Tips on Decorating Your Dining Room

Tips on Decaorating Your Dining Room
One of the areas in the home where the household spends time together is the dining room. Let’s check out these decorating tips.

House decorations are usually confined to the living room, the bedroom, and the kitchen. But for some people, the dining room deserves attention in the same way that the rest of the house does. For us, we look at the dining room as a space that requires the same attention as the other parts of home.

So, we have compiled a list of some tips on decorating your dining room.

  • Choose the right table width
  • Use essential lighting
  • Be mindful of the texture and warmth
  • Say no to naked walls
  • Make room for storage

Choose the right table width

Choose the right table width

Whether it’s a round table or a rectangular one, the table width should depend on the room size and leaves ample space for the people who will use it to move around comfortably. 

The size of a table also defines the kind of bonding and quality time that the people around it would foster. Conversations are easier if you have just the right amount of personal space to feel comfortable but at the same time, close enough to the people you are talking to without it being awkward.

Essential lighting

Essential lighting

If it’s a small dining room and there is already available natural light from the windows that brighten the space, all you need is the normal light fixtures. However, if it’s a bigger dining room, there should be accent lights just above the dining table so that homeowners and guests alike can enjoy their meals in a more intimate mood.

The shape of the table and its relation to fixtures is also something to be considered, and so is the size of the chandelier. Essential lighting also adds a warm tone in the dining room, giving off a cozier and homier feel.

Texture and warmth

Texture and warmth

While there is something to be admired with monochromatic and minimalist designs, adding texture and warmth to your interior design can greatly enhance the look and feel of the spaces in your home. Breaking solid colors with a patterned finish or a dash of contrasting tones to add drama to an otherwise impersonal room to add warmth. 

It can apply to the furniture, the fixtures, or the walls, floors, and ceiling. It can be a lamp, a rug or carpet, curtains, or even a wall accent.

No to naked walls

No to naked walls

For some time, blank walls have been a preference across homeowners as it symbolizes simplicity and cleanliness. But because of the emergence of new trends in interior design this year, artworks and other accent pieces are slowly making their way to our walls.

This can also be about the paint and what patterns you include. There are homeowners who also enjoy a mural or two for their walls, so even if it’s devoid of framed artworks, the paintings on the walls itself are more than enough design to serve as the focal point of the space.

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Storage

Storage

Space is a premium; we all have to be clever about storage spaces and the dining room is an ideal place to put cabinets for your dining pieces. Putting them on display will also add interesting conversation topics for when you have guests especially if you have heirloom pieces.

Storage spaces also mean a lot for people who have tighter spaces. To maximize every inch of the home, dining room storage is also highly recommended.

The dining room is usually one of the most overlooked spaces in the home; most homeowners forget that mealtimes are essential in sharing experiences with their family and friends so make sure to decorate your dining room and maximize the space. 

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