Rustic Or Elegant Design Ideas For The Perfect Dining Setting
Having a perfect dining setting is important because that is the place where the family gathers around the table to eat, laugh and talk. That’s also the place where you entertain your guests and that
Having a perfect dining setting is important because that is the place where the family gathers around the table to eat, laugh and talk. That’s also the place where you entertain your guests and that place should be a reflection of your personality and style. In this article, we will talk about two different design ideas for the perfect dining setting – the rustic design and the elegant design.
Rustic Design Ideas For The Perfect Dining Setting
The rustic design gives creates a cozy and welcoming atmosphere around your dining setting. If you want to have a rustic dining setting, rough wood or stone, wicker furniture, wooden beams, neutral shades, and furniture with a natural finish will help you achieve the desired result.
You don’t need all the elements we mentioned, you can get away with using just some of them. A wood table can be enough if you add some plants and you keep the décor simple.
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But, if you want more, you can redecorate and add roughly-painted wooden beams and matching light fixtures. Incorporating industrial vibes into a classic rustic design can also be an option if you love the idea.
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Elegant Design Ideas For The Perfect Dining Setting
An elegant dining setting is perfect for those who prefer a classic approach to their dining room. In order to have the perfect elegant dining room setting, you have to be sure the entire dining room is in the same style. You have to pay attention to all the details and to make sure all the elements complement each other. A fireplace is a nice touch for an elegant dining room so if you have one in the dining room it’s perfect. If not, you should consider one.
The lighting is also very important since it draws attention to the middle of the room and it creates an elegant atmosphere. A crystal chandelier is ideal for an elegant dining room but there are other more modern light fixtures you can opt for as well.
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The dining table and the chairs are however the most important part of the equation. They have to be the focal point of the room without dominating the room. The best option is a wood dining table in a dark color and matching or contrasting chairs. If you want to add a little bit of color to the mix, you can do it by adding cushions. For decorating the table, candelabras are the best option. You can opt for glass or silver candelabras, both will bring the same feeling of grandeur to the table. An elegant dining setting is not complete without delicate china and crystal glassware. Silver cutlery is also ideal.
If you own a light-colored wood table and you do not want to change it, you can create an elegant but different dining setting inspired by the French style. Use linen and soft textiles for the rest of the room to keep the décor elegant and classy.