A pendant chandelier brings decorative lighting over a wood dining table surrounded by upholstered chairs with nailhead trim. Turquoise bowls in the table settings add a pop of accent color joined by hot pink flowers in the centerpiece. A chalkboard gives a fun, family feel to the stylish room.
A trio of brown fabric chairs surround a round dining table decorated with a metallic bowl and scattered fruit. A chandelier hanging from a wood paneled ceiling adds to the ambiance of the sophisticated, yet casual dining room.
Though the open, two-story dining room in HGTV Dream Home 2015 is breathtaking, that openness can sometimes negatively affect the room’s acoustics. Luckily, interior designer Linda Woodrum knew just how to alleviate that issue. “When you have a tremendous amount of volume, you’re looking for ways to help with acoustics,” explains Linda. “So the more fabric you get in the room, the more you help with acoustics.”
No sewing skills? No problem! Bring a custom look to your everyday dining chairs by cutting two yards of fabric to size, then simply wrap the fabric up and over the back rest for use as a chair swag. Use a scrap of fabric in a coordinating color as a tie-back, then fasten the chair swag in place.
After the renovation, what had been a TV room in Dennis Gupta and Marie Amato's home in Valhalla, New York is now staged as a dining room with a moderate-sized dining table and simple riveted fabric dining chairs. A chandelier of pendant lights adds illumination and a visual focal point, as seen on Buying & Selling.
Varied fabrics and textures in shades of blue come together to provide a look of beauty and feeling of peace in this open dining space. A chandelier with 10 mini lamps hangs above the table, which is surrounded by upholstered armchairs.