Black Gloss Bathroom FurnitureBlack Gloss Bathroom Furniture

The absolute opposite of a fitted bathroom the shabby chic look is a mismatch of styles and products. You can even do the unexpected like put a put a refrigerator in the corner. Nothing is expected to match and pipework and plumbing are on show rather than concealed. This style is best suited to those who have inherited a bathroom and want to update it a little rather than fork out on a brand new bathroom suite.

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Black Bathroom VanityBlack Bathroom Vanity

For the sanitary ware go with wall-hung or standard close-coupled toilet and basin with pedestal with acute angles and a contemporary design. Abstract towel rails and wenge wall-hung furniture fit well in the fantasy bathroom giving it that calm almost surreal look.

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Free Standing Fireplace For Living RoomFree Standing Fireplace For Living Room

To give a concrete example you could choose to keep a contemporary theme with plenty of black and white colors modern materials and a few pops of bright blue. With this in mind a glass TV stand a glossy black living room set a chrome and glass coffee table and some bright blue accessories or modern art on the wall could look fantastic.

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Living Room Color IdeasLiving Room Color Ideas

These worries are entirely unfounded however if a couple of rules are abides by. Firstly it is necessary to keep a theme running through every item as mentioned above. Oak living room furniture sets can be matched with items made from mahogany if both pieces feature a natural wood grain as this then becomes a recurrent theme.

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Oval Dining TableOval Dining Table

Second-Hand. If buying new dining room sets does not appeal to your taste there are many wonderful options available in the classifieds or at vintage stores. A bruised and battered table and chair collection can be revived with some sandpaper and a few coats of lacquer. Or if you prefer the more rustic look you can leave the scratches and nicks on the piece.

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Upholstered Dining ChairsUpholstered Dining Chairs

Traditionally dining room sets were composed of a large rectangular table surrounded by chairs. The two chairs at either head had arms while the chairs along the sides were armless. The furniture is almost always made of wood and prior to the 19th century unique to each home. While custom pieces are still available today they can be prohibitively expensive. Here is a look at some of the more common styles of tables and chairs that are available today.

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Dining Room ChandeliersDining Room Chandeliers

One thing you might want to do is be sure to decide on a room design that makes the most out of small spaces. One principle feature to avoid with small dining rooms is clutter due to the fact that it tends to make the room seem a great deal smaller.

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Reclaimed Wood Dining TableReclaimed Wood Dining Table

Consider Design. Design would determine the material and make of the dining table. Other dining furniture like a wine cabinet also follows this rule. Under this consideration you would need to think about what material would constitute your furniture. Will it be made of hardwood plastic glass or metal? What would be its make? Would it follow a minimalist or a Victorian classic style? These questions can be answered if you consider your personal taste and theme of your house of dining room. For example a minimalist dining room table would best fit dining areas with clean solid colors. Victorian dining room furniture add a touch of classic flair to an otherwise boring room. Consult designers or design books for this one.

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Rattan Dining ChairsRattan Dining Chairs

Since the dining table is the most used and most seen among the dining room furniture it must be well chosen and designed to ensure its aesthetic value and of course functionality and strength. Whether it be a simple family dinner or a party involving many guests a good dining table is indeed a necessity.

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