Cottage Dining Room Ideas

For the cabin dining area off the kitchen we have decided to do a modern/rustic twist. I am totally impressed with how willing my Mom has been to go slightly out of her comfort zone which is typically on the most traditional size. The reason we are loving the mix is that we want simplicity with warmth and easy of use and on a pretty conservative budget (furnishing a whole house at once really puts it in perspective!).
Here are a few of the ideas we have been inspired by and are incorporating in different ways.