Wood boards, behind a wall of floating shelves, is painted in a Union flag design displays the Union Jack design. The bold pattern adds visual interest to the kitchen sink area and serves as a large statement piece in the space. Floating shelves provide storage for dishes and pitchers.
This bright white dining room features navy-blue upholstered dining chairs that provide lovely contrast to the space as well as a built-in buffet and shelves to offer necessary storage for dinnerware and serving utensils.
This classic gray and white kitchen features a triangular tile backsplash in a contemporary pattern. Thick marble countertops compliment the backsplash and lead the eye from the gas cooktop to the glass-front door cabinetry with white dinnerware.
A long, wooden dining table offers seating for six with white, high-back chairs in this rustic chic dining space. A modern chandelier hangs above the table with plenty of space for dinnerware in the nearby built-in cabinet.
Beautiful dinnerware displayed in glass-front cabinets add color to this classic black-and-white kitchen. An induction cooktop set into the island provides a flush surface for working or cooking. Handmade subway tile adds texture to a simple backsplash.
Casual is best when it comes to a potluck dinner table setting. Use what you have on hand; consider white or neutral organic tableware and everyday flatware. Atop each plate, place a folded linen napkin and a small place card, nestled in a sprig of succulents. Other place card holders include flowers, ivy, a piece of chocolate, a crusty French roll, or a candy-filled egg cup.
Wood-paneled walls with a chalkboard paint inset add character to this traditional dining room. A wood buffet table topped with white candles offers storage space for dinnerware, just steps from the round dining table that seats four.
This dining room, designed by John Derian, features a rustic wood table with colorful dishware, vintage green metal chairs, candle sticks and a white floral centerpiece. Mismatched plates make for fun conversation starters at a large dinner party.
Cheery mustard yellow chairs add pizzazz to this sophisticated dining room. A pair of floating buffets on either side of the table provide storage for dinnerware, and the large piece of wall art at the head of the table completes the chic design.
Tiffany employs a playful color palette with a mix of sleek, midcentury pieces and more contemporary ones for this HGTV Star makeover. She pairs the slab-style dining table with bright, mismatched chairs. The coordinated gallery wall features pop art prints designed by Palm Springs artists.
Open shelves were used to lighten up the previously dark and crowded walls in this cottage kitchen. Mug hooks free up valuable shelf space and display colorful tea cups, while the white shelves and paneled wall help showcase the colorful dinnerware.
Looking for a unique take on holiday place cards? Marian Parsons places a glittered chipboard letter in a pinecone to create personalized place settings for each guest. To get the look, use an artist brush to apply school glue to both sides of a traditional chipboard letter. Then sprinkle silver glitter on the letter until both sides are entirely covered. Marian suggests adding adhesive magnets to the back of each letter for inexpensive and practical party favors.