Never be isolated from your dinner guests in this open-plan dining room and kitchen, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows for plenty of natural light. Dark hardwoods offset white upholstered chairs, light gray walls with white crown molding, and light marble countertops.
A round dining table offers space for additional guests and takes advantage of a covered area of the patio -- a perfect dining spot, even in the event of rain. A large lantern-style pendant light fits with the era of the home and matches sconce lighting near the exterior doors.
The hallway's stenciled treatment continues into the dining room, creating a sense of flow between the two spaces. Thanks to its dove hue, the design pairs well with the marble-topped table and black dining chairs. Lambswool seats soften the setting.
Let Mother Nature be your guide the next time you're setting the dining room table for guests. A large vase of tall, leafy branches, several floral arrangements in various sizes, colorful leaves as name-tag holders, plus apples and pumpkins combine for a gorgeous yet easy-to-achieve look for fall.
Crisp white walls provide a clean, fresh backdrop for this contemporary dining room, and a symmetrical gallery wall adds tasteful touches of color. On the adjacent wall, built-in aquariums offer endless entertainment. A funky black chandelier crowns the space with whimsy, and a live-edge dining table lends unexpected warmth and rusticity to the design.
For their dining room, the homeowners wanted a space that would be a contemporary take on lavish Baroque style. Patterned silver wallpaper sets the tone. Red dining chairs and a glittering chandelier made of silver chain complete the look.
This bold breakfast nook pairs together a lipstick red wall color with metallic crown molding and floral Roman shades. A vintage metal chandelier with mini lampshades hangs over a round ivory dining table, while four wooden chairs with red plaid upholstery offer seating for casual dining.
Space is utilized well int his open design home. A banquette table and window bench seating allow for extra floor space in the dining area. Purple pillows bring a splash of color while black chairs add simple, sleek lines to the design. A long table rests against the back of the sofa to solidify the divide between the dining and living room.
A nautical blue-and-white striped rug anchors this neutral dining room, setting the tone for the rest of the decor. The long, white-washed buffet table balances the large built-in china cabinet on the opposite wall for a symmetrical appearance.
This eclectic neutral dining room features white and gold patterned chairs with gold burnished wood trim, surrounding a walnut table with a colorful arrangement of natural elements and stylish candlesticks. A unique brass chandelier draws the eye to the focal point of the room, while antique-finished mirrors pair with a white and gold buffet table and vintage accessories to add visual interest to the opposite wall.
Green walls and a decidedly coastal feel are reflected in the flourishing houseplant sitting on a floating shelf in the dining room of HGTV Dream Home 2013. The driftwood-inspired lamp is a nice natural touch.