Dining Room

Tips on Decorating Small Dining Room

Small Dining Room: White Table and Chair Set, White Wood Floor

Small Dining Room: White Table and Chair Set, White Wood Floor

Just like with any other room, creating an interior design for a small living room can become a real headache. In a small dining room every single inch should be involved, besides, you have to focus more on things that you truly need and exclude extra staff. Let’s figure what tricks will help you decorate your small dining room and make it look bigger.

How to Decorate Small Dining Room

Scale is a key factor when decorating a small dining room. Try to scale the furniture pieces in accordance with a room size.

Small Dining Room in Classic Style: Patterned Rug, Plants, Wooden Furniture

Small Dining Room in Classic Style: Patterned Rug, Plants, Wooden Furniture

If you are looking for creating a relaxed and cozy atmosphere in your dining room, consider using a myriad of seating styles: sofa, swing chair, traditional chairs, etc.

Small Dining Room: Colored Chairs, Bench, Tile Floor

Small Dining Room: Colored Chairs, Bench, Tile Floor

Rounds-shaped table is a perfect alternative for a narrow dining room as it can accommodate bigger amount of people at a time unlike a square table with its bulky table legs.

Small Dining Room: Round Table, Artwork, Mirror

Small Dining Room: Round Table, Artwork, Mirror

Unlike widespread opinions, it is acceptable using large furniture pieces in a dining room of small size, but just a few of them for adding a character to it.

Small Dining Room: Wooden Table, White Chairs, Patterned Wallpaper

Small Dining Room: Wooden Table, White Chairs, Patterned Wallpaper

Artwork with an elongated shape will help to visually make your dining room appear taller. In case it features a horizon line, it will add depth to your wall.

Small Dining Room: White Brick Wall, Artwork, Lighting Fixtures, Glass Table

Small Dining Room

Using furniture from sheer materials like plastic, glass and acrylic is a widespread trick applied to small areas since it helps to avoid an impression of a bulky room and make it appear lightweight and airy.

Small Dining Room: Glass Round Table, Bar Tender, Glass Shelves

Small Dining Room: Glass Round Table, Bar Tender, Glass Shelves

Stick to 3 colors maximum when decorating a small dining room. It is generally known that light colors help visually enlarge space, while darker hues have an opposite effect. It is better picking 2 base colors and a contrasting one for making accents.

Small Dining Room: White Wooden Table and Chairs Set, Blue Walls

Small Dining Room: White Wooden Table and Chairs Set, Blue Walls

Mirrors are inalienable part of small areas. I cannot think of a better way to enhance and open up space. You may either symmetrically place a few large mirrors or use a myriad of small ones arranged in chaotic order.

Small Dining Room: Black and White Table and Chairs Set, Mirror, Crystal Chandelier

Small Dining Room: Black and White Table and Chairs Set, Mirror, Crystal Chandelier

Don’t bother about fancy window treatments: the less fuss, the better! Think of using plain panels, blinds or Japanese curtains that won’t take too much place.

Small Dining Room

Small Dining Room

Opt for furniture with simple design. For instance, armless chairs are more space-saving comparing to the traditional ones.

Small White Dining Room in Minimalist Style

Small White Dining Room in Minimalist Style

Large chandelier or lighting fixture with intricate design is not the best choice for a small-sized dining room. It is better opting for chandeliers with plain silhouettes of smaller size – this way you will keep the right balance with the rest of interior elements.

Small Dining Room in White with Oversized Aquarium

Small Dining Room in White with Oversized Aquarium

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