I never got the chance to meet my hubby's Nana as she passed away long before I ever came around. So, I was really anxious when I took my paint brush to this thing, but that anxiety quickly turned to an indescribable calming. I started imagining all the pasta dinners shared around this table every Sunday and was literally brought to tears at the honor of having this table in our home and the thought of family gathering around it once again.
The four cane chairs came with the set, and I refinished those. After about seven trips to HomeGoods, I finally found the end chairs. I refused to buy something until I fell in love. These were love at first site and a great deal.
The dining room is still in the works and my main work space right now, so I staged this shoot in the foyer. Hopefully, I can finish off my two hutches in there soon. I can't wait to have the family over and break some bread over this thing. Mangia, mangia!