Ready for the holidays? Haha, me neither, but it’s never too soon to start thinking about ways to get your dining room ready for guests. Today’s post comes to us from Zoe Price. Thanks, Zoe!
Tips For Sprucing Up Your Dining Room
Your dining room is one of the most important rooms in the house and it is not something which should be ignored. This is the place that your family come to eat together and where you will be entertaining any guests that you have over for dinner or drinks. Choosing the right décor for your dining room can be difficult and after a while you might decide that you want to change it a little. This is why we have put together some tips on how you can spruce up your dining room. We’ll talk about the importance of having a nice dining table, how you can spruce up the walls and why lighting needs to set the mood. Keep reading to find out more about this.
The most important part of any dining room has to be the table, and this is something which you should think about carefully. How long have you had your current dining table? It is looking a bit used or is it simply not big enough for your growing family? There are lots of decisions that need to be made about this important piece. Think about the size, the colour and what it is made of. You might want to have a beautiful glass table or maybe a large one made from wood. If you are struggling with this decision and need more guidance, you should check out the article “How to Choose a Dining Table” on Fishpools which will take you through this process.
Sick of your old wallpaper in your dining room? It might be time to spruce it up a little and create something special. Think about redecorating and adding a feature wall which has some beautiful wallpaper on it. If you don’t want to have to redecorate and are looking for a quick fix, you should think about getting a nice piece of art to hang from the walls. This will draw the attention away from your older decorations and spruce it up a bit.
The Table Decorations
The food is not the only important thing on your table when you have a dinner party, so you need to think about sprucing up your table decorations. Think about investing in a nice table runner and some mats for your guests to place their plates on. This can be a great fix if you can’t afford a new dining table so make sure to check out some of the table decorations that you can get online and in stores. Decorations are key and so make sure that you get any sort of accessories that you think might suit the room.
At any dinner party, the lighting is very important in setting the mood. If you want to spruce up your dining room a bit, then you should think about changing the lighting. To do this, you could replace the overhead lighting with some lights that can be dimmed. You could also invest in a nice lamp that sits at the side of the room and lights it up to create a good mood rather than a bright room. To go one step further, you could get some candles so that you don’t have to have any lighting on at all in the evenings. This will spruce up your dining room a lot.
Our final tip for those who are trying to spruce up their dining room is to add a bar. This can look great beside the dining table and your guests will be really impressed. You don’t have to make it look like a real bar, as long as you have a nice stand for your alcohol and a few bottles and glasses on show you can really change the mood of the room. Your guests will be impressed, and you won’t have to worry about heading to the kitchen to get another bottle of wine. Make sure that you keep your bar classy and incorporate the design of it into your current décor.
Making your dining room look amazing is really important if you want to impress your guests when they come over for a dinner party. Think about things like the lighting and the table decorations if you want to seem sophisticated and give off a good impression. You should also take a lot of care when choosing your dining table as this is the centrepiece of the entire room. If you have a nice dining table then your guests will instantly notice so make sure that you upgrade your table if your current one is looking a little old. Make sure to follow all of the tips that we have detailed in this article and soon you’ll have a fresh looking dining room!
Thank you Zoe!