By Darcey Muirgel. Dining Room. Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 10:15:54 AM.
Accessories. You can breathe new life into a dull boring dining area by adding modern dining room furniture to the room. The openness of the furniture and the simplicity of its design mandates that the room be free of clutter. A modern style dining area is a place of elegance where you, your family and guests gather to enjoy delicious meals and engage in lively conversation. Many dining rooms tend to send a person into sensory overload with all of the decorative items placed around the room and with the over abundance of items hanging on the wall. Once you decide that modern furniture is to be the focal point of your dining area, you don't need to add a lot of accessories to the room or to the wall. One or two large and simplistically impressive pieces of art on the wall is sufficient for a modern style dining room. If you have a few collectibles that you wish to include in the dining area decor, a modern style curio would be the most appropriate way to display them.
Second-Hand. If buying new dining room sets does not appeal to your taste, there are many wonderful options available in the classifieds, or at vintage stores. A bruised and battered table and chair collection can be revived with some sandpaper and a few coats of lacquer. Or if you prefer the more rustic look, you can leave the scratches and nicks on the piece.
Thinking about where you place the furniture in the room is an additional tip for decorating a small dining room. Even your dining room might add to your well being when designed with Feng Shui in mind. Easy access into a room will make it seem more spacious, so place your furniture away from the doors. If you can, steer the eye from the open door to a bigger piece like a server or mirror can help divert the eye and give the illusion of space.