Narrow Dining TableNarrow Dining Table

Dining Room Accent Pieces and Accessories. If your dining room has the space for them different household items for example curio cabinets cocktail cabinets credenzas and sideboards include that additional touch of pizzazz to your stylistic layout and furniture. By selecting the correct size and style of dining room stylistic theme and furniture your dinner parties can be the talk of the area - and that is before we even start to talk about the food!

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Modern Dining roomModern Dining room

Elevate the Elegance. When you think of a modern style dining room think of it in terms of a woman's favorite little black dress. A simple black dress can be elevated in elegance with the addition of some shimmering silver or sparkling diamonds. You can create an atmosphere of grandeur in a modern designed dining room with the addition of some shimmering lights and sparkling accessories. Pendant lights work well in a dining room. They can be placed throughout the room to highlight areas of interest. They can also provide the perfect amount of light above the dining room table. The reflection of the light on the glass table top makes the surface sparkle like diamonds. A large silver mirror placed on an accent wall will add a shimmering affect to the entire room.

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Contemporary Dining roomContemporary Dining room

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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Living Room LampsLiving Room Lamps

Lighting is also something to bear in mind when designing your room. The lighting can be from fluorescent bulbs or you can have enough windows to allow more light.

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Living Room CurtainsLiving Room Curtains

Most people start decorating their home with the living room. This is a room where family and friends gather to visit watch seasonal sports games or movies. With that in mind selecting the right furniture for easy care and comfort is very important. The starting point for your furniture selection is choosing the right couch.

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Ikea Living RoomIkea Living Room

Plastic Laminate Kitchen Counters. Although it’s sometimes scoffed at by stone lovers plastic laminate still has a serious fan base. The wide range of customizable edges and finishes means it can work in any design. At $8 to $20 per square foot installed its affordable price makes it a winner for many. However it’s not the most durable of countertops so it may not be best for heavy‐duty cooks.

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Ikea Kitchen CartIkea Kitchen Cart

Gather and display. This cute kitchen demonstrates how you can be organized and chic at the same time. A charming crock to hold wooden spoons a wall‐mounted crate or two to provide a home for vintage‐style scales and jugs a small wall‐mounted spice rack – they all add a pretty touch as well as having a practical function.

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Gray Kitchen CabinetsGray Kitchen Cabinets

Details like shaped cabinet doors niches for spices and oils and decorative lighting should all be considered while working on the design development and finish/fixture selection. Picking bar stools and tables and chairs for an eat‐in kitchen usually comes at the end but this is also important so don't just mail it in at this point. Think about adding patina and texture through vintage pieces if you can find them. And don't forget about items like decorative plate racks artwork and area rugs or runners. Small touches like this can add much character to a newly remodeled kitchen.

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Granite Kitchen CountertopsGranite Kitchen Countertops

Island. No matter how modestly sized an island can provide invaluable space for working serving and storing. I recently interviewed a designer who advised that we take the recommended dimensions and clearances with a grain of salt as they tend to work only for mansions and in Fantasyland. As long as you’re not bruising a hip every time you round the island you have enough space.

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Gourmet KitchenGourmet Kitchen

Gather and display. This cute kitchen demonstrates how you can be organized and chic at the same time. A charming crock to hold wooden spoons a wall‐mounted crate or two to provide a home for vintage‐style scales and jugs a small wall‐mounted spice rack – they all add a pretty touch as well as having a practical function.

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