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how do i partition my dining room and living room?
aditiankit
February 2, 2013 in Design Dilemma
i need to partition my living room an dining room. if someone can suggest a creative idea....
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Ironwood Builders
When you say "partition", do you mean more than the archways we see in the photo? More closed off? Walled off? Or screened off?

For screening I recommend a couple of columns 4' apart and flanking glass front cabinets as built ins. Your arches are great and I hate to mess them up, so walling off? No opinion...which is in a way my opinion!

I haven't figured out yet how to post photos directly from houzz to a forum yet (any help?) but the colonnade with bookshelves or curio cabinets is a common idea in the arts and crafts homes. Painted it can be very traditional in style. For more modern...doesn't work so good for the archways, I'm back to no opinion!
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rinqreation
Arches and partitions.. Difficult combination.. I'd hang a large off-white curtain.
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maggiemae0552
why do you want them partitioned?? You could put tall potted plants on either side inside the arch area. Beautiful rugs also help define rooms. Good luck!
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Dytecture
We need more clarification. Do you want permanent separation or partial division ?


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Cancork Floor Inc.
An "old fashioned" way to separate spaces was a writing desk/table with two lamps on either side of the desk This would sit between the two spaces like a 1/2 wall. Visually you would focus on the nearest point and then, afterwards realize that the space continued on into another "room". Think long rooms in large houses (Buckingham Palace...without the Palace).
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