It’s no fun to always play by the rules when decorating, but I have several tried and true measurements that I refer back to again and again to help pull a room together. I’ve already shared my must-have measurements for hanging art and my tips for decorating living rooms and now we’re moving on to dining rooms. So if you’re wondering how high to hang a chandelier over your dining room table, the best size chairs to fit your table, or how large of a dining room rug to buy, these tips should help!
In this sunny breakfast room, designer Meg Braff brought in the greens of the garden for a soothing connection between indoors and outdoors. The lattice wallpaper, by Meg Braff Designs, camouflages the rooms tight quarters, while the apple-green molding, painted Sweet Daphne by Benjamin Moore, draws the eye up. The Serge Roche-style chairs are covered Bernard Thorp botanical-print linen.
Modern meets traditional in this ethereal space, where designer David Scott paired furnishings made by contemporary artisans, like the Zhipeng Tan table and chandelier by master glass artist Jeff Zimmerman, with 1790s chalk-painted French armchairs. Natural textures, such as the woven leather rug from Doris Leslie Blau and the lacquered raffia wallpaper from Phillip Jeffries ground the space, while neutral drapery fabric and trim from Holland & Sherry and a blue ceiling keeps the mood light and airy. The painting is by Larry Poons.
Whether hung side by side or split up to double the decor around your abode, this two-piece framed print set is always sure to draw the eye. Showcasing two different, but coordinating, painted scenes with pots filled with blooming florals, each showcases subdued neutral hues of green, brown and beige. Made in North America, this pair is printed on paper, then highlighted by a 23'' H x 11'' W x 0.75'' D frame.
Depicts candles arranged on a platter with decorative ribbon accents. Candles are illuminated from behind the canvas by 3 amber LED lights. Lights flicker creating the illusion of real candles. Comes ready-to-hang with a hook on the back. Convenient on/off switch on the side. Requires (2) "AA" size batteries - not included. For indoor use only. Material(s): Canvas/wood/MDF (medium-density fiberboard).
The vibrant colors and detail in this Dahlia flower piece are almost eye popping. Looking quite delicate, the flower seems almost lifelike as the colors and subtle shades blend to create the piece. The creation is painted painstakingly on one side of a piece of glass and then viewed from the other to bring out interesting depth, dimension, and nuance. Flower pieces can be used to decorate and enhance many styles of home décor and this one will brighten up any space.
Inspired by the lush landscape just outside the windows (which were salvaged from an old train depot!), the homeowner of this 105-year-old Victorian farmhouse filled the dining room with rustic wood elements and pops of green. The Beech wishbone chairs, which are lacquered in an apple green, pop against the large antique hutch that stores the homeowner's collection of copper Moscow mule mugs and green and white china. A pale pink Oriental rug with subtle hints of sky blue and chartreuse rounds out the mix.
Outfit your well-appointed decor ensemble in wow-worthy style with this striking framed canvas print, showcasing an abstract motif. Its painterly details add an artful touch to your decor, while its golden hue brings shimmering style to any space. Build upon this piece's versatility by adding it to a crisp contemporary living room ensemble alongside a mid-century-inspired sofa and leather-upholstered barrel chairs for a cohesive arrangement. Accent the seating space with a glass-top coffee...
This involves the artist's mastery as many individual pieces of iron is cut and welded by hand. It is handpainted to the artist's taste to create an exclusive work of mixed media. In visual art, mixed media is an artwork in which more than one medium or material has been employed. This piece employs the master of ironwork, woodwork, and hand painting. The expressive uniqueness of this wall art will enhance any environment with a one of a kind, individual work of art. This art is simple to hang...