Good food is a pre-requisite of the good life and the dining room is a place that offers us the space to enjoy a meal with family members and friends as we discuss the day’s events. The formal family hub needs to be comfortable, yet cozy, so that it lifts the mood of every member, making the dining experience most sought after and adored. It is in fact one of the most important rooms in a house, this where we give enjoyment to our family or friends.
A traditional style dining room remains one of the most popular styles for home decorating. One of the reasons why decorating in traditional style is favored by so many people not only because of the ready availability of traditional style furniture and decor in department stores but also because of the understated elegance implied in the design.
This is one of the reasons a traditional style dining room remains one of the most popular styles for home decorating. A traditional dining room theme flairs with versatility since it can either be formal or casual depending on the items that you accentuate it with. The color is often mid-range tones traditional, but it can be very dark. Colored flowers are often the basis of a traditional color scheme, using the lighter color on the walls and dark colors for flooring and walls. The trim and molding is painted bright white. Cornice is common and adds to the formal aspect. Walls could be painted in a flat surface or wallpaper with framed prints usually arranged in balance symmetry.
Wood furniture will usually have a mix of straight and curved lines with light carving details. Wood pieces will often be finished with darker stains, a traditional room might also use lighter woods as long as the lines of each piece are classic. . Pairing treasured antiques with newer traditional pieces can create a nice contrast and enhance the traditional look. For example, an heirloom dining table could be paired with a more modern traditional dinnerware set.
The table is usually rectangular with a set of matched chairs placed evenly around the perimeter and a matching sideboard, buffet, or china cabinet that is centered on one wall all adds to the traditional style.
If the dining room is not right and does not give you a sense of home when you spend time in it with family and friends try changing the theme to a traditional style that is comfortable, warm and cozy.