By Yolanda Duret. Dining Room. Saturday, November 04th 2017, 04:10:00 AM.
Your dining area can use a chandelier for focal point. Place it in the center of the room for it defines the space. But make sure to choose the right chandelier for your room. Choose a chandelier with a diameter 12″ less than width of the table and its bottom should be 30″ above the table. The dining area is one of the places for gathering. You can use a dimmer switch in order to create a different ambience for various purposes in using the area. If you have an intimate dinner party, you can dim the lights. If your kids are working on the table, then you can give the area great amount of light.
Attain a sleek look by using minimum accessories. Use accessories with a natural touch like tall curly willows in a pottery vase. You can add some lighting that will give your dining room a dramatic touch. Choose accessories that don't have much details and prints. Use those that look simple. For your fabric, choose those that have solid colors. If you will use patterns, use bold and geometric patterns.
Wall colors are very important for it gives the mood of your house. Choose a color that are generally neutral or earth tones. For contemporary wall colors, dark and bright colors are rarely used for it doesn't give natural lighting. You can use bright white, soft gray or medium taupe for your walls. Just accent it with bright colored accessories.