Transforming your dining room with simple summer decor

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Decorating Idea- a few changes will transform your dining room 
by Miriam Schulman, @schulmanArt

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Tree Art by Schulman in family room decorated by James Radin

This family room, designed by James Radin, is a natural extension of the kitchen, incorporating contrasting and complementary colors. Striped fabric on the breakfast chairs is Buoy in bluebird by Delany & Long.  Benjamin Moore’s Dove White sets off the owners’ collection of 19th-century American spongeware. An easy chair, one of a pair, is covered in Morelia in Robins Egg from Raoul. Most of the upholstered furniture in the house was designed by James Radin. (artwork was added to photo via simulation to give you a sense how the tree art will enhance your home)

Want to get this look at home?

start with original artwork:

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Tree Art by Schulman

add orange placemats:

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vintage orange placemats from auntemilie

need a basket of white hydrangeas:

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Basket of white dried hydrangeas from donnahubbard

some vintage blue and white china:

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Blue & white china from Swedish Gals Attic

and finally some blue and white striped pillows to put on your chairs:

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striped navy blue & white pillows by WhitlockandCo

mentioned in this blog post:
@Benjamin_Moore @DonnaJ52 @auntemilie

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Decor ideas for dining rooms | transforming your dining room with simple summer decor | read more >> Schulman embraces her creative life with wholeheartedness in Scarsdale, New York. Schulman studied art history at Dartmouth College and abandoned a hedge fund career to work on her art full time. Her watercolor and mixed media paintings have been seen on NBC, published in art magazines and home decor books. In addition, the Hudson River Museum and Katonah Museum of Art carry her artistic accessories in their gift shops. She has been published in art magazines such as Art of Man and most recently in Somerset Studio. Explore her art at or take a class at

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  1. I love this collection of blue and white spongeware. It is fabulous. Spongeware looks great in any decor whether you have a French Country or a modern kitchen. It is timeless.
    So pretty!! Who doesn't love blue and white?


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I’m Miriam Schulman, your curator of inspiration.

I inspire art-lovers to reconnect with their creativity and profit from their art. Whether you paint simply for the joy of it or you’re serious about selling your work, and you’re ready to stop putting yourself on the back burner...You're in the right place. I've done it and I can inspire YOU how to do it too.

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