There are lots of dining room decorating ideas, depending on the mood you want to create. Get in a good mood by answering this dining room decorating quiz.
Ideally, you should allow eight square feet for a table that seats four and 36 inches (91 centimeters) for each chair.
A drop-leaf table is used as a small hall table or as a large dining table for guests, depending on the occasion.
Aside from cabinets, you could make good use of dining-room space by installing corner china cupboards, plate racks and wall shelves.
If you want glamour, go for a round table, elegant chairs and chandeliers; the more elongated the better.
These kinds of qualities contribute to make you dining room look modern.
Use lots of curves and no sharp edges: curved arches, round tables, even a ceiling dome, if possible.
Surprisingly, a cheery rose color goes quite well in a dining room. It even makes you feel cozy on cold nights.
An expansive hearth does the trick. Framed by marble or granite, it makes for an effective focal point.
There are many surprise ideas, but a good one is to have an ornate ceiling that would literally surprise a guest if he looked up there.
For the full flavor of an Indian bazaar, you would be wise to mix traditional pieces with ethnic ones.