Cottage Living Style

blue and brown dining room
Jim Franco

In Heather's Dining Room

"When I was looking for a house, one of the criteria was a dining room big enough for my 9-foot-long table -- I can seat 10 people comfortably though the room is only 11 by 14 feet," says Heather.

"As for the chandelier, the bigger the better. The more arms that spread out in a room, the better the light," she says. "I put this one on a dimmer switch."

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