Dining Room Rules: Setting The Table Was Never This Easy

The Article You’ve Been Waiting All Weekend

Monday is here and we couldn’t wait for it! This weeks dining room rules is all about setting your dining room table in the best place possible! As this is such a big part of any dining room decor, you should have all the tips to make the best of this incredible part of your home!


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Whether you’re set on revamping your old favourite set on buying a new home, a dining room table can be a hardship to have if you don’t find the right one. So, to help you settle down all the doubts about this important set of this dining space, we bring you the 5 tips to make the best of your room!


RULE: Always Go Bigger Than What You Want

If you have a small family then this rule is definitely for you. Think about all the family gathering you’re going to have and all the friendly dinners you’re going to set over the years. Now, a table for three sounds really depressing don’t you think?

RULE: Leave Three Feet of Clearance Space

Now, we need to think about the guest, about their comfort and the way they need to have clearance space between your dining room table set and your chairs. And the magic number is… three. If you go further the other way, your dining room set will be too overwhelming and cluttered and you don’t need any of that!

RULE: Choose A Round Table If You’re Short On Space

Rectangular might seem the right option but don’t forget that you have other options. In this case, if you’re short on space, a round table might seem the best idea. With it smaller footprints, you can usually fit them into a space that it’s smaller.

RULE:  Get a Glass Table If You Have A Dark Apartment

We all know that dining room tables are made in all shapes and sizes, but what about materials? If you live in a home that doesn’t have much natural light, then the best option is to go for a glass dining tableLight and airy this will open up your dining space. With a more maintenance than a wood dining table, the seed is planted, you just need to give it thought! Pair them with bold chairs!

RULE: Don’t Be Afraid of Metallics

Metallics seem to be taking over the world of interior design. Gold, silver, brass and iron are all over the homes. They go well with anything you decide to put them into your dining room. Your copper table legs will match with the great new wallpaper you just bought and will go crazy well with that brass item you have in your dining room.


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