For more special occasions like holidays and dinner parties, the owners can make use of this stylish and sophisticated dining room. Here, a long table comfortably seats twelve, while a cabinet and buffet make room for plates.
Because the living space flows right into the dining room, the designers used two large rugs to visually delineate the two zones. With a wood table layered on top and six chairs all around, this space is ready for formal occasions.
Who said formal needs to be boring? Add vibrant color to a formal dining space to create a relaxing, fun vibe. Shades of blue are divided by a white chair rail that unite the wall and curtains. The plush, blue tufted sofa becomes the focal point, accented with multi-colored throw pillows. The green palm tree leaves add natural dimension and color.
This huge wraparound sunroom and screened porch provide the perfect place for outdoor entertaining. A large dining table with space for six guests sits beneath a modern pendant light with patterned outdoor carpeting.
What was an empty wall in the informal dining space now houses built-in storage cubbies for each family member to stash their accessories, as seen on HGTV's Cousins Undercover. The mixed use of the room is appropriate in a casual living space.
Since this Seattle home has such an expansive floor plan, the owners were able to construct a special guest suite, complete with a sitting area and dining space. Here, visitors will find a large brown leather sectional, coffee table, two ottomans and a colorful artwork.
A more formal space to gather, this living room offers a stylish place for guests to sit and relax with drinks before dinner (or drinks after dinner, whichever you prefer). The chandelier suspended above adds another level of elegance to the design.
Large windows fill this formal living space with natural light and emphasize the room's grand design. Crown molding, original wallpaper and ornate detailing around the windows and fireplace ensure that there's plenty to admire.
This timeless dining room features an ornate, traditional rug and dining set, vintage crystal chandelier and large bay window. The chandelier was reclaimed from a and the needlepoint is a family piece that has been passed down. The formal space is large enough to accommodate seating for a large family.