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33 Dining Room Decorating Ideas You Have to Try

December 01, 2020

Create the ultimate gathering spot for breaking bread and chatting about the day's adventures. Steal our favorite ideas to design a dining room that's made for sharing with family and friends.

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Photo: Tessa Neustadt . From: Blackband Design.

Eclectically Glamorous

Upgrade your dining table with distinctly different chairs. Elegantly tufted side chairs provide a sophisticated balance to the custom-designed host and hostess chairs. The tall wingback chairs are upholstered in two fabrics — a textured neutral and a gray marble — and help bring the soaring room to scale. Tiered coco bead chandeliers and the vintage Turkish rug add to the devil-may-care allure of the room.

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Opt for a Balanced Style

Modernize your dining room with Industrial-style lighting. Balance the streamlined look by mixing in natural furnishings, like distressed wood tables and wicker chairs. Black-and-white photographs hung gallery-style add a personal touch to the room.

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Photo: Bruce Damonte

Mid-Mod Love

When working with a tight spot, maximize your dining space with a banquette and pedestal table. This playful space mixes a banquette in bright, retro hues and graphic pillows with a white tulip table. An Eames-inspired side chair adds an extra seat without taking up a lot of space.

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Photo: Sean LItchfield. From: Casagrande Studio.

Lively Midcentury Modern

Patterned wallpaper, vibrant shades and a bold glass light fixture add life to this dining room featuring a clean, midcentury modern table.

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