A formal dining room is a wonderful amenity to have in a home. It is the place where friends and family gather for holiday meals, informal dinners, and good conversation. Decorating a dining room to create an appealing and impressive atmosphere is a great way to make the space even more comfortable and inviting, and the following creative decorating ideas will help you add style and designer appeal. Absolutely anyone can make an ordinary dining room look like a million bucks!
Add Impact with Paint
Nothing else changes the look of a room quite like paint, and a dining room that looks tired and ordinary can be punched up with a brand new hue. Consider existing room decor when choosing a color. You might be inspired by a particular shade of blue in a vase or an accent hue in a favorite wall hanging. Colors that already exist in surrounding decor are ideal to use when painting and decorating and should be considered when searching for inspiration.
Create a Focal Point
Every room needs a focal point, and a dining room with a bare wall is ideal for creating a stylish eye-catching display. Choose a high-quality metal wall hanging, a large mirror, a wall clock, or highly impressive architectural pieces that blend well with the style of the dining room. Surround a fine piece of your choice with smaller wall hangings that coordinate well with the main piece. Alternately, smaller pieces that go well together can be hung on a wall to create a dining room focal point that is sure to impress and create a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
Wrought Iron Wall Decor
If you want to dress up a bare wall in the dining room, consider choosing wrought iron wall decor. When searching for wrought iron wall decor you will find many different sizes and styles, and a large wrought iron wall hanging is ideal for decorating an expansive dining room wall. High-quality wrought iron is intricately detailed, and many pieces include rich colors and amazing textures that will add interest and design to a dining room. If the desire to change the look of the room ever comes to mind, the same pieces can be used when decorating other areas of the home, and they will never go out of style.
Caulk and Stick Crown Molding
Crown molding looks absolutely stunning in a dining room, but many people will not consider installing crow molding because of the difficulty in cutting angles to attain a perfect fit. Caulk and stick options make it possible for anyone to install crown molding when decorating a dining room. The ends are precut, and if you can squeeze the trigger on a caulking gun, you can install this type of crown molding in one afternoon. When installing this impressive crown molding that comes in styles ranging from contemporary to elegant, nails and a saw are never required, and it turns out looking professionally installed.
Wall Wine Racks
One of the most impressive ways to decorate a bare dining room wall is with wall wine racks. Unlike many floor model varieties that are nothing more than racks that hold bottles of wine, decorative wall wine racks are extraordinary, and they are ideal for decorating a stylish dining room. Many finely crafted wall wine racks include highly detailed grapevines and clusters of grapes. The vines gracefully wrap around bottles of wine, sparkling juice, or water colored to look like fine wine. Two wall wine racks on a single dining room wall look even more impressive than one. When used with the aforementioned decorating techniques, wall wine racks will add considerable style while making the dining area in your home feel more welcoming and comfortable than ever.
Jessica Ackerman is the senior staff writer for WallDecorandHomeAccents.com, and she has a great deal of knowledge regarding wall design and interior decorating. Stop by the website for many more tips on ways to decorate walls with unique iron decor, wine racks, wall mirrors, and amazing contemporary metal wall art.
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