5 Tips for Creating the Perfect Dining Room

Posted by Brielle Pastore on Jan 4, 2014 2:36:00 PM
One of the most important additions to your home is the table you sit at to eat, socialize and relax. Whether it be your kitchen, dining room or both, the perfect dining set is essential to every home. Let’s take a look at 5 tips we would suggest for when you are ready to purchase your dining furniture!
Step 1: Choose a Style
There are thousands of shapes and sizes when it comes to dining sets. How do you know which style is right for you? This is super important because you want your dining set to be comfortable and inviting. Make sure the style you go with matches the style of the room if there are existing objects in the room. If the room is more traditional, go for a classic table! If you are looking for something more modern, there are many options to choose from. However, choosing between traditional and modern doesn't have to be a barrier! Mix styles using your dining table and chairs to create an awesome look to your dining space.
Step 2: Pick a Table

When choosing a table, you want to look at the size, material and quality. It is very important you pay attention to all three details so that you will be happy with your choice in the long run. If your table will be used almost every day by your family and friends, you will want to go with one that can handle a lot of abuse and still look great! Try a table that has a distressed top so that nicks won’t be as noticeable.
Step 3: Choose Seating
Seating is a huge deal breaker when it comes to dining furniture. You want a comfortable chair but also something stylish. Picking a chair to go with your table is a very exciting experience because we are no longer confined to matching dining sets, where the table and chairs match perfectly. Upholstered chairs are becoming more and more popular these days and look great with distressed tables. For a non-traditional and trendy look, try having two upholstered chairs at the head of the table. Make these chairs the host and hostess chairs for a dynamic look! Accompany the two head chairs with traditional chairs on the side. It looks fantastic!
Step 4: Choose Additional Furniture
One thing we would suggest to go along with your dining set is a buffet or serving cabinet of some sort. This provides excellent accessibility especially when you are entertaining. You want to be the host of the party but also enjoy yourself as well. With a buffet or serving cabinet close by, you can serve your guests and have all the necessary materials for a great dinner nearby without having to leave the room.
Step 5: Choose your Accessories

Accessories really give the table a finished look. It looks so inviting when the table is set with accents, especially when guests are planning to come over to your home. You can match the accessories with the color of your table for a really nice, even flow of your room. Last but not least, add your family and friends! It is important that you share your new dining set with people you love and build lasting memories around it.
Pictured above is the Elements 7 PC Dining Set by Synergy 

Topics: Furniture Design, Dining Room Furniture