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Tips for Furnishing a Small Dining Room

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Furnishing a small dining room can seem like a daunting task if you have no idea how to utilize the space you have to work with. With these tips and tricks, you can furnish your dining room on a budget, update your décor, and make the space look larger while having a better free-flow of traffic.

Make the dining room appear bigger.

This can be done effortlessly by going with a round dining table. A 48” or 54” rounddining table allows for a small dining area to look and feel more spacious. No corners means additional legroom as well as a better flow of traffic when being seated or leaving the dining room area.

Choosing the right type of chairs.

You can complement the functionality of your dining room table by pairing it with arm-less dining chairs. Arm-less dining chairs such as the black MadisonParson Chairs offer a modern design with sleek, wide-flared backs and padded seating for extra comfort. Arm-less chairs enable smooth in and out access from the dining table and make a dining space appear more warm and inviting with its casual and “open” look.

Decide the type of color scheme you want.

Do you like bold colors that create a striking presence? Go with a nontraditional color scheme with unexpected color combinations. Doing so will invigorate a cozy dining quarters by infusing pops of color to create a vibrant look full of energy. If bright colors are not your thing; a neutral dining room can create a warm and inviting look. Accentuate this further if you have windows by letting natural light reflect off the warm tones.

Finding multiple uses for a dining table.

When limited by space, a dining table isn’t restricted to just being a dinner table; it can also be utilized as a home office or homework hub. To get the most out of your dining table, choose one that has built-in storage space. If your table doesn’t have a shelf or storage, acquire some stylish storage boxes to keep your electronics, books and other essentials organized while still enabling the area to look great and clutter-free.

At OCFurniture.com, we want to help you achieve your dining room décor goals. What you envision your dining room to look like is our mission that we set out to complete with you. By keeping these tips for furnishing a small dining room in mind, we can make your vision a reality.


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