Whether you are going for classic, contemporary, or country, you want your dining room set to be comfortable, above all else. Wood, metal, and glass are the most common materials for tables, and they can all look great. If you want your dining room set to last a long time or possibly be passed to the next generation, good heavy hardwoods have been doing that for centuries.
It is possible to find contractors who specialize in fixing and refurbishing such pieces if you want a professional touch. If you have some experience, you may enjoy doing the work yourself or with a friend’s help. Either way, it is very possible to end up with some great furniture (that carries a little history) for the same price, or even less, than the cost of buying new and less interesting pieces.
Picking a material that already exists within your home will encourage an ambiance of unity. However, you ll probably move at some point, so keep that in mind when determining whether or not this table will be moving with you. Glass tabletops are trendy and offer an element of reflectivity, which can make a room feel more illuminated. Their transparency can also make a room look larger, which is always good if you re dealing with a smaller space. A drawback to a glass tabletop is that they rarely have the ability to expand.
Although shades of brown dominate the marketplace, you do have options when it comes to the table’s color. Black exudes elegance. However, if the table has a veneered finish, it will be nearly impossible to camouflage any scratching. Red, a color that restaurants frequently use because it can stimulate your appetite, works well for a dining room table. This is true of all primary colors.Take care to stay away from overly trendy hues that will make a table feel dated in just a handful of years.
Get the best out of grey with monochrome additions. Take on the trend of the decade with a strong statement wall in slate grey. Break up the density with white storage to instantly freshen the mood. Create depth and interest with a triangular display of arty black and white framed prints. Bring in pale wood dining furniture with smart grey upholstery and an exciting accent colour – such as the zingy yellow of this stylish rug.