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What’s the style that best suits your dining room?

Choosing the décor for a dining room is something that depends on several different factors. In order to make the right choice you first need to analyze these factors, decide which ones are the most important ones in your case and then try to find elements that go with that style. They can be very divers and they differ from case to case. So let’s focus on a few examples and take a closer look at them.

1. You never know how many people are coming for dinner so choose extendable tables.

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This is something that everyone can relate to. You can never know how many people might come for dinner. Sometimes friends come over, other times the whole family may be there and sometimes you might be alone. So you have to be prepared for all those situations. It’s why an extendable dining table is the perfect choice. It normally takes little space but it can transform into a large table if needed.

2. Minimalist simplicity.

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If you’re aiming at creating a very simple décor for your dining room, then the furniture should be simple as well. A minimalist dining table would be a very good choice in this case. You can pair it with some equally simple and chic chairs and you can complement the décor by creating stylish focal points with the help of artwork or accent pieces

3. Rustic charm.

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When you’re having dinner with your friends and family the atmosphere becomes very cozy and comfortable. If you want to enhance that sensation, a very good idea would be to opt for a rustic décor for your dining room. It’s not difficult to create. A rustic table is one made of wood, with a simple and natural design. You can pair it with wooden benches for a more authentic look.

4. Modern lines.

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Modern dining tables are very easy to find these days. It’s one of the most common styles and it’s usually defined by simplicity and bold details. A modern dining table could also be regarded as a multifunctional piece of furniture that could also be used as a work surface and that often features clean and simple lines and a versatile structure.

5. Salvaged wood.

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Furniture made out of salvaged materials has become a category of its own. So if you’re looking for that unique charm for your dining room, that natural beauty, then a salvaged wood dining table would be a wonderful choice. It adds texture and style to the décor and it’s a simple method of creating elegant focal points without using bold colors or glamorous details

6. Traditional round tables.

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The shape of the dining table is important as well. Rectangular tables are very common and their clean lines and familiar shape makes them versatile and easy to integrate in any type of décor. However, round tables have advantages of their own. Because of their shape, they allow each person to interact with the others more easily and so a more casual atmosphere is created.

7. Modern round tables.

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In the case of modern tables featuring round shapes, the balance is very beautiful. The shape maintains the casual look and the atmosphere is still inviting and cozy but the design is simple, the lines are clean and the accent sometimes falls either on a particular detail from the table’s design or on a complementing accessory meant to balance the décor.

8. Midcentury modern design.

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Another very beautiful category of furniture is composed of pieces featuring midcentury modern designs. These pieces are sleek and elegant but still simple. They have an imposing presence and they are precious additions to any décor. So a midcentury modern dining table would definitely be a very beautiful acquisition. Even though the décor would be somewhat formal, the atmosphere will still be pleasant.

Now that you’ve seen all these styles and example all you have to do is pick the one you like best. It should also be the one that better suits your dining room. So what’s your table style?

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on October 22, 2012

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Simona Ganea
She may not be very fond of people, finding them annoying most of the time, but she still enjoys helping them from the shadows. Her attention to detail drives others crazy yet remains her most appreciated characteristic.

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