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Steal This Look: A Bright Green Dining Room in Amsterdam

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 06, 2014 01:15 AM
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by Julie Carlson last modified Aug 05, 2014

Designed by Marianne Luning of  VT Wonen , this dining room features an unexpected palette of pale grays and grass greens—we especially like the mismatched dining furniture painted a unifying shade of green. Re-create the look with the following elements. Above: A heavy dose of kelly green is a nice contrast to an otherwise neutral dining room and kitchen. The Basics Above: Benjamin Moore Ben Interior  Graytint  paint is $36.99 a gallon. Above: Benjamin Moore  Ben Interior   Grassy Fields   paint ; $36.99 a gallon. Furniture & Lighting Above: Barn Light Electric's Wesco Deep Bowl Chain Pendant in dark green (shown) or emerald green is a close fit to the oversize pendant lights hanging above the green table. The light is available in a range of sizes and prices from $194 for the 10-inch size to $244 for the 16 inch. Above: Ikea's Ingo Dining Table is made of unlacquered pine, perfectly primed for painting; $69. Above: Ikea's Stockholm Chair is made of beech and painted in a bright green acrylic; $119 each. Above: An 8-Foot Wooden Stepladder made of southern yellow pine and metal is $98 at Dallas Midwest. Painted white  (see photo at top) , the ladder blends into the pale gray wall that it leans against. Accessories Above: The Henry Dean Alentejo Extra Large Vase is made in Belgium of thick glass; it's 12 inches tall and 16.75 inches in diameter at the top; $210 at March, in San Francisco. Above: Made in Australia, the Large Mud Pebble Bowl in Milk is $125 at Design Within Reach. Above: The porcelain  Mud Noodle Bowl  in Milk is $42 at Design Within Reach. Above: Ferm Living's wooden Studio wall shelves are made of smoked oak veneer with a painted back. Available in three sizes and different colorways, starting at $125.25 for the smallest, which measures 12 inches by 12 inches. Above: Luning's design decisions are evident in the details: A pair of Hunter Huntress Wider Calf Rain Boots in green is $148 at Hunter. Feeling favorable toward green? See our DIY: Painted Canvas Tissue Box Cover and a group of inspirational  Green Rooms  in our Gallery of Rooms and Spaces. N.B. This post is an update; the original story ran November 8, 2011. And don't forget: It's the last week of voting for the 2014 Considered Design Awards. You can vote for the finalists on Remodelista and Gardenista once a day through this Saturday, August 8. The winners will be announced August 9.    More Stories from Remodelista Object Lessons: Kaj Franck's Teema Dinnerware






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