To showcase the collection of teacups the family has accumulated, the back of the bench has been fashioned as a cabinet. These cabinets close securely in keep the family's two pets from accidentally decommissioning any of the pieces.
The red and black color palette of this dining room makes a bold statement in this dining room. The neutral color on the walls makes these vivid colors pop, while the natural light from the surrounding windows helps to soften the light put out by the unique chandelier.
A local artist was commissioned to create a dramatic floral entry to the dining room. An arched doorway leads the way to the dining room, which shows off the room's floral upholstered chairs, red curtains and neutral tile floors.
This bold dining room features vibrant red accents paired with an oval dining table and plush neutral tufted armchairs. A traditional candelabra chandelier hangs from a metallic tray ceiling, while a bay window allows natural light to illuminate the space.
The first-floor garrison room currently serves as an elegant dining room with its own fireplace and original, never-painted paneling and hard-pine flooring. Originally built in 1665 in Billerica, Mass., this Pilgrim-era saltbox garrison home is believed to be one of the oldest homes in the country. It was dismantled and reconstructed board-by-board in Gilmanton, N.H.
The colors and patterns take this traditional breakfast nook in a decidedly contemporary direction. Red gives vibrant punch to the banquette and table. Drawers beneath the bench provide handy hidden storage.
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.
When setting up your mobile Christmas tree in a formal dining room, why not use elements from your place settings as tree decor? This traditional dining room was given an unexpected look with ornaments made from flatware in gold and silver tones.
An antique brass chandelier hangs above the dining table with Windsor chairs. The wallpaper and floor-to-ceiling curtains, along with the collections of blue toile plates, give this dining room a romantic, vintage feel.
An eclectic breakfast nook is decorated with colorful pillows in red, yellow, black, and white patterns. An ornate dining table and large metallic wall art provide the focal point of the room while yellow florals and accessories add to the pops of color in the throw pillows. A simple patterned tea set signals guests to relax and enjoy the space.