-by-21-foot vital and dining room in her Reston townhouse. She wants to embody her vast counterpart and a TV, though she’s uncertain about how to arrange a seat around a shifting potion doors to emanate a cozy, gentle retreat, while also creation a vital and dining areas cohesive.


Robin Citrone is perplexing to make a many of a 11-by-21-foot vital and dining room. (Leah L. Jones/For The Washington Post)

Citrone’s uncertain about how to arrange a seat around a shifting potion doors to emanate a cozy, gentle retreat. (Leah L. Jones/For The Washington Post)

Designer Lena Kroupnik updates Citrone’s lounge and chairs with accent pillows and strategically places a seat so that she can watch TV or suffer a perspective outside.

Kroupnik, of Lena Kroupnik Interiors (240-505-6783, lenakroupnikinteriors.com), is formed in Rockville.


Designer Lena Kroupnik strategically places a seat so that she can watch TV or suffer a perspective outside. (Julius Goyanko/for The Washington Post)

Give a room a comfortable backdrop with greige paint, such as Drabware by C2 .

Consider adding a railing between a vital and dining areas to improved conclude a spaces, when a bill allows.

Keep a existent dining table, though paint a tip a abounding walnut brown to element a legs of a new side chairs.

Live plants, such as a fiddle-leaf fig, move life into a room and will alleviate a area subsequent to a television.

Mix ceiling, list and building lamps to yield correct lighting for a room’s many uses.

A bronze and potion coffee table adds a hold of magnificence and a grand backdrop for displaying items.

Anchor a seating area with an area carpet in a pointed epitome design.


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Furniture: French linen slipcover dining chairs in bisque ($738 for set of two, lampsplus.com); Julianne dining chairs ($700 for set of two, macys.com); Pavo side list ($398, anthropologie.com).

Accessories: Villena coronet smorgasboard flare ($321, likemodern.com); Broche six-light 517-GA candelabrum in antique bullion ($798, crystoramalightinglights.com); embroidered corner screen panels in Sienna ($158 for 96-inch, anthropologie.com); Magical Thinking Fezo woven accelerate sham in orange ($69, urbanoutfitters.com); Astor building lamp ($249) and Maddox orange 18-inch sham with feather-down insert ($35), both from crateandbarrel.com); Laton smorgasboard flare in coronet ($213, amazon.com).


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Slice of Nature area carpet in Mist ($3,975 for 8-by11-foot rug, houzz.com).


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Isabelle bronze-brass square, two-shelf potion coffee list ($1,040, lampsplus.com).


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Modern epitome chenille/viscose carpet ($486 for 9-by-12-foot rug, overstock.com).


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Edward coffee list in coronet ($759, wayfair.com).

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