How To Furnish A Square Dining Room

How To Furnish A Square Dining Room

1 Of 10 Pair a Round Table With a BanquetteThis classic combo is a highly efficient use of space. Together, they transform a bare corner into an elegant eating space.See more at The Glitter Guide » The Glitter Guide 2 Of 10 Flip OutApartment living generally devotes little more than a wall to eating. To make a dining room appear magically before her eyes, this homeowner installed a a sleek table that easily folds out at mealtimes.See more of this colorful home here » Kelly StuartAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 Of 10 Use Walls WiselyOften considered a design no-no in other rooms, placing furniture against the wall frees up space for walking in this narrow dining area. Folding chairs stored neatly on the opposite wall can easily be grabbed when company arrives.See more at Apartment Therapy » Apartment Therapy 4 Of 10 Choose Shelves Instead of a CabinetChina cabinets or sideboards are lovely, but their bulk can dominate a room and uses space inefficiently. Floating shelves, on the other hand, can be customized to fit your needs (fill the whole wall with them, if you like!) and offer more flexible storage than standalone pieces.See more at Woodgrain Cottage » The Woodgrain CottageAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 5 Of 10 Build in Seating and ShelvesBoth built-in bookcases and banquettes are meant to be directly next to the wall, offering as much seating, storage, and open floor space as possible — so when combined, they’re a like small dining room superhero.See more at Young House Love » Young House Love 6 Of 10 Choose Dual-Purpose FurnitureIf you had to sacrfice part of your dining room to your workspace, get the best of both worlds with a pretty desk. For parties, this blogger clears off this stately oak piece to use as a buffet.See more at Little Yellow Couch » Little Yellow CouchAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 7 Of 10 Get a BenchUnlike chairs, a bench can seat more than one person (a handful of kids, if you’re lucky!) and tucks completely out of the way when not in use.See more at Amanda Medlin » Amanda Medlin 8 Of 10 Invest in a MirrorEmploy this bit of visual trickery to make any small room seem bigger: A mirror’s reflection is great at faking extra space, and bounces light around the room to make it seem airier.See more at Made By Girl » Made by GirlAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 9 Of 10 Collect Matching DinnerwareOpen shelves are often the best storage option in a tight space, but you have to fill them wisely. Coordinating plates and serveware, like this pretty creamy collection, add a decorative element with a culinary tilt.See more at Shanty 2 Chic » Shanty 2 Chic 10 Of 10 Create a BoothTwo banquettes are better than one! This clever set-up makes room for an entire family in a tight corner — and offers hidden storage under the seats.See more at Dear Lillie » Dear Lillie
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How To Furnish A Square Dining Room

At a Lake Tahoe retreat, the formal dining area mixes rusticity and refinement. The custom plank table is large enough to seat 14 guests. The Aesthetic dining chairs are covered in a hair-on-hide leather by Cortina, “which feels perfect in the mountains,” says designer Matt O’Dorisio.
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How To Furnish A Square Dining Room

10 Of 85 Plank TableAt a Lake Tahoe retreat, the formal dining area mixes rusticity and refinement. The custom plank table is large enough to seat 14 guests. The Aesthetic dining chairs are covered in a hair-on-hide leather by Cortina, “which feels perfect in the mountains,” says designer Matt O’Dorisio. Karyn R. Millet
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How To Furnish A Square Dining Room

If you suffer from indecision and a lack of confidence in decorating, I recommend starting with your dining room. It’s a very simple formula: Table + Chairs + Light Fixture + Dinner = You’re Done! The rug, centerpiece, and any side pieces are optional. Get the table first—figure out the size you need and go from there. As long as your table fits in the room with some space to walk around it, you cannot go wrong.
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How To Furnish A Square Dining Room

decordemon This dining room is bold and has horizontal tiers: the red stripe of lights, the wide piece of art, the chair tops, the stripe of red from the seats, and finally the Flor tiles. It looks complicated, but sticking to a simple and strict color palette makes it easy to pull a room like this together.
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How To Furnish A Square Dining Room

This dining room is bold and has horizontal tiers: the red stripe of lights, the wide piece of art, the chair tops, the stripe of red from the seats, and finally the Flor tiles. It looks complicated, but sticking to a simple and strict color palette makes it easy to pull a room like this together.
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How To Furnish A Square Dining Room

If you had to sacrfice part of your dining room to your workspace, get the best of both worlds with a pretty desk. For parties, this blogger clears off this stately oak piece to use as a buffet.
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How To Furnish A Square Dining Room

6 Of 10 Choose Dual-Purpose FurnitureIf you had to sacrfice part of your dining room to your workspace, get the best of both worlds with a pretty desk. For parties, this blogger clears off this stately oak piece to use as a buffet.See more at Little Yellow Couch » Little Yellow Couch
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If you had to sacrfice part of your dining room to your workspace, get the best of both worlds with a pretty desk. For parties, this blogger clears off this stately oak piece to use as a buffet.See more at Little Yellow Couch »
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Garret Cord Werner Architects & Interior Designers If I have said it once, I’ve said it a hundred times, but have some fun with the chairs you pick! Forget the matchy-matchy sets and go with something you absolutely love. You’ll be amazed at the variety of chairs that look great with the big old dining table you inherited from Nana.

If I have said it once, I’ve said it a hundred times, but have some fun with the chairs you pick! Forget the matchy-matchy sets and go with something you absolutely love. You’ll be amazed at the variety of chairs that look great with the big old dining table you inherited from Nana.
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China cabinets or sideboards are lovely, but their bulk can dominate a room and uses space inefficiently. Floating shelves, on the other hand, can be customized to fit your needs (fill the whole wall with them, if you like!) and offer more flexible storage than standalone pieces.
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4 Of 10 Choose Shelves Instead of a CabinetChina cabinets or sideboards are lovely, but their bulk can dominate a room and uses space inefficiently. Floating shelves, on the other hand, can be customized to fit your needs (fill the whole wall with them, if you like!) and offer more flexible storage than standalone pieces.See more at Woodgrain Cottage » The Woodgrain Cottage
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China cabinets or sideboards are lovely, but their bulk can dominate a room and uses space inefficiently. Floating shelves, on the other hand, can be customized to fit your needs (fill the whole wall with them, if you like!) and offer more flexible storage than standalone pieces.See more at Woodgrain Cottage »
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Niche Interiors Here we’re getting just a little more complex. The patterned rug is the most eye-catching element in the room, and the upholstered chairs pick up color from the rug. The soft chairs contrast with the large wooden table. Finally, the black ring chandelier brings some of the dark colors from the rug up into the lighter part of the ceiling.
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Here we’re getting just a little more complex. The patterned rug is the most eye-catching element in the room, and the upholstered chairs pick up color from the rug. The soft chairs contrast with the large wooden table. Finally, the black ring chandelier brings some of the dark colors from the rug up into the lighter part of the ceiling.

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