The dining room is often one of the most ignored areas of the home and that is not supposed to be. Your dining room is not just for you and your family alone, sometimes, you host your friends there and it is one area visitors will probably be used in judging your tastes. The following tips and ideas can help you resuscitate your dining for the enhanced experience;
Be Sure of the Dining Table Width
You can’t make structural adjustments to your dining table without measuring its width. Ideally, 43 inches of width is normally regarded as the right width measurement that can accommodate decorations, food platters, glassware, candles, wine, and so on. With this width measurement, there will be sufficient space left for socializing at the dinner table.
Do not Overlook the Heights
Buying your dining tables and chairs at different times can be risky because you may not pay attention to the heights. That old vintage table may look very stylish to you but when you pair it with sleek and modern dining chairs, then there could be an issue with height. Make sure you measure all dining pieces beforehand to ensure that differences in height wouldn’t cause significant discomfort.
Choose Round Table Instead of Square for More Flow
If you have limited dining space, perhaps an open-plan roundtable dining will be your best option to conserve limited space. Security-wise, round dining tables don’t have sharp edges that can cause injuries. A Round dining table can accommodate more chairs and more people at the dining. You will also notice that a round table allows items such as wine, bowls of food, and condiments to be passed easily than square or rectangular tables.
Lighting is Very Important
If you want to create an ambient atmosphere especially when dining in the evening or night, you should consider adding a pendant lighting fixture at your dining area. In addition to being a decorative element, it also adds a focal point. A pendant lighting will eliminate the need for any additional down-lightings. You don’t want to add too much lighting to your dining area especially if you don’t spend much time there.
Add some Special Interest
Are you planning on talking about a specific topic when next you host family, friends, or colleagues at the dining table? You should consider hanging a special themed painting that reflects your interest on the wall near the dining. You should see your dining room beyond a space for just eating, you can even add some special themed lighting near the dining area.
Add Some Warmth, Texture, and Charm
You must consider how pieces of different patterns and textures will influence the final design of your dining components. Consider a rich-textured wood component and where they can fit in. You should also consider cushions and upholstered fabrics and how they can fit in. You shouldn’t be afraid of throwing a rug under the dining, likewise, you should consider mixing and matching different colors. Adding some shine to your dining area will make it stand out in your entire interior décor.