Great friends and great food, what else does one need in life? Well maybe one more little thing… a great place to share them in! A dining room interior decor that is both cozy and comfortable in ambience and stylishly unique in decor is the call of the day! MoBEL brings to you 5 tips so that you can take pride in your beautiful dining room décor and create.
Shapes Do Matter!
If you have a long and narrow room, go for a rectangular Dining Table since it would help fill out the space and create the warm ambience that you desire. Round tables on the other hand encourage conversation. However, if you usually require more than six people’s seating, the diameter might become too big for easy conversation flow. A pedestal structure can also work well in this case since it gives more room and leg space and allows for comfortable seating of more people.
Whatever be the shape and size of the table, make sure each person has at least 24 inches of table space to comfortably have his / her meal in. Moreover, a distance of 3 feet should always remain from the table to the wall or the nearest furniture so as to allow people to move in and out of their chairs easily.
The Seat Story Redefined…
While the usual thing to do is to match the Dining Chairs with the table in terms of the look and upholstery, a recent trend is the mix-n-match fad. Throwing in an antique chair with a contemporary set up or pairing a wooden table with wicker or leather chairs are all doing very well in adding that flair and creating a style statement in your dining space. Trying out a long bench on a side instead of chairs are also an in thing that might be a hit with your friends!
The Rug-ged Surface!
In a Living Room where the space largely comprises of hard surfaces, adding any fabric or textile helps to create a softer mood and bring on warmth. A rug can do the trick beautifully for a dining space. Use a stylish rug under the dining table to straight away demarcate the dining area from your living space. It should ideally extend till about 2 feet from the dining table so that the chairs are still on the rug when your guests are seated. Other options to introduce fabric and patterns include upholstered chair covers or colorful cushions on wooden chairs.
And the Light-ning Strikes!
Hang a pendant lamp or even a chandelier over your dining table to create drama in your dining experience! Remember to install a dimmer so that you can create just the right mood when you want! Also, other tips to increase lighting and make your dining space appear larger, specially during the day time is to put a large mirror across the wall against the window.
Finally the Accents!
Lastly, one of the tips to make your dining space a fashion statement that reflects taste, style, and class is to give a finishing touch to your décor by placing carefully chosen accent pieces. This might be a vibrant wall colour as a backdrop to your dining set up, or a neutral wall accented by a dramatic piece of artwork, a beautiful centerpiece on your table or even a family heirloom put up to bring a personal touch to the place.