I love fresh flowers, but I don’t love spending a fortune on them. Our Trader Joe’s sells seeded eucalyptus for $2.99 a bunch and hydrangeas for $5.99 a bunch. I think the roses were a little more expensive at $9.99, but you can see how many I was able to buy at that price! If you don’t have access to a Trader Joe’s near you, check out your local grocery store for floral options. They tend to have beautiful blooms for a fraction of the price of floral shops. Walmart is also a great option. The potted pink hyacinth in the background is from Walmart and was only $5!
If you're anything like us, you love to eat, spend time with your friends and family, and geek out on all things design. That also means your happy place is probably the dining room. To make sure it's in tip-top shape for dinner parties and everyday use, we rounded up 55 of the chicest dining rooms we've ever seen in a variety of styles, from modern to industrial, traditional to eclectic, shabby chic and more. Whether you want to redecorate or you simply need a little inspiration, we've got a design-approved blueprint for you to recreate at home. Get ready to take notes on the stunning dining room ideas sure to impress both you and your dinner party guests (no matter how inedible the pot roast is—kidding!).
Hi Molly! Sorry I’m so late getting to your question – I don’t know any “rules” about centerpieces – I’ve used all sorts of shapes and sizes with my rectangular table from something as simple as a round centerpiece like here (https://www.drivenbydecor.com/2015/09/my-2015-fall-home-tour.html) to a central centerpiece flanked by two taller vases of flowers like here (https://www.drivenbydecor.com/2015/12/2015-christmas-home-tour.html). Hope that helps! Happy new year!
Florida is known for more than just beautiful beaches and warm weather. Hang this lovely graphic art print in your home to add a touch of Floridian spirit and style to your home. This standout art showcases a vintaged state map of Florida with natural resources labels, including oranges, guavas, and lemons in the south, melons and sugar cane in the center, and cotton, lumber, and peanuts in the Panhandle. This map also has detailed drawings of some of these resources, including coconuts...

Use these stunning dining room ideas, all pulled from designer homes, to update your space with elevated decor that will impress friends and family. From clever ways to make small spaces seem larger to inspiring upgrades for walls, lighting, furniture, and flooring, there’s dining room décor to suit every style. Now, it’s time to plan your next dinner party.
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.

Leta Foster has spent the last 35 years designing interiors so well that her three daughters followed in her footsteps, becoming the "& Associates" in her firm. When this breakfast room project in an early-1900s Richmond home came to Leta, she tapped daughter Sallie Giordano to collaborate. Together, they decorated the space to fit a young family while honoring its original architect, William Bottomley.
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.

This Locust Valley, New York, dining room by designer Meg Braff takes its color cues from a pair of antique chinoiserie panels that flank the entrance. A punchy table cloth by Lulu DK and the grass cloth wall covering by Meg Braff Designs provide relaxed contrast to the room’s more formal antiques, like the Regency chairs from Rumi Antiques and the Baltic crystal chandelier, and other décor, such as the apple green drapery and valance, both in a fabric from Holland & Sherry. A black lacquer credenza, by Jansen, grounds the pastel space with sophisticated polish.


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.
For rectangular dining tables, ideally allow a minimum of 24″-28″ of table length per person and some additional inches at the corners (how much space is needed at the corners depends upon the table width – more additional space is needed for narrower tables than for wider tables). Always consider the location of the table’s legs/base in determining how many people it will comfortably seat. Also consider the width of your dining chairs – if you have wider than average chairs, the amount of table length per person will need to be greater.
Florida is known for more than just beautiful beaches and warm weather. Hang this lovely graphic art print in your home to add a touch of Floridian spirit and style to your home. This standout art showcases a vintaged state map of Florida with natural resources labels, including oranges, guavas, and lemons in the south, melons and sugar cane in the center, and cotton, lumber, and peanuts in the Panhandle. This map also has detailed drawings of some of these resources, including coconuts...
Elegant style takes a laidback turn in this New York City dining room designed by Ashley Whittaker. A woven rug from Serena and Lily sets a casual tone for the bold Prussian blue Gracie wallcovering and a slew of antiques, like the table from Christie’s and the chandelier. Whittaker also shook things up by upholstering the dining chairs, from John Rosselli & Associates, in two fabrics: the outside backs are covered in a floral Muriel Brandolini fabric while inside backs and seats in a plum Global Leathers leather. Silk curtains from Scalamandre plus an antique mirror from 1stdibs play up the room’s height.

From setting the aesthetic of a room to showcasing your own personal taste, wall art offers a way to incorporate yourself into your home decor. Just take a look at this piece for example: Made in the USA by artist Ryan Fowler, this vintage advertisement features a fun picture of a cat with a tall glass of vino, awash in bold hues of green and black. Plus, it comes in a picture frame that arrives ready to hang with wall-mounting hardware included.
Searching for something special to complete your kitchen decor? Whether you're whipping up your famous homemade marinara sauce or trying out a new herb-roasted chicken recipe, you're sure to smile when you look up and see this pleasant two-piece print set. Showcasing illustrations of foods like pasta and peppers on distressed recipes, it offers neutral hues of beige, green and red. Made in North America, this delightful duo is printed and framed by square polystyrene frames with clear glass...
We focus on meal times during annual special festivities and personal anniversaries, but sitting down to break bread together is something that should always carry a sense of ceremony. Enjoying this daily activity with the added shine of a luxury dining room design means that every day can feel like a special occasion - without all the added prep and hoo-ha. Inspiration for luxury dining furniture and decor can come in many shapes and forms, so we have put together a whopping 51 images of our favourite dining room decor schemes to draw inspiration from. Plus, we offer a few tips and tricks that can be adapted to fit many different room sizes and budgets.
This piece is of a colorful pattern that is open to interpretation by the viewer. Each person will see it a little differently and it can fit in with many different themes and decors. It has different shades of blues and coral colors so would definitely do well with some of the other ocean themed pieces in the Art De Legno collection. The natural fir planks enhance the classic seaside feel of this piece.
If you're anything like us, you love to eat, spend time with your friends and family, and geek out on all things design. That also means your happy place is probably the dining room. To make sure it's in tip-top shape for dinner parties and everyday use, we rounded up 55 of the chicest dining rooms we've ever seen in a variety of styles, from modern to industrial, traditional to eclectic, shabby chic and more. Whether you want to redecorate or you simply need a little inspiration, we've got a design-approved blueprint for you to recreate at home. Get ready to take notes on the stunning dining room ideas sure to impress both you and your dinner party guests (no matter how inedible the pot roast is—kidding!).
Painting of two pieces of fruit hanging from a branch with textured abstract background. Primary colors in this artwork include: Orange, Dark Gray, Gray. This proprietary canvas provides a classic and distinctive texture, while archival UV protectant inks make it scratch and fade resistant. The fabric base is flexible to support tight corners. The finished canvas print is mounted on a sturdy yet lightweight board to protect against warping, overstretching, or loose, sagging prints. It is then...
Looking for a way to update your dining room? The typical dining rooms consist of all the basics - table and chairs, a sideboard, lighting, and other furniture as space permits. But beyond the basics, each dining room requires something different, especially if you have a challenging layout. Here are six inspiring dining rooms that showcase everything you need to make your dining room shine. Check out these dining room essentials to help you create a space that looks great, and that's functional too.
Now let’s get started.  This is the view standing in the foyer looking into our dining room.  I love the large window, it brings in a lot of natural light.  I designed the curtains to enhance the middle crescent.  I placed a stationary panel to each side of the window on a decorative drapery rod.   I didn’t want to hide the window with drapes or heavy curtains.
This artwork is crafted with 100% cotton artist-grade canvas, professionally hand-stretched and stapled over pine-wood bars in gallery wrap style - a method utilized by artists to present artwork in galleries. Fade-resistant archival inks guarantee perfect color reproduction that remains vibrant for decades even when exposed to strong light. Add brilliance in color and exceptional detail to your space with the contemporary and uncompromising style. Ready to be displayed right out of the box...
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