Tips to Create a Great Dining Space
By J Hudson
Your dining room doesn’t have a boring room in the home, in fact brightening up the space can make it a more enjoyable room to make use. Many people turn their dining rooms into dark spaces which are unappealing, not functional in any way and seem as a place that is seldom used.
When you choose dark dining tables and chairs, adding lighter tones, splashes of color and creating a welcoming space can make sure you have a room where you can sit down as a family and enjoy a family meal each day without feeling as though the walls are closing in on you.
You can easily add color by adding light and bright blinds or curtains in the room.
This can immediately give the room a little lift, even the darkest room can enjoy the benefit of light-colored window dressings which are essential items and also highly functional, stylish and leave you with a light and bright design.
Ensure you paint the walls a lighter color, especially if you have a smaller space to work with. Darkened walls, rich in color may seem as calming, but they can turn any room into a dark dungeon.
Choose light colors that can complement your dining table and chairs while making the space feel larger and more spacious than it actually is.
Lighting is essential and a modern option is to add some beautiful pendant lights that hang over your dining table.
Your dining table are alive with light, making it easier when sitting around the table to see and speak to each other. Pendant lighting has grown in popularity and when carefully placed as a spectacular feature.
This lighting can also be beneficial to open plan dining spaces where you want to differentiate the rooms, making the dining table separate from the kitchen or living room.
Another great choice is to mix and match the chairs you place around your dining table. If you have a heavy solid wood mahogany table, choosing light-colored chairs and mixing and matching their style can create a unique design for the space.
This is done on a more regular basis these days, creating a spectacular and comfortable space that has a special design feature.
Always add a cabinet in the area. You’ll be amazed how much you will rely on this one piece of furniture and how convenient it. A cabinet is used to keep plates, cups, extra cutlery and serving dishes.
It eliminates clutter on the dining table when not in use and it also gives you more room in your kitchen for all your other items.
Ensure your cabinet blends in with the rest of the furniture items in the room, they should work together to create a spectacular place where you can entertain, enjoy family meals and make use of the space every day.
If you have a dark wooden dining table and you want to brighten it, the best way to do this is to use a light runner across the length of the table.
Runners are exceptionally useful items that can also create a great feature on the table. The runner can add some contrast to the table while also creating a stunning design when the table isn’t in use.
It takes a darkened item and adds that much-needed splash of light to brighten up the space.
Dining table size is imperative. You need to make sure you create a comfortable and functional space where you can move around with ease.
Consider the chairs around the table and see if you can get around the chairs if someone is sitting in them, this can help you decide on size and shape of the table you need to create a great dining space.
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