Breezy fabrics, woven textures and seashells work surprisingly well with evergreens, mercury glass and elegant china. With seashells available in craft stores year round, you don't have to live by the seaside to use beach inspired decor when the holidays roll around. Add in favorite pieces beach vacation finds to give the table a personal touch.
Nothing evokes a summer feel quite like starfish and seashells. HGTV fan single_mom_on_a_budget dressed up her shabby chic dining room with her favorite beach elements in mind. She incorporated seashells into her year-round china display and then turned the dining table into a dreamy setup for four. Celebrate summer by creating a seasonal table setup of seashells, starfish, candles and small driftwood pieces. Invite people over for seafood favorites, like grilled fish, pan-roasted scallops and coconut shrimp, to go with the warm-weather theme.
Natural light is the key to ensuring the proper color values of each tone; however, when a white-on-white tablescape is lit artificially or with candlelight, each shade will be strongly influenced by bulbs or flames, causing the colors to read more warmly with yellow undertones.
A simple pendant shade with rope drop hangs centered over this coastal-inspired dining table. The lighting, rustic chairs and orange starfish napkin holders creates an airy atmosphere perfect for a beach house.
Dining Room With Spooky Halloween Decor & Table Settings
For Halloween flair with a classic, masculine and midcentury modern twist, this Victorian dining room was furnished with modern pieces from the 1950s and 1960s and decorated in charcoal, black and orange hues.
This designer dining room features a chunky dark timber table and casual white chairs to create a relaxed dining room in this coastal home. A contemporary painting of a local cliff is framed in a dark timber frame to tie in with the table.
Eclectic Dining Room With Table Setting and Ornate Mirror
In this bold dining room, color unites different elements and styles to create an eclectic space. A large mirror with a tapestry frame sets the tone for the orange place settings on the richly grained dining table.
Open, Contemporary Dining Room With Hot Pink Table Setting
Light reflects off the stainless steel backs of the contemporary chairs surrounding the glass dining table. Hot pink napkins match the orchid centerpiece bringing color accents to the table. An animal hide rug adds a darker hue to the bright room and also adds a textural personality to the dining space.
An enlarged photo of pool water makes up this diptych, serving as a unique piece of framed art which fits the contemporary coastal theme of this dining room. The espresso-stained wood buffet table creates a nice contrast with the bright white walls and complements the various hues of blue.
Simple Dining Table Centerpiece In Coastal Dining Room
A built-in wooden china cabinet showcases coastal decor and special occasion dishes, while adding some natural texture to this space. Stock flowers and greenery make up this simple centerpiece for an effortless, elegant look.
Timeless, Formal Dining Room With Traditional Rug, Table Setting & Chandelier
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.
The large rustic dining table comfortably seats eight with a mix of chairs and a bench in a perfect example of the home's friendly, unfussy style. Overhead, painting the sloped ceiling white helps it fade into the background and makes the room feel even more spacious.
Traditional Blue Dining Room With Ornate Chandelier and Fancy Table Setting
This formal dining room table setting incorporates a heavy linen tablecloth, several china dishes, crystal goblets and a full bouquet of flowers as a centerpiece. An ornate chandelier and fancy blue dining chairs add to the elegance of the space.