HGTV Dream Home 2011: Dining Room Pictures

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A toned-down color palette and clear glass accessories let all eyes focus on the view.

Adjustable and durable, leather pneumatic chairs stand in for slipcovered seating. "They worked with the architecture of the house," says interior designer Linda Woodrum. "They are really bold and significant."

A collection of clear glass candlesticks in staggered heights sparkle in the sunlight.

Three glass cloche chandeliers don't obscure the view as one prepares a meal in the kitchen.

Understated and elegant, a 9-foot Appalachian cherry table pairs well with lighting fixtures and chrome and leather chairs.

An oversized wooden bowl holds a collection of mercury-glass acorns – an inexpensive way to add shimmer and formality in a casual dining space.

Sliding doors lead from the dining area to the back deck and can be opened to invite al fresco dining during warm-weather months.