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Decorate your dining room with sunny shades

Decorate your dining room with shades of bright buttercup, retro prints and mid-century-inspired wooden furniture.

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Love this Dining Room

  • Using lots of plants, both real and artifi cial, is a great way to prevent a large amount of colour from becoming too over powering.
  • Accessories with gloss finishes, such as pendant lights and vases, help bounce light around the room, making it feel more spacious.
  • Continue light-timber flooring planks up to dado-rail height, blurring the space of the floor.
  • Break up vibrant hues by introducing dark-wood furniture via a statement sideboard.
  • Show off glassware and store dining essentials in an open-front bookcase. Add wallpaper to the backs of shelves to create a display piece.

 

Styling Tip

Adding a vibrant rug that complements the shape of the table zones the eating area and reduces the amount of flooring on show, bringing the focus to the middle of the room.

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Retro Print

Sixties-inspired wallpaper is a striking backdrop for stark ceramics.

 

Rustic Style

Layer tableware in contrasting textures – combine smooth ceramics with tactile placemats.

 

Sleek Scandi

Add interest to a corner with blocks of warming colours, faux plants and retro furniture in rattan.

 

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Photography: Andrew Boyd