A space for good food and conversation, the dining room is an essential part of any family home – whether you have a small dining room with a cozy banquette or a formal design with a sophisticated dining set. From simple upgrades to major makeovers, we’ve rounded up beautiful dining room decorating ideas that will make mealtime more enjoyable.
Considering you’ll be spending hours at a time in the dining room with friends and family, the best pieces of decor should tell a story and spark conversation. For that reason, outfit a dining room with eye-catching lighting, stylish area rugs, vibrant wall art (plus DIY wall decor), and eye-catching wallpaper patterns. When it comes to adorning your dining table, you can’t go wrong with luxurious candles, stunning centerpieces and fresh greenery. If you’re looking for a budget-friendly DIY project, you can create a gallery wall, revamp old furniture, or give your walls a fresh coat of paint (note: these colors are trending).
There are so many directions you can take, whether you’re into farmhouse aesthetics, designing elegant spaces, or hoping to bring some of the best design trends of 2023 into your interior (tip: warm woods, gold accents, and statement rugs are it popular this year). Since most people change their table settings throughout the seasons, we’ve thrown in ideas for Thanksgiving place settings, cozy table arrangements for the holidays, and DIY centerpiece ideas to match spring.