One of my new favorite blogs, "Hooked On Houses" had a before and after feature that I think is outstanding. It is exactly my taste - I could live in this room exactly as Stephen Saint-Onge designed it (his blog is "Designer Dad"). All photos from Stephen Saint-Onge!
Before & After: Designer Stephen Saint-Onge Turns a Little-Used Dining Room Into a Family Room
Check out Stephen’s blog Designer Dad to see the rest of the pics and get all the details about the transformation.
You might also like his book, No Place Like Home.