Formal Dining Room Decor

Make Your Dining Room Your Own

With the growing popularity of the bars and corners of cooking breakfast, the value of having a dining room is often forgotten. The importance of a room where you can dine with loved ones and entertain the crowds, however, should not be rejected. Bring your formal dining room to life, with a decor that suits your style.

Formal dining room decor
Formal dining room decor

Pick a color

The days of wallpaper of beautiful flowers and roses are gone. The formal dining room should look elegant, but modern. Choose the color on paper and think about doing one or two walls in a dark color like brown or even black. If you can not leave the wallpaper completely, which contains a wall and choose a interesting model instead of a floral theme. Damascus and Fleur de lis are popular choices and timeless.

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Window treatments

Embodying the perfect window treatments will have a huge impact on your dining room. The grace of the modern window curtains in the rest of your home are simply not enough space. Try heavier fabrics and colors. For a large impact, hang curtains on the wall near the ceiling. Let hang all the way top for a look that elongated windows make the room look more formal. The Dupioni Silk Pole Pocket DrapesOpens in a new tab. from Pottery Barn ($110 – $320) are available in several neutral colors and will dress up any dining room decor in seconds. Hang them on sheers for a layered look to add depth to your room.


The table is the center of each room, which sets the tone of the piece. For a very formal look, choose a dark wood such as chestnut or walnut. A large table will be perfect to accommodate a crowd, but can take up much of your space. If you have little space, find a table that starts with the small and may be extended when expecting company. The Bayhall Pedestal TableOpens in a new tab. by Havertys (starting at $1400) comes with two leaves that add a total of 60 inches in length to the table, making it easy to transform your dining room from family-friendly to party-ready.

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Wooden chairs offer a clean, but can be annoying and uncomfortable to sit for long periods of time. Instead, look for upholstered chairs, such as chairs or sofas without arms Parsons. Your guests will appreciate the comfort and touch of the fabric adds a little sweetness to your room.


No formal dining room is complete without a comfortable viewing of the games and the best restaurants of its most brilliant crystal. The Ramona Formal Dining Room HutchOpens in a new tab. by Coaster ($1,100) is sleek and functional. The window at the top allows you to display their best pieces of porcelain and glass, while the solid cupboards and drawers beneath let you store linens and serving items when not in use.

If you do not have space for a full size cabinet, consider a corner hutch. If you make a considerable amount of the table, also have a buffet or other surface to place the plates. These parts are also very useful for storing serving pieces when you’re not entertaining.


Do not forget the ceiling when choosing the decor of your room. Place your bedroom in style with a spider complete with the rest of the room. Choose the one that is simple, clean lines to suit a modern room or choose a room decorated if the room is more traditional. Most of these parts can be expensive, but good business can be found if you are on a budget. Browse the antique shops and garage sales for antique chandeliers that no longer work. They can easily be redone kits with a repair shop at home, all you’ll need a bit of sparkle to make your living space.

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