Updating traditional dining room
Make sure all of your dining room materials and surfaces are spill-proof.These host chairs, designed in a modified Parsons style, are upholstered in durable outdoor fabric to withstand upset cups and plates. This formal dining room jazzes up a traditional foundation with unexpected color combinations.From the bold and colorful, to casual and rustic, you’ll find the perfect inspiration in these stylish dining room decorating ideas.In this interior, pairing grays, blues, and pops of bright green with neutrals keeps the color scheme serene.Dining rooms can easily be made into multiuse spaces.A large dining table work surface makes this room a perfect place to double as the homeowner’s design office.Painted lantern sconces and a sleek, four-arm, unlacquered brass chandelier play off the casual mood established by the sweet/tart color scheme. Wall paint: Young Wheat; Play with furniture styles to achieve a personalized look. These red lacquer bamboo-style side chairs add a bold punch of color that coordinates with the cabinet interiors of this space.Simple details like the finish of your linens help set the tone of your dining space.
The homeowners wanted to have a fresh, bright dining room, so designer Ashley Whittaker helped them pick a showstopping lettuce green shade for the shiny lacquered walls and then kicked it up a notch with bright coral upholstered dining chairs. Chair fabric (back): Volpi (custom colorway) by Quadrille.This round table and antique chairs are covered in simple linen and checked fabrics.A dainty scalloped edge on the chairs and table topper adds a decorative touch.Books and samples can quickly be stowed in cabinets when guests come over.Visually expand a small dining room by keeping the palette monochromatic and furnishing it with a round table and armless dining chairs.Striped slipcovered chairs are an easy nautical touch.Blue nubbly linen curtains with pretty patterned trim are like the rest of the decor: refined but relaxed."To give Country French my minimalist spin, I avoid the expected ruffles and plaids and keep it about the painted antiques and white linens," says homeowner and designer Regina Lynch.She, along with designer Destiny Lynch (who also happens to be Regina's daughter) came together to create this "less-is more" style. Designer Matthew Bees used the nook below the stairs of this Charleston loft to create the perfect space.It not only adds seating, but the space beneath the seat can also be used for storage.Using the same upholstery fabric helps tie together the mixed seating in this space.