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Pendant lighting ideas for dining rooms

A regular-size pendant – or a pair or trio – is a classic way to illuminate eating spaces, but how about being bolder? Houzz UK deputy editor. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for the… More Go big and statement-y with the lights you hang above your dining table and you could be adding the standout decorative touch that ...

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7 Ways to Paint Your Dining Table

Looking for a super-easy and quick DIY job for the weekend? Why not transform a favourite table? Houzz UK deputy editor. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for the… More The dining table is typically the heart of the home and gets lots of daily love and wear. So perhaps yours is in need of a little affection in ...

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Mismatched or Matching Dining Chairs – Which Would You Go For?

Has this staple of eclectic interiors had its day? Find out if it’s time to update to a uniform seating selection Houzz UK deputy editor. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for the… More When designers started to show off interiors with dining chairs that didn’t match but looked well-chosen and perfect for the space, it was a breath ...

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Is it Over for Mismatched Dining Chairs?

Has this staple of eclectic interiors had its day? Find out if it’s time to update to a uniform seating selection Houzz UK deputy editor. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for the… More When designers started to show off interiors with dining chairs that didn’t match but looked well-chosen and perfect for the space, it was a breath ...

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You’re Going to Love These Ideas for Dining Space Storage

Nowhere to put your tableware? Make the most of your dining area with these chic storage solutions Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More It makes sense to build storage into your dining area, as it will give you easy access to dinner sets, serving dishes, linens and wine glasses, and free up space in ...

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10 Ideas for Divine Dining Table Lighting

Illuminate your home’s eating area with one of these atmospheric additions Houzz UK Contributor. Freelance journalist and interiors obsessive, renovating a… More Lighting often falls by the wayside when putting together a room, when, in fact, it should be front and centre. Practical yet ambient illumination is most effective when combining several sources – such as lamps, uplights, pendants and ...

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Love Throwing Dinner Parties? This Item Will Elevate Your Space

Pull up a chair that feels comfortable for multiple courses and coffee. Check out these smart choices and showstoppers Houzz Contributor. I’m a freelance journalist and editor writing for nationals, magazines… More Good company and great food go a very long way, but seat guests on chairs that see them wriggling long before the meal’s over and a get-together won’t ...

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10 Ideas for Divine Dining Room Lighting

Illuminate your home’s eating area with one of these atmospheric additions Houzz UK Contributor. Freelance journalist and interiors obsessive, renovating a… More Lighting often falls by the wayside when putting together a room, when, in fact, it should be front and centre. Practical yet ambient illumination is most effective when combining several sources – such as lamps, uplights, pendants and ...

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Room Tour: A Small Victorian House Gains an Unusual Extension

Extraordinary glazing, cool cladding and a 3m-high door make this modern dining-space extension stand out from the crowd Houzz Contributor. I’ve been writing for interiors magazines for over 10 years and… More Built in simpler times as humble workers’ cottages, the dinky half houses that line this street have all been adapted in some way or other. Extending up and ...

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10 Interesting Ways to Add Art to Your Dining Area

Try these foolproof ideas for flaunting your favourite pieces and dazzling your guests with art while they dine Houzz contributor and head curator at Rise Art which showcases, rents and sells great… More Perhaps one of the most sophisticated and sociable spaces in the home, the dining area is where you gather to eat and chat, making it the perfect ...

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10 Ways to Make Art a Talking Point in Your Dining Area

Try these foolproof ideas for flaunting your favourite pieces and dazzling your guests with art while they dine Houzz contributor and head curator at Rise Art which showcases, rents and sells great… More Perhaps one of the most sophisticated and sociable spaces in the home, the dining area is where you gather to eat and chat, making it the perfect ...

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10 Smart Ways to Maximise a Small Dining Space

Having a small dining area doesn’t mean you need to scrimp on form or function, as these gorgeous spaces prove Houzz contributor and UK-based freelance journalist with more than 5 years experience… More Does hosting dinner parties send you into a spin? If you live in a modest home or apartment with limited space, it’s possible your dining area is ...

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