Make A Statement With These Dining Room Decor Ideas!

 In this era, food is everything! The dining room is a space where bonding happens and memories are made. Whether it’s the family sharing stories about their day on school nights or you’re hosting a more formal dinner party, the dining room can create historic moments. Looking for dining room decor ideas? We have come up with some tips to help you spruce up your space!

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Lay It All On The Table
The table takes up a majority of the dining area and is where most of the time is spent when eating meals. When entertaining visitors, they are usually taken into the kitchen and led straight away to the table. The whole room can be livened up through the use of colourful runners especially when placed in contrast to a neutral design. The eye-grabbing pop of colour can make sure your table is the centre of attention. The table itself can help in creating an image with the whole dining room decor particularly when paired with complementary chairs. For instance, plain white chairs can be placed alongside a rustic table.

Pull Up A Seat
When choosing which chairs to include in your dining room decors, there is the chance to modify different textures and designs to what is best suited to your living situation. If you’re busy raising children and also want to display a neat look, transparent dining chairs may be a great option to consider as they can easily be cleaned from any stains or spillages. An alternative choice can be adding a bench, with cushions for more comfort, to accommodate for more guests. You can also organise an ongoing theme by including vintage seats or metal chairs. In addition, a simple couch can be strategically positioned to fill the kitchen corner directly by the table to make it feel more at home.

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Throwing Some Prints and Colours
You are able to add some flair by incorporating some patterned accessories such as plaid placemats or a multi-toned breakfast nook. A dark wooden table can be matched with neutral-coloured chairs to display an optically pleasing colour palette. There are no limits with the types of dining room decor that are available so don’t be afraid to mix and match. For example, you can’t go wrong with adding the classic fusion of black and white when building the foundation of your colour palette. Meanwhile, luxe decor plays well with the combination of dark and light tones. Also, a more edgy look with bright prints can be easily contrasted with some pale colours in the furniture.

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The More, The Merrier
The dining room decor up for grabs go beyond just table and chairs, by making space for additional features can make a difference in the final look. The use of lively curtains can bring the space to life and can maintain a consistent design throughout the whole house. There is also the option to hang some fixtures that bring out the best lighting to showcase a bold or cosy dining area. With oversized art, you can also hang the piece in front of the table to catch the eye and add a creative touch. The inclusion of centrepieces can also display a homely feel and can blend in well with the established colours. The extension of a more casual sunroom could also be considered as a new approach to building a more relaxed space with fresh designs.

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Davina Deluao

Davina graduated from Swinburne University with a Bachelor of Arts. Through travelling and studying abroad in NYC and LA, her interests for property and design grew and have become her strong pursuit.


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