Dining Rooms

Oct 10

Celebrating the Holidays in Style with Bunny Williams

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Bunny Williams new furniture collection for Ballard Designs

Anyone who knows designer Bunny Williams knows she’s a consummate and gracious entertainer. She knows all the key ingredients to ensuring her guests have a good time. Lucky for us, she’s sharing her lifelong love for thoughtful details and timeless style with us. This holiday, she’s adding to her fabulously unique collections of decorative accessories and tabletop, plus she’s introducing a limited edition dining collection, designed especially for you and Ballard Designs. We spoke to Bunny about her new holiday collection and what she most looks forward to during the holidays.

 
Sep 16

Feature Friday: Julie Blanner’s Breakfast Nook

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In our Feature Friday series, we’ll be highlighting the homes of some of our favorite bloggers and designers. We love the way they’ve used our products in their spaces, so we thought we’d bring these bright ideas to you!

 
Sep 13

8 Centerpieces for Your Dining Table When You’re Not Entertaining

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10 things to put on your dining table when you're not entertaining

Dining rooms are an important part of the home when you’re gathering with family or friends, but the reality is that most of the time, they sit empty waiting on your next dinner party. Which begs the question — what do you put on your dining room table when you’re not entertaining? It looks empty and sad if there’s no centerpiece, but who has time to arrange fresh flowers every week? We’ve pulled together 10 ways to give your dining table some personality without all the maintenance:

 
Aug 9

Get the Look: Yellow & Teal Breakfast Nook

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Get the look of this breakfast nook in yellow and teal

When we were designing the cover of our most recent catalog, we couldn’t help but be drawn to this bright color palette of buttery yellow and vibrant teal. They just work together so beautifully, especially when tempered with a healthy dose of white. Find all of the pieces in this room below:

 
Aug 2

3 Ways to Use our Harper Bar

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3 ways to use our Harper Bar

While we all want our house to be beautiful, it’s even more important that it functions for our life. That’s why we love creating furniture pieces that are hardworking and functional for modern life. We’re excited to introduce our new Harper Bar which is packed with storage for all of your barware, but with brass accents and sleek lines, it’s a piece that brings instant chic to your space. Of course if you have no use for a bar, we can imagine a few other ways to use this gorgeous piece!

 
Jul 25

Margaret Kirkland’s Dining Room and Patio at the 2016 Southern Living Idea House

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Interior designer Margaret Kirkland's dining room in the 2016 Southern Living Idea House

This year’s 2016 Southern Living Idea House is a celebration of the magazine’s 50th anniversary. Set in Southern Living’s hometown of Birmingham, AL, and built from the ground up by a team of designers with roots in the south, this year’s house celebrates traditional southern design with modern detail.

We talked with Atlanta interior designer, Margaret Kirkland, to find out how the history of the iconic magazine inspired her designs.

 
Jun 6

Get the Look: Eddie Ross’ Dining Room

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If you saw our Summer 2016 catalog, we bet you couldn’t help but swoon over the dining room designed by Entertaining Expert and Better Homes & Gardens Editor, Eddie Ross. This colorful space featured Square Back Louis Chairs in a vibrant red and magenta animal print, peony pink curtain panels, and bold art. We thought we’d share how to get this look in your own home.