Mar 11, 2015
8 dining room design dilemmas and solutions
Problem: We have an uneven number of matching chairs for our dining tableSource: Donna Griffith Credits: Style at Home
Having an odd number of dining chairs is the perfect opportunity to have fun in the dining room. Mix things up with a boldly patterned or vibrantly coloured chair at the head of the table.
Problem: My wee ones have stained my upholstered dining chairsSource: Janis Nicolay Credits: Style at Home
If you’re scared that reupholstering the chairs will only lead to them getting stained again, look for chairs made of fiberglass, acrylic or plastic – easy to clean and much more durable.
Problem: I like a formal look in the dining room, but our new build is pretty stock standardSource: Monic Richard Credits: Style at Home
A few architectural touches will give your dining room the formal design you crave. Add some wainscoting or a chair rail to the walls and give the ceiling that finished look with crown molding. If you want to make the room even more grand, heighten the wainscoting to make the ceilings appear taller.