Half library, half dining. So your "formal" dining room will get used more often than just once or twice a year. I would do the bottom part as cupboards though, to store platters, serving dishes, linens and small kitchen appliances.
OZCO Project Two Tier Pergola - #396 With two grown kids out of the house, John and Stephanie Eberle agree it's time to downsize and look for the perfect place to relax as they enter retirement. See detailed instruction on which OWT products were used and how to properly install them to construct the Eberle’s Two Tiered Pergola on Season 4 Episode 4 of Fixer Upper. Or use this guide and alter it to fit your specific project! Project #396
Sir Evelyn and Lady de Rothschild’s Country Style Martha’s Vineyard Home
Set on a pristine oceanfront site, the charming Martha’s Vineyard summer home of Lynn Forester de Rothschild and her husband, Sir Evelyn, conjures the character of an old house expanded over generations | archdigest.com
A Missouri Home with a Storied Past... The word Kristen Elise Pickell uses to describe her love of the past is anemoia. It’s an invented word, found in John Koenig’s Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, and it means “a pang of nostalgia for times you’ve never experienced.”